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Watch Richard Simmons Perform
a Bizarre Dance-Off to Get You
to Sign Up for Obamacare

Mediaite, by Noah Rothman

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/17/2014 7:09:07 PM

There are no words to describe what happened Friday during a live event held by Covered California designed to increase interest among young people in the Affordable Care Act. Actually… there are words: insane, perplexing, inexplicable, and psychologically scarring come to mind. What was billed as a “live celebration of the 35 million Americans who now gain access to affordable health insurance under the Affordable Care Act,” the six and a half hour event rapidly — almost immediately — devolved into a celebration of the offbeat and eccentric. And it was fitness guru Richard Simmons who took us there. Millennials,

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This is really, really bizarre and worse than his appearance on Neil Cavuto´s show. How in the world would this get young people to sign up for 0bamacare?? Who thought this was a good idea?? Simmons has always been unique, but never as weird as this. I don´t know what has happened to him.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/17/2014 7:16:06 PM     (No. 9696249)

I don´t know if anyone would even agree with me but to use Richard Simmons for this gig is cruel. I say cruel because I betchya other celebs said no way to this dumb idea. They know Simmons is so emotionally fragile and he isn´t getting many media invites so he would say YES.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Dante, 1/17/2014 7:20:19 PM     (No. 9696252)

That sad little creature seems like a perfect match for Zero´s signature disaster.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 1/17/2014 7:23:02 PM     (No. 9696255)

Absolutely bizarre. Is this some sort of parody?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/17/2014 7:51:27 PM     (No. 9696286)

This would turn away any sane or reasonable person, but he would be good for Obamacare sign ups.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bazi, 1/17/2014 7:54:53 PM     (No. 9696293)

It was so inspiring, I signed up for obamacare 6 times!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ndanielson, 1/17/2014 7:55:46 PM     (No. 9696294)

Will not go to MEDIAITE, as Tommy Christopher has banned me from posting.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 1/17/2014 8:25:50 PM     (No. 9696314)

He got rejected by moochelle a short time ago so I guess the sweet boy is doubling down....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: uno, 1/17/2014 9:00:58 PM     (No. 9696353)

Good grief! That idiot re-defines "flaming"!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Sandbar, 1/17/2014 9:46:15 PM     (No. 9696380)

I think I´ll pass.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Hazymac, 1/17/2014 10:08:01 PM     (No. 9696390)

Until I saw Richard Simmon´s male dance partner in the face down yoga position raising just his butt suggestively in the air, and remembered Pajama Boy with his black horn-rimmed glasses and his hot chocolate (also touting Obamacare), I had never realized these guys are positively drowning in estrogen like their light-in-the-loafers hero, Zero.

Y´know, someday we just might need manly men again before they´re outlawed by the proudly androgenous P.C. culture.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mikkins2, 1/17/2014 10:16:11 PM     (No. 9696396)

And then comes the moment when you realize your tax dollar paid for it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: steveW, 1/18/2014 12:23:38 AM     (No. 9696480)

Whoever it was that called the election of Barack Obama in 2008 an unforgivable "Celebration of Ignorance" (hey, it was me!) was certainly prescient. Now, they´re even dancing and prancing about how hopelessly ignorant they are.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Safari Man, 1/18/2014 3:51:17 AM     (No. 9696538)

Urban hipsters are so pathetic. Sadly, they exist in large numbers and control our lives.


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Reply 14 - Posted by: belwhatter, 1/18/2014 3:53:44 AM     (No. 9696539)

two more adjectives - gross and grotesque.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/18/2014 5:18:10 AM     (No. 9696562)

Who would be stupid enough to sign up for:
1) high premiums;
2) high co-pays;
3) high caps.

By the time you ponied money up for that, you could have paid cash and still had some left over.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 1/18/2014 7:37:28 AM     (No. 9696642)

I suspect that most ´Rat lo-fo´s have an endless loop of Richard Simmons playing in their heads.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/18/2014 1:01:19 PM     (No. 9697097)

Thanks Richard, now that I know you are not only a moron but a lousy dancer there is NO WAY anyone will sign up for this Fraud!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 1/18/2014 1:13:21 PM     (No. 9697112)

Was that Rachel Madcow´s little brothster?

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