'Peloton Husband' Actor Gives Girlfriend Peloton Bike
NOEL KING, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Noel King. A few weeks ago, an ad for Peloton exercise bikes went viral in a bad way. A husband gives his wife a bike for Christmas, and she dutifully tracks her workouts.
(SOUNDBITE OF PELOTON AD)
MONICA RUIZ: (As character) First ride - I'm a little nervous but excited.
KING: The ad seemed sexist and just weird. So what did Sean Hunter, who played the husband, get his real-life girlfriend for Christmas? A Peloton bike. He wrote on Instagram, here's hoping this goes over better the second time.
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