Peloton's controversial ad goes viral and sparks backlash

CBS News 4 days ago

Peloton is standing by a controversial TV ad for the company's pricey stationary bikes despite a flurry of online criticism. Detractors say the spot promotes unhealthy views on women's body image and marriage. CBSN Los Angeles' tech expert Jessica Naziri has the latest.


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