Peloton sorry after instructor quotes ‘liver of a blasphemous Jew’
Peloton has apologised after one of its instructors referred to “liver of blaspheming Jew” during a live workout.
The company which streams fitness classes online said sorry over the incident involving trainer Christine D’Ercole, confirming the class had been removed from its library.
During a clip sent to Jewish News, D’Ercole used a line from William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, referring to the “liver of blaspheming Jew” .
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A Peloton spokesperson: “Peloton’s aim is to strengthen, support and uplift our diverse community and sometimes we fall short of that goal.
“We apologise that during one of our classes an Instructor quoted a Shakespeare passage that included an antisemitic line.
“This was a mistake and the class has been removed from our library.”