The latest Peloton TV commercial went viral this past week due to some viewers taking offense at a man giving his already thin wife an exercise bike for Christmas, interpreting the husband as being controlling (I did not get that impression at all, she seemed to want the gift and health is not just about a number on a scale). Her unusual stare into the camera was particularly memorable. Ryan Reynolds owns a Aviation Gin and hired the actress from the Peloton commercial to do a “sequel” for his product. Genius idea to capitalize on the social media buzz!
Here is the Peloton commercial, “The Gift That Gives Back”:
Here is the sequel, “The Gift That Doesn’t Give Back”: