Crystal Liu Yifei plays the title role in Disney’s Mulan, opening in cinemas in March. Fans and critics called for a boycott of the film over her social media post this week supporting Hong Kong police, who are accused of using excessive force against anti-government protesters. Photo: Disney

Crystal Liu Yifei, star of Disney's Mulan, backs police in Hong Kong, and film faces boycott calls, with officers accused of using excessive force on protesters

  • Chinese-American actress shares a post by Communist Party newspaper in support of Hong Kong police which includes comment ‘What a shame for Hong Kong’
  • BoycottMulan hashtag trends online amid international backlash over Liu’s Weibo post, but some on social media support Liu and her right to voice an opinion
Topic |   Disney
Crystal Liu Yifei plays the title role in Disney’s Mulan, opening in cinemas in March. Fans and critics called for a boycott of the film over her social media post this week supporting Hong Kong police, who are accused of using excessive force against anti-government protesters. Photo: Disney
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