A commercial for an exercise bike has become major news for all the wrong reasons. Peloton released their rather bizarre holiday advertisement which features a husband buying his wife the exercise bike. The woman then documents her journey towards fitness by using the bike. However, many people think the video missed the mark a little bit and some are even dubbing it sexist, according to Fox News.
The clip starts out with the woman being surprised by the Peloton on Christmas morning by her husband. She's excited but admittedly nervous to start using it. As the clip continues, she documents herself waking up early in the morning to workout and heading straight to the bike after work. At times, it is hard to tell if the commercial is meant to be taken seriously or as some sort of a joke.
At the end of the video, the woman gushes about the way this exercise bike changed her life.
"A year ago, I didn't realize how much this would change me. Thank you," she says to her husband, looking up at him emotionally.
Many people have complained on social media that the advertisement is sexist because the husband purchased this gift for his wife, thus essentially conveying that she needed to lose weight or that her body wasn't acceptable as it already was. What further confused people was that the actress in the commercial was already quite thin.