Woman confronts ‘creepy old man’ who wouldn’t stop staring at her at the gym

Woman confronts ‘creepy old man’ who wouldn’t stop staring at her at the gym — even after she had her husband come over to block his view of her workout

  • Heidi Aragon, a personal trainer in Orange County, California, shared a TikTok video of the stranger walking up to her and watching her work out.
  • She had her husband come over, but the man kept staring at her
  • Heidi eventually got frustrated and stared back, thinking he’d get the point
  • However, he reportedly kept looking at her until she finally confronted him
  • Heidi said the man claimed he was ‘just looking around’ but he ‘shut up’ once he found out she was recording her workouts
  • The video has been viewed more than 17.4 million times



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A woman has publicly called a ‘creepy’ man who wouldn’t stop staring at her at the gym after he caught his behavior on camera while filming her workout.

Heidi Aragon, a personal trainer in Orange County, California, shared a TikTok video of herself confronting the stranger after numerous attempts to get him to stop watching her workout.

“This creepy old man at the gym kept staring at me,” she explained using the app’s text-to-speech feature. “So I told my husband, and he came to work out next to me.”

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Heidi Aragon, a personal trainer in Orange County, California, shared a TikTok video of a “creepy old man” walking up to her and watching her work out

Heidi, who was recording her workout, saw the man staring at her several times

Heidi, who was recording her workout, saw the man staring at her several times

Heidi, who was recording her workout, saw the man staring at her several times

The footage shows the man sitting by a machine and looking at Heidi even after her husband came up to them and stood between them.

“I decided to stop exercising and stare back,” she said. “I thought he had the picture.”

However, when she tried to do another set, she realized that the stranger was still staring at her. She claimed she was so fed up with walking up to him and confronting him about his behavior, which he initially denied.

“I told him if he’s going to train in this corner, he should stop staring and make me feel uncomfortable,” she said. “His response was, ‘I’m just looking around.’

The TikToker had her husband come to train for her to block the man's view, but he kept looking at her

The TikToker had her husband come to train for her to block the man's view, but he kept looking at her

The TikToker had her husband come to train for her to block the man’s view, but he kept looking at her

Heidi got so frustrated she started staring at the man, thinking he would understand

Heidi got so frustrated she started staring at the man, thinking he would understand

Heidi got so frustrated she started staring at the man, thinking he would understand

However, the stranger kept staring and eventually she had to confront him

However, the stranger kept staring and eventually she had to confront him

However, the stranger kept staring and eventually she had to confront him

“I then told him that I was recording my workouts and that I have it on film,” she added. “He fell silent very quickly.”

Heidi shared her outrage when she posted the now viral video last month, which has been viewed more than 17.4 million times.

“Don’t sit there and tell me you’re not doing something when I have proof,” she wrote in the caption.

The trainer’s video has received nearly 30,000 comments so far, and while many people praised her for calling the stranger out, there were some men who defended his actions.

Heidi said the man claimed he was 'just looking around' but he 'shut up' once he found out she was recording her workouts

Heidi said the man claimed he was 'just looking around' but he 'shut up' once he found out she was recording her workouts

Heidi said the man claimed he was ‘just looking around’ but he ‘shut up’ once he found out she was recording her workouts

The video has been viewed more than 17.4 million times, and while fans praised her for confronting the man, some critics tried to blame her for what she was wearing.

The video has been viewed more than 17.4 million times, and while fans praised her for confronting the man, some critics tried to blame her for what she was wearing.

The video has been viewed more than 17.4 million times, and while fans praised her for confronting the man, some critics tried to blame her for what she was wearing.

Many commentators criticized the stranger and the men in the comments who defended his behavior at the gym

Many commentators criticized the stranger and the men in the comments who defended his behavior at the gym

Many commentators criticized the stranger and the men in the comments who defended his behavior at the gym

Critics who failed to get the point blamed Heidi for wearing purple leggings and a crop top, claiming she posts videos of herself training thousands of people to watch.

“The fact that she’s wearing any kind of pants doesn’t entitle him to stare repeatedly. It’s not a difficult concept,” someone wrote.

‘They [is] literally wearing normal workout clothes for a [woman]. There is no excuse for that man’s actions. It doesn’t matter what she wears,’ someone else insisted.

Another added: ‘What she’s wearing has nothing to do with this. I am a lesbian woman and do not stare. It’s really not difficult. Boys are just creepy.’

If guys ever wonder why? [girls] only gyms are getting more popular, read the comments,” a TikToker noted.

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