Final Combating Championship CEO Dana White adopted by means of on his promise to take away Peloton gear from the UFC’s coaching heart after comic Theo Von accused Peloton of pressuring him to take down a podcast episode that featured presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
Von posted a video of White to Instagram on Wednesday by which the UFC boss confirmed off new health bikes in his gymnasium that changed the Peloton gear. (RELATED: ‘Go F*ck Your self’: Dana White Gave Epic Response To ‘Massive Sponsor’ Who Requested Him To Take Professional-Trump Publish Down)
“So folks had been hitting me up, asking me if I actually removed the Pelotons,” White stated. “What did I inform ya? Pelotons are gone!”
Whereas interviewing White on Nov. 14, Von comic that exposed Peloton was the corporate that allegedly pulled its commercial after his episode with Kennedy aired.
“Peloton was the those who needed an advert out, Peloton,” Von stated 45 minutes into the podcast episode. “Peloton sells stationary bikes and in the meantime they bought an issue with Robert fucking Kennedy?” White responded. “Fuck you Peloton.”
White and Von proceeded to mock the CEO of Peloton, with White promising he would take away the Peloton bikes from his gymnasium.
A spokesperson for Peloton instructed Fox Information the corporate pulled its adverts as a result of Von violated its “model security pointers” however disputed claims that Peloton instructed Von to take away his episode with Kennedy. The spokesperson defined that the rules bar Peloton from inserting adverts alongside “drug and alcohol use, vulgar language, inappropriate issues, crude humor, sexual themes, political points [and] racial points.” In 2020, the corporate pledged $100 million to preventing racial injustice, with CEO and co-founder John Foley committing Peloton to the “work of anti-racism.”
White additionally brokered a deal for Peloton competitor Echelon to sponsor Von’s podcast, he stated on Wednesday’s episode of Barstool Sports activities’ “Bussin’ with the Boys” present.
Kennedy appeared on Von’s “This Previous Weekend” podcast for the third time in September, previous to his resolution to drop his bid for the Democratic nomination and run as an unbiased as an alternative.