Wang Leehom is taking a break from performing after going through a messy public divorce from his former wife Lee Jinglei. Photo: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic
Wang Leehom is taking a break from performing after going through a messy public divorce from his former wife Lee Jinglei. Photo: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

In wake of Wang Leehom scandal, Beijing urges Taiwanese artists to pursue excellence and integrity

  • The mainland’s Taiwan Affairs Office spokesman did not directly refer to Wang’s ugly public divorce but said artists should work to build a good social image
  • Beijing’s interest in celebrity image and behaviour has seen it crack down on ‘unethical artists’ this year, including blocking social media accounts and income

Topic |   Fame and celebrity
Wang Leehom is taking a break from performing after going through a messy public divorce from his former wife Lee Jinglei. Photo: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic
Wang Leehom is taking a break from performing after going through a messy public divorce from his former wife Lee Jinglei. Photo: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic
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