Mar 22, 2024 - News

Fully Dressed: Richard Simmons' health scare

Photo shows Richard Simmons looking at the camera with praying hands.

Richard Simmons in a 1996 file photo. Photo: Evan Hurd/Sygma via Getty Images

🤷🏻 Richard Simmons, who is from New Orleans, is making headlines after saying he was dying — then clarifying he's not dying — and later opening up about his skin cancer diagnosis. (People)

  • But then he clarified in a later post that the diagnosis was "so many years ago."

🎉 The Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans hosts a parade and costume party tomorrow night to celebrate Purim. (Details)

  • The Uptown JCC hosts its 53rd annual Adloyadah Purim Carnival on Sunday. (Details)

🏛️ A new City Hall got one step closer to reality yesterday when City Council members approved a land swap deal. ( | The Times-Picayune 🔒)

🐀 DA Jason Williams toured NOPD's evidence room and says the rat infestation is just a small part of the "deplorable conditions" for employees. (WWL)

💰 MacKenzie Scott, the cofounder of Amazon, donated millions this week to Louisiana nonprofits. (Full list of agencies)


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