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Richard Simmons’ Daytime Drag: Which Look Is Best?

The Emmys have never been known as a particularly thrilling event, but nothing could have prepared us for the almost unbearable three-hour snoozefest that happened this year. Dare we say the best part of the evening involved someone that wasn’t even in the room?

As you may have heard, America’s favorite fro-toting fitness guru Richard Simmons had a blast with the Emmy nominations this year, tweeting a series of hilarious memes starring himself in drag. This man would take any chance to be seen in a wig and colorful blouse, but honestly, what self-respecting Dance Queen wouldn’t?

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He even did male drag!

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But Emmys night wasn’t Richard’s first time at the drag rodeo. Contrary to what Google Image would like you to believe, this man has been donning tutus and blurring the lines between drag and oh my god what is he doing since the ’80s!

In or out of drag, this man is a national treasure. But which of his drag looks are best? Do you prefer Richard in Planned Drag (above), or casual daytime drag (below)?

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By:           Matthew Tharrett
On:           Sep 24, 2013
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  • 15 Comments
    • mykelb
      mykelb

      He needs RuPaul, badly.

      Sep 24, 2013 at 7:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • trelin
      trelin

      I love Richard Simmons. He’s hilarious. He’s worked his ass off (literally) to get where he is today. He’s worth a few million, too. Good for him! Go gurl.

      Sep 24, 2013 at 8:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Grrrowler
      Grrrowler

      I honestly love them all. I generally consider him very annoying, but at the same time I’ve always had a huge amount of respect for him. Simmons in drag really is a great thing.

      Sep 24, 2013 at 9:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Homophile
      Homophile

      Werq!

      Sep 24, 2013 at 10:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • GlitterKidder
      GlitterKidder

      Excuse me while I go wash my eye balls & projectile vomit…

      Sep 25, 2013 at 12:12 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tardis
      tardis

      Wow, Richard Simmons seems interesting.

      Sep 25, 2013 at 2:08 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Caleb in SC
      Caleb in SC

      I hate textspeak, but all I can say is OMG and WTF.

      Sep 25, 2013 at 6:40 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JJinAus
      JJinAus

      I am gay and he makes me homophobic.

      Sep 25, 2013 at 7:28 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • VerleneFarrior
      VerleneFarrior

      my mom in-law just got a nine month old Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe visit homepage,,, gg.gg/hol2

      Sep 25, 2013 at 9:26 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • krystalkleer
      krystalkleer

      come out…come out where E-V-E-R YOU ARE!
      http://getoffmydress.blogspot.com/2013/09/this-is-what-i-do.html

      Sep 25, 2013 at 11:42 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Fitz
      Fitz

      He’s got every right to have some fun.
      Yes, he is from another generation, and the
      gay clown thing won’t be relevant for younger gays…
      but he is genuine and himself, and has made a life out of doing good.

      Sep 25, 2013 at 12:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • WhyteRabbit
      WhyteRabbit

      my favorite has to be the orange tutu with his trademark striped short-shorts lol

      Sep 25, 2013 at 3:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • niles
      niles

      Could this thing be put in a 5150 hold?

      Sep 26, 2013 at 7:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • kevininbuffalo
      kevininbuffalo

      Stepin Fetchit lives. What an a-hole.

      Sep 26, 2013 at 5:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Queer Problems
      Queer Problems

      Queer Problems is loving this up! Check out our latest post featuring this eleganza! http://bit.ly/1ev9jxe

      Jan 9, 2014 at 5:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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