Chinese comedian Zhang Yunlei has apologised after a video of him mocking earthquake survivors surfaced on the anniversary of the Wenchuan disaster which left 87,000 dead or missing in 2008. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese comic’s earthquake jokes cause offence on disaster anniversary

  • Comedy routine filmed last year condemned on social media for making fun of tragedy
  • Performer apologises for disrespecting the dead after video clips go viral
Topic |   China Society

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Chinese comedian Zhang Yunlei has apologised after a video of him mocking earthquake survivors surfaced on the anniversary of the Wenchuan disaster which left 87,000 dead or missing in 2008. Photo: Xinhua
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