How Fan Bingbing’s Scandal Affected Chinese Influencers’ Brand Perception

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As the dust settles, it is time to revisit how much impact Fan’s scandal has had on the brands that she endorsed. 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

What Reality Show 101 Tells Us About Contemporary Femininity in China

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In contemporary China, sassy idols like singer Wang Ju – also referred to as “the Chinese Beyonce” – are garnering attention for embodying the rise of female empowerment. Read More

Headlines from China: Income Tax Rate For Chinese Celebrities Increased to 42%

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In light of the recent tax evasion scandals in the entertainment industry, Chinese authorities have set new income tax rate for celebrities effective on August 1. Read More

A Brief History of China’s Tomboy Heartthrobs

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‘Produce 101’ contestant Sunnee is only the most recent in a long line of androgynous pop idols. Read More

Headlines from China: How Celebrities Avoid Taxes in China

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As the recent tax evasion probe sparked by Fan Bingbing's contract leak makes the headlines, more strategies Chinese celebrities use to avoid high taxes are discussed in this article. Read More

Meet China’s Latest Unlikely Gay Icon

 /  Celebrity  / 
Tanned, curvy, glamorous, and “old” by idol standards at 25, the Shanghainese talent show contestant has taken China’s social media by storm. In particular, Wang has secured a firm fan base of gay men and feminists through her stint on “Produce 101.” Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Stars Walk the Red Carpet at Cannes Opening Night

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While what celebrities wore at the Met Gala last night in New York is still a hot topic, anther red carpet visual feast is being presented on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. The 71st Cannes Film Festival officially raised its curtain today. Read More

Disagreement Between Chinese Celebrities Sparks Online Accusations of Gender Inequality

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A disagreement during a private New Year's party has become the unlikely catalyst for a nation-wide  discussion over gender politics in no short part due to the number of famous Chinese celebrities involved. Read More

Boy-Coin: The World’s First Fan-Made Cryptocurrency

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A new cryptocurrency targeting fans of teen boy band TFBoys took Chinese social media by storm over the weekend, but the pop trio’s agency has denied having any affiliation with the project. Read More