As Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai goes missing following explosive sexual assault allegations against a powerful Chinese politician, the Communist Party’s previous squabbles with celebrities and high-profile figures have come under renewed scrutiny. .
Fan Bingbing, one of China’s most famous actresses, suddenly fell was out of the public eye for four months in 2018, raising fears about his safety; When she reappeared, she told new York Times His time in public view has made him “calm down And think seriously about what I want to do in my future life.”
His reappearance came after it was revealed that Fan had been kept at home during a tax evasion investigation by the Chinese government, which served as a warning to the entertainment industry on behalf of the government, according to new York Times.
In the business world, Alibaba Group’s billionaire founder Jack Ma disappeared for three months after a “criticism for operating with” the country’s banks.Stamp shop mentality” drew last year Anger According to Reuters, Chinese officials K.
Popular Chinese Canadian singer-actor Chris Wu, former member of the hit K-pop boy band EXO taken into custody regarding the alleged date-rape in July, and of his Chinese social media accounts as well as those of his companies lowered down, with their songs from music forums; In the offline world, the 30-year-old star’s wax figure was removed at Madame Tussauds Shanghai.
Recently, mentions of actress Zhao Wei – one of China’s most prominent movie stars with 86 million followers on Chinese social media – were eliminated For unknown reasons her works were pulled from China’s Internet, resulting in streaming sites and online searches for her name returning a blank page, wall street journal informed of.
Diversity Reportedly the 45-year-old star was missing, though unverified photos of her in her hometown surfaced in mid-September.