Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers from the first episode of And just like that…
Sex and the city producer Michael Patrick King explained why he chose to use Peloton bicycle in a main storyline for the first episode of And just like that…
Big suffered a heart attack at the end of the episode after completing a workout on his Peloton bike, leading fans to speculate that his death was device-related.
However, the characters later insisted that Big had been given permission to use the bike by his doctor – and Peloton released a statement claiming their device may even have delayed his death. character.
In a statement arrive LA time, Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, a member of the Peloton health and wellness advisory board and a preventive cardiologist, said: “I’m sure of it. SATC The fans, like me, are saddened by the news that Mr Big died of a heart attack.
“Mr Big has lived what many call a lavish lifestyle – which includes cocktails, cigars and big steaks – and is at serious risk because he suffered a heart attack earlier in season six.
“These lifestyle choices and perhaps even his family history, often a significant factor, were the likely cause of his death.”
Steinbaum added: “His Peloton cycling may even help delay his cardiac event.”
Now, King has explained why they chose to use a particular Peloton instead of a general spinning bike.
“Well, we knew he was going to have a heart attack. So Peloton has nothing to do with the heart attack,” he said Vanity Fair.
“Peloton is a thing [though] that everyone has now, right? It reflects [modern] society. I wanted something to show that Mr Big is present.
“People keep coming in and saying, ‘Oh, [the characters] old. They are old. ‘ These characters are alive and full of life.”
King added that the bike would be the best way for Big to spend his time during the lockdown.
“He would listen to his record collection and exercise at home,” he said.
“So we built this huge, world-class, luxury spa bath and put the signature item you’ll have in it at home, which is a Peloton. I ride it all the time, not in the bathroom like that.”
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