Was Whatshername more interesting with Renard?
Is it objectifying to tally her worth as an (imaginary) person by the man she's hitched her wagon to?
Is it objectifying to tally his worth as an (imaginary) person by the woman he's hitched his wagon to?
No... It doesn't matter if you cast the girl as a wagon or the horse, it's still relatively dehumanizing only for the lady.
Men are fricking bulletproof