Liu Yifei came under fire for calling herself Asian instead of Chinese. Chinese celebrities are being singled out for holding overseas nationality. Photo: Jasin Boland/Disney via AP Liu Yifei came under fire for calling herself Asian instead of Chinese. Chinese celebrities are being singled out for holding overseas nationality. Photo: Jasin Boland/Disney via AP
Liu Yifei came under fire for calling herself Asian instead of Chinese. Chinese celebrities are being singled out for holding overseas nationality. Photo: Jasin Boland/Disney via AP

Yao Ming and Kris Wu not Chinese? Online witch hunt of Chinese celebrities with foreign passports

  • Nationalism on the increase in China, and film stars and celebrities are being outed for holding overseas passports
  • From Yao Ming to Chen Kaige, celebrities with overseas nationality are considered unpatriotic by some

Topic |   Chinese language cinema
Liu Yifei came under fire for calling herself Asian instead of Chinese. Chinese celebrities are being singled out for holding overseas nationality. Photo: Jasin Boland/Disney via AP Liu Yifei came under fire for calling herself Asian instead of Chinese. Chinese celebrities are being singled out for holding overseas nationality. Photo: Jasin Boland/Disney via AP
Liu Yifei came under fire for calling herself Asian instead of Chinese. Chinese celebrities are being singled out for holding overseas nationality. Photo: Jasin Boland/Disney via AP
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