news Husband defends wife’s viral TikTok exercise video
A husband doubled down on his admiration for his wife after she posted a video prioritizing exercise before she got caught up in housework.
Phil MacKenzie, a father of four, said in a recent interview that he cares about his spouse Brodie’s health and is still “by his side.” today.
“I think mothers, especially Brody, need to put themselves first. There’s the burden of women feeling like they have to do everything themselves, and I think we’re going to change that narrative.” .
His comment came weeks after he posted a TikTok video that went viral. He recorded his wife working when the house was still messy and had chores to do. But many viewers criticized him for sharing the clip, accusing him of not helping his wife with household chores.
Regarding some of this criticism, the couple clarified that today Phil admits that housework isn’t just the wife’s responsibility, and says they work together to keep the space clean.
“I am always happy to help,” he said. “Neither of us can sit, but I still know inside you that it’s killing you.
He further emphasized the first point of his video. It was to show how proud Brody was for putting himself first.
“I’ve seen her do things for herself. She always puts others before herself, so I think that’s the nicest thing, right?” explained. “Children, family, home. And I think that mess can wait. I can handle it later.”
Brody said he was able to find entertainment in the video, which has over four million views, despite the controversy.
“I was working out and the macaroni and cheese pieces fell and I laughed to death,” she said. “I was like, ‘This is chaos, but I’m just going to start working out and feel better.’ And I did.”
Phil and Brody are parents to 5-year-old son Hudson, 2-year-old twins Borden and Preston, and 3-month-old son Ashton.
Earlier this month, Phil first shared a video on TikTok. In that video, his wife could be seen watching TV while working out, and he also showed different parts of the house that were particularly messy, such as the living room and dining room. .
“Today I went to where my wife works while our newborn was taking a nap,” he wrote in the text above the clip. There was a need, there was a need to do the laundry, and a million other things she felt she had to do.And yet I couldn’t be more proud.Instead, She decided to take a little time for herself, which she deserves ten times more.
He then sent a message to viewers, adding: Chaos and household chores can always wait, but your mental health should never be sacrificed.
In the comments on the post, many people questioned Phil sharing the video, claiming he should have helped his partner clean up.
One wrote, “My husband does everything except housework,” while another said, “Put down your phone and get your broom.”
A third contributor writes: I didn’t record her. I did the dishes, the laundry, etc. “
Others, however, defended their father, one of whom commented: This was a great video trying to support moms. “
Independent I am reaching out to Phil for comment.