Richard simmons is in brief returning to the highlight to proportion a sweet message.

Days after the most efficient of a TMZ documentary approximately his sudden departure from the public eye

The health icon resurfaced on social media to show his appreciation to his fans

"Thank you, everyone, for your kindness and love!" he wrote in an Aug. 24 Facebook post, signing it, "Love, Richard."

Fans flooded the post with tremendous feedback, with one person writing, "i am so pleased with you for taking time for your self.

You've got given so much of yourself to the arena, and now it's a while. Proper for you.

Thank you for blessing and inspiring me so richly."

Richard Simmons is in brief returning to the highlight to percentage a sweet message.

Richard made his last public look in february 2014, while he unexpectedly stopped coaching at his exercising studio