Equinox, SoulCycle Gym Members Outraged to Discover Owner is Trump Supporter

Rebekah Sager
August 07, 2019 - 12:29 pm

It's recently come to light that real estate developer and majority owner of Related Companies, Stephen Ross is the owner of the popular fitness clubs Equinox, PURE Yoga, Blink Fitness and SoulCycle. 

Worth $7.7 billion according to Forbes, Ross is also the owner or developer of among others, the Miami Dolphins, the Hard Rock Stadium, the Time Warner Center, and Hudson Yards in New York City. 

This weekend Ross will be hosting a fundraiser in Southampton for President Donald Trump. The event features a private table and photo opportunity with the president to the tune of $250,000 to fund Trump's re-election campaign, according to the Washington Post

Reactions on social media have been extreme, with messages circulating on Instagram asking members of the high-end club to boycott. 

Wednesday, SoulCycle responded to the latest news of Ross' ownership. 

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A note from our CEO.

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