Paparrazi within the time of COVID?
Final week, an extended record of Beijing celebrities discovered their private information from the now ubiquitous Beijing Well being Package (健康宝) had been leaked and was being bought on-line. Images, ID numbers, and even the nucleic acid check outcomes of tons of of Chinese language stars have been being bought for RMB 1 every – and in some instances, a package deal of 70 celebs’ information for RMB 2. The record incorporates the pictures and information of such leisure bigwigs as actress Yang Mi, crosstalk godfather Guo Degang, and pop star Lu Han. A spokesperson from the corporate that developed the mini-app mentioned they’re following up on the problem and can maintain the general public knowledgeable of updates. Whereas it isn’t clear how lengthy the harvesting of movie star information has been happening, we all know that black-market bio-traders have been selling the info of common folks since at least July of last year. Which is to say… Stars, they’re similar to us!
TFBoy Yiyang Qianxi has first hit film of 2021
Member of common boy band TFBoys Yiyang Qianxi 易烊千玺 – a scholar of Beijing’s Central Academy of Drama – stars in what could be thought-about to be the primary hit film of 2021, A Little Pink Flower, which opened on Dec 31 and has already earned RMB 800 million on the field workplace. The 20-year-old isn’t any stranger to movie having demonstrated his outstanding expertise in 2019’s award-winning Higher Days, which additionally earned him numerous accolades. Regardless of this, nevertheless, his status as an actor nonetheless hasn’t eclipsed the celebrity he’s achieved through the TFBoys, which stays essentially the most influential boy band in China. In reality, an August live performance broadcast on-line in celebration of the band’s seventh birthday broke the Guinness World Report for essentially the most seen paid live performance ever – over 786,000 followers tuned in on the identical time.
Acclaimed director/screenwriter admits to plagiarism
Guo Jingming, a 37-year-old author and director who’s recognized for steering the hit collection Tiny Occasions – which many think about to be the Chinese language equal of Intercourse and the Metropolis – apologized for plagiarizing parts of a e book he revealed 15 years in the past. Final month, 156 scriptwriters, administrators, and producers collectively signed a letter of intent to boycott Guo’s work after he was invited to be the choose of an appearing competitors present. Underneath stress from the general public, Guo posted an article on Weibo on Dec 31, admitting to and apologizing for the plagiarised work. He publicly provided compensation to the sufferer, author Zhuang Yu, however Zhuang refused and counter-proposed the institution of an anti-plagiarism fund along with Guo. On Dec 16 Guo’s new movie, The Yin-Yang Grasp: Dream of Eternity, premiered in Beijing, nevertheless, in gentle of the scandal, the movie was subsequently pulled from most cinemas.
The Hit Listing: 2020’s Most In style Actors and Actresses
Skilled leisure advertising and consulting firm Vlinkage released its annual record of the most well-liked actors and actresses in China for 2020. Vlinkage is likely one of the most complete media monitoring corporations and makes use of a mixture of things resembling views and social media mentions to judge the recognition of celebrities. Topping the record this 12 months is Wuhan-born actor Zhu Yilong, the star of the web collection Reunion: The Sound of the Windfall. The drama gained 2.86 billion views final summer time and Zhu was lauded for his outstanding appearing. Being essentially the most precious star, he is additionally the darling of manufacturers. His industrial endorsements vary from Louis Vuitton, Tom Ford to KFC, Coca Cola and Nestle.
Right here is the total Prime 10:
1. Zhu Yilong, actor, born in Wuhan, star of Reunion: The Sound of the Providence
2. Xiao Zhan, actor, born in Chongqing, star of The Untamed
3. Wang Yibo, actor, born in Henan, star of The Untamed
4. Dilraba, actress, born in Xinjiang, star of Love Designer
5. Ren Jialun, actor, born in Shandong, star of Under the Power
6. Yiyang Qianxi, actor, born in Hunan, star of Better Days
7. Tan Songyun, actress, born in Sichuan, star of Under the Power
8. Yang Zi, actress, born in Beijing, star of The Oath of Love
9. Zhao Liying, actress, born in Hebei, star of Legend of Fei
10. Li Qin, actress, born in Jiangsu, star of Joy of Life
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