Johnny Fort Rumors

A onetime basketball pro and track and field champion, Johnny Fort was advertised as a ”premiere” trainer for the Lakeshore Athletic Club in Lincoln Park. ”Johnny Fort brings an energy to his class that is unmatched,” boasts a flier for Fort’s ”miracle workout” printed by the club. ”Johnny has known only an elite level of commitment and fitness.” According to federal charges, however, it was a different story in the health club’s locker room. That’s where Fort, 45, allegedly arranged to buy 100 grams of heroin in a July 27 exchange that federal authorities say they have on an audio recording. ”Cannot go outside, it’s too dangerous,” Fort is overheard saying on a wiretap as he’s inside the Lakeshore club, according to charges. ”Come to the locker room.”