Trending in China: Wanda Tycoon’s Son Accused of Harassing a Woman for Four Years

What’s trending?

With more than 14 million followers on Weibo, Wanda Group heir Wang Sicong regularly attracts a six-figure viewership for his posts on wealth, celebrity and women. On Tuesday, the 33-year-old was himself the subject of a trending story by livestreamer Sun Yining about contact between them over the past four years in which she describes feeling “afraid.”

Wang Sicong is son of the chairman of Dalian Wanda Group, Wang Jianlin, who has a net worth of $14 billion, according to Forbes. The older Wang fell down the rich list in 2020 as his real estate and cinema groups lost out during the Coronavirus pandemic, but Dalian Wanda Group remains China’s largest real estate development company and the world’s largest movie theater operator.

What’s the story?

Sun took to Weibo Tuesday to itemize uncomfortable encounters between the two, which included Wang sending Sun gift money on her streaming channel, showing up at her home uninvited, claiming she was his girlfriend in front of friends and disputing her word when she told him she was a lesbian.

Wang, a board member of his father’s conglomerate and chairman of Prometheus Capital, a private equity investment company, is considered one of China’s most eligible bachelors and is often seen out and about with models and online celebrities. The second-generation billionaire responded to Sun’s accusations saying the relationship between the two had had warmer periods, posting screenshots of other messages as evidence. Continue to read the full article here

– This article originally appeared on Caixin Global.