With Drug Charge, Chinese Comedian’s Career Could Go Up in Smoke

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The 25-year-old’s agency has apologized on social media and announced the indefinite suspension of his projects. Read More

Chinese Actor Schooled for Sexist Parenting Book

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Guo Tao may have won millions of hearts with his acting chops, but recent revelations of chauvinistic chapters from his parenting book have made the popular Chinese actor the brunt of angry fans’ backlash. Read More

Boosted by “Consumption Quotas,” Single Shatters Sales Records

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Fans of Chinese pop star Xiao Zhan are feeling conflicted this week. They’re excited because their idol’s newly released single has broken all-time sales records, but they’re also smarting from criticism over the role they’ve played in the song’s success. Read More

Victoria’s Secret China Ambassador Sparks Discussion on Changing Beauty Norms

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Supporters say the choice of not-particularly-curvy actor Zhou Dongyu is a welcome departure from the lingerie label’s usual nonrepresentative models and spokeswomen. Read More

Billboard and Universal Music Group Fudge Truth to Cover Up Kris Wu Controversy

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For many US listeners, November 2nd was the first time they’d heard of the mega-popular Chinese hip-hop and pop artist. Read More

Celebrity Weddings: A (Renewed) Opportunity for Luxury Product Placement

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Two weeks ago, a highly-anticipated celebrity wedding ceremony in Vienna, Austria took China’s social media by storm. Luxury brands like Chloé, Roger Vivier and Ermenegildo Zegna, plus destination marketing agency Vienna Tourism Board, which sponsored the newlyweds, received great social media exposure. Read More

Will Luxury Brands and Fans Forgive Chinese Superstar Fan Bingbing?

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All these brands have not made official announcements regarding the star, but one Chinese media publication Daily Fashion News said today that several luxury brands had quietly cut ties with Fan, in particular naming Montblanc as ceasing the partnership. Read More

Why It’s Silly For Chinese to Worry About ‘Sissy’ Young Men

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The real crisis of masculinity isn’t “sissy pants” — it’s a generation of men anxious and insecure about their declining social status. Read More

Chinese Celebrities Given Social Responsibility Rankings

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List from Beijing Normal University and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences puts ‘Dying to Survive’ actor at the top and the recently disappeared Fan Bingbing at the bottom. Read More