Combine All Your ’80s Favorites With These Richard Simmons and David Hasselhoff Chia Pets


If you were conscious during the ’80s, chances are the “ch-ch-ch-chia!” jingle has been stuck in your head more times than you’d like to admit. And now, you can fully embrace the nostalgia of the decade with Chia Pets modeled after Knight Rider star David Hasselhoff and Sweatin’ to the Oldies mainstay Richard Simmons.

Yes, the classic Chia Pet, which is more of a planter really, is back in business. This terra cotta planter is sculpted to resemble each of these icons of the ’80s, and all you need to help them grow their gorgeous hair is a little sunshine, water, and TLC.

You can choose from “The Hoff,” who comes rocking his trademark smirk, leather jacket, and a collared shirt (unbuttoned, of course). The seeds spread on his head, so he’ll grow what looks like a green helmet over his luscious locks. This one is available right now via Entertainment Earth and Amazon for $20. But keep in mind you’ll have to wait a bit for him to arrive if you order from Entertainment Earth, since shipping isn’t until sometime in May 2021.

If you’re more partial to workout legends, you might want this uncanny Richard Simmons Chia Pet. His mouth is agape in the type of joy that could only come from doing squats to The Newbeats’ “Bread and Butter.” More than his big goofy hairstyle, you also get to grow his chest hair, which is just magnificent.

Richard Simmons is available right now for $19 via Amazon. And you wouldn’t want to leave him hairless, right? Right. So take this bust home, find a good place where it’ll motivate you constantly, and start growing. Your home will feel like the ’80s in no time.

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