Peloton Actress Reacts To Viral Infamy: 'I Think It Was Just My Face' | TODAY

  • Published on Dec 12, 2019
  • Monica Ruiz, the actress who starred in a Peloton ad that drew mockery on social media, visits TODAY to respond to the controversy, saying she reluctantly decided to appear “when it didn’t blow over.” Ruiz also appeared in an ad for Ryan Reynolds’ gin that made fun of the Peloton ad - and she’s surprised when the actor joins her live on air! NBC News’ parent company Comcast is an investor in Peloton.
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Comments • 5 164

  • K Dawg
    K Dawg 10 hours ago

    Lots of unhappy and angry people on the internet just looking for things to offend them

  • Johnny Marco
    Johnny Marco 16 hours ago

    Attention Fat People; buy a Peloton bike and lose a 100 pounds.

  • Johnny Marco
    Johnny Marco 16 hours ago

    This is a good commercial. The people that find it as an outrage are idiots.

  • Compusential
    Compusential 21 hour ago

    That gin ad is genius, considering what Ryan Reynolds went through after Green Lantern.

  • N B
    N B 2 days ago +1

    I watched the commercial and I can’t find one offensive thing about it. I got a vacuum for my birthday. Was I mad? No! Because I needed one and I was happy to have it. This fake feminism crap needs to stop! We’ve achieved about as much equality as we humanly can. Signed, a woman.

  • Asian Import
    Asian Import 2 days ago

    She’s actually so pretty.

    THERESE BERTUSO 2 days ago

    I got a cook book from my husband for Christmas. I want a peloton instead since I’m always home watching our 2 year old son. I would totally love a fitness/exercise equipment. Im on my journey from beginning of last year to lose weight mostly from dieting because I’m home watching my then 1 year old son. Why all the negativity. Not a question.

  • Jaron Kirk
    Jaron Kirk 3 days ago

    Can someone explain to me why people like cancel culture?

  • Lawrence Capener
    Lawrence Capener 3 days ago

    Ur "straight trash" if u think this ad is straight trash

  • Mo S
    Mo S 5 days ago

    Since when did giving someone an exercise bike become sexist? Complain about the other Peloton ad with horrible singing 🥴

  • Max 117
    Max 117 6 days ago

    As it turns out, fit women exercise more than fat women.

  • Emery Rudolph
    Emery Rudolph 6 days ago

    Can we please accelerate finding other habitable planets, so the ultra-sensitive and easily offended can all move there? Oh.... was that remark offensive?

  • BAN ME🏴‍☠️
    BAN ME🏴‍☠️ 7 days ago +1

    If everything is sexist then sexism means nothing. Small problems for small minds

  • Atong Redillas
    Atong Redillas 8 days ago +1

    We are living in a society that are full of idiotic snowflakes. Responses are sickening. How about looking at this in a positive note? Like having good cardiovascular health.


  • DarkestofTimes
    DarkestofTimes 8 days ago +1

    I watched this, on TV when it aired, I never noticed anything even slightly weird about it. Guess I'm just not that sensitive.

  • Grant Wood
    Grant Wood 8 days ago +1

    I’m a personal trainer and I use one of these and so does my fiancé. But well done Ryan Reynolds for seeing the joking side and fun side of it! We are fans of Aviation Gin

  • Steve Larson
    Steve Larson 9 days ago +1

    People are stupid and insane.
    Riding a bike is good too.
    Being offended?
    That’s a choice.
    You’re not offended,
    You want attention.

  • Justin
    Justin 9 days ago

    She’s actually a great mom tho

  • lydiaD777
    lydiaD777 9 days ago

    People exercise for reasons other than losing weight - stress relief, better sleep, heart health, mental health......People are also assuming this woman didn't already exercise. A stationary bike can be for convenience, and not having to bike outside, or at the gym.

  • Hoang Le
    Hoang Le 10 days ago

    She is lovely, that's all I care.

  • Chrissy M
    Chrissy M 10 days ago +1

    Maybe that’s what she wanted for Christmas???? Some ppl are very much into keeping fit. Some people actually like exercising.

  • Sensei Ocean
    Sensei Ocean 10 days ago

    people need to get on a peloton if they wanna meet reynolds

  • D C
    D C 11 days ago

    Whats trash is that they lost $1B because some people disliked a commercial , people have nothing better to do. -_-

  • Gabriel Martinez
    Gabriel Martinez 11 days ago

    I love her 🥺

  • MommaDontRetail
    MommaDontRetail 12 days ago

    Let’s shame a fit woman for wanting to stay fit and then wonder why people of all shapes and sizes are terrified to do anything anymore. It’s sickening.

  • Shawn Gabrish
    Shawn Gabrish 12 days ago

    How could you not jump on all the interviews that you could of had.
    She doesn't want to be used by the media like that probably.

  • ferregu12
    ferregu12 13 days ago

    Men are biologically attracted to thinner women if you say the word feminism you need to have a conversation with God or the universe not with men men were born and created this way

  • fryguyshvifty5
    fryguyshvifty5 14 days ago

    It'd be interesting to see the actual real % of people who ABSOLUTELY HATE outrage culture and are also part of it

  • kgkustomz97ser
    kgkustomz97ser 14 days ago +5

    and here i thought i was the only one whom realized how smoking hot she is

    • Kevin Myers
      Kevin Myers 12 days ago

      This girl is a World Class Beauty!😍

  • Tommy Wiseau
    Tommy Wiseau 15 days ago +2

    Maybe she asked for the bike? Just a thought...
    My girlfriend asked for a fryer for her birthday. Imagine how that ad would of turned out

  • Ben D.
    Ben D. 15 days ago

    I really dont understand the outrage. My mother, who is barely 130pounds asked my father for a bike for Christmas. Do fat people think skinny people dont exercise or something?

  • Potato Chips
    Potato Chips 16 days ago

    People mad because she’s cute

  • francis p
    francis p 17 days ago

    and this is why the world does not take women seriously.

  • Ell Doe
    Ell Doe 17 days ago

    Only stupid fat people were offended.

  • Dee
    Dee 17 days ago

    I'll take the bike if ya'll don't want it.

  • Tae Lim
    Tae Lim 18 days ago

    The stock went down which certainly does not mean the company lost money. Idiotic journalism.

  • Lola Osman
    Lola Osman 18 days ago

    A body in motion stays in motion.

  • Matt Marcoux
    Matt Marcoux 18 days ago

    I really think some people like to be fit. So there is nothing wrong with the ad. Some people have no problem being fat or even obese and have no desire to be fit. But when people whine because they think it is a personal attack on them... well those people need help.

  • empressericaL
    empressericaL 18 days ago

    No ! You are beautifully adorable and the commercial was so cute !

  • Christian Mbabazi
    Christian Mbabazi 18 days ago

    Gotta love people stupidity to lose there mind over an ad more or less a bike probably didn't watch the ad enough to get there probably more to the message

  • Flyleaf Plot
    Flyleaf Plot 18 days ago

    Imagine the outrage if Peloton used a fat actress. 😆 There is no winning with this recreational outrage crowd, unless you’re bashing white men.

  • Happy Jew
    Happy Jew 18 days ago

    It makes my day when people get offended.

  • Paul Presto
    Paul Presto 19 days ago +1

    Outraged fat blobs looking jelly at a pretty,smart,classy working mom and wondering why they can't come close to anything portrayed in this commercial. Watch the VIEW-ask Whoopie her diet tricks-how healthy is 270 pounds-eat your french fries and watch daytime tv on the couch .Nothing wrong with this add. But you may have underlining issues if it bothers you.

  • Fred Arbanscub
    Fred Arbanscub 19 days ago

    Peloton blocked comments on their TVclip page. Totally lame

  • LadyLal
    LadyLal 19 days ago

    Aside from the parody in the gin commercial that made it seem like she didn’t like the gift... that pelaton commercial is NOT a big deal at all....what if *gasp* she actually wanted a pelaton for Christmas...?

  • Katherine Pietras
    Katherine Pietras 19 days ago

    I thought the actress was Fiona from Shameless 😂😂 #twinsies

  • ilr
    ilr 19 days ago

    It wasn't FAT PEOPLE who were offended, IT WAS RADICAL FEMINISTS and their pet Beta men virtue signaliing for Twitter-Points

  • PL Lpsy
    PL Lpsy 20 days ago

    Who would not want a freaking $3k stationary bike as a gift?

  • mike hawk
    mike hawk 20 days ago

    there is no backlash against jewelry commercials. those can be interpreted as your wife doesn't look beautiful unless she has expensive diamond, or saying shes a snob and not happy unless she has expensive diamonds

    NEVILLE ORONNI 20 days ago

    Americans smh!

  • Nephron Pie
    Nephron Pie 21 day ago

    It's not "loosing" weight, it's "losing" weight.

  • gEchochamber
    gEchochamber 21 day ago

    She should be in 💀💩L 3

  • Daniel Colageo
    Daniel Colageo 21 day ago

    Kind, but no it's not your face. It's the socio-political free speech crusade brought to you by the emotive, far-leftist culture.
    Your face is beautiful.
    Also, Ryan. Good guy. Funny, keep it up.

  • shane hester
    shane hester 21 day ago

    the feminist meetoo people should be ashamed

  • BadBoyJR
    BadBoyJR 21 day ago

    It will be great if they make a video the girl on peloton and then taking a sip of the gin. LOL!!

  • Chris F
    Chris F 22 days ago +9

    She is handling this ad nonsense like a true professional

  • Peter T
    Peter T 22 days ago

    A few people on social media are outraged. So what. The vast majority just don’t care. Trying to find things to offend you is a waste of time. Get a life.

  • Unstoppable Power Of YOU

    Peloton missed the mark. They didn’t tell a relatable story....

  • Megan is a gamer
    Megan is a gamer 22 days ago +2

    No one noticed Hoda’s pun “ Why people got spun up about it”. 😂

  • David Maione
    David Maione 22 days ago

    shes hot