Vladislav Ivanov is one of 25 finalists on Chinese tech giant Tencent’s Produce Camp 2021, even though he doesn’t want to be. Audiences find his reluctance for fame a welcome change. Photo: Tencent Video Vladislav Ivanov is one of 25 finalists on Chinese tech giant Tencent’s Produce Camp 2021, even though he doesn’t want to be. Audiences find his reluctance for fame a welcome change. Photo: Tencent Video
Vladislav Ivanov is one of 25 finalists on Chinese tech giant Tencent’s Produce Camp 2021, even though he doesn’t want to be. Audiences find his reluctance for fame a welcome change. Photo: Tencent Video
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Russian model wows audiences on Chinese boy band show – but he says he just wants to go home

  • Part-time model and translator Vladislav Ivanov was persuaded by the director of Produce Camp 2021 to join the show after being mistaken for a contestant
  • His clear reluctance is winning him fans, viral social media emoji and unwanted votes that have carried him into the final of the boy band competition

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Vladislav Ivanov is one of 25 finalists on Chinese tech giant Tencent’s Produce Camp 2021, even though he doesn’t want to be. Audiences find his reluctance for fame a welcome change. Photo: Tencent Video Vladislav Ivanov is one of 25 finalists on Chinese tech giant Tencent’s Produce Camp 2021, even though he doesn’t want to be. Audiences find his reluctance for fame a welcome change. Photo: Tencent Video
Vladislav Ivanov is one of 25 finalists on Chinese tech giant Tencent’s Produce Camp 2021, even though he doesn’t want to be. Audiences find his reluctance for fame a welcome change. Photo: Tencent Video
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