A man in China who jumped into icy water to save a drowning man has been attacked for not looking heroic enough because of his red hair, bright underwear and tattoos. Photo: SCMP composite/handout
A man in China who jumped into icy water to save a drowning man has been attacked for not looking heroic enough because of his red hair, bright underwear and tattoos. Photo: SCMP composite/handout

‘Heroes should wear glasses?’: man in China who saved drowning person pushes back criticism he looks nothing like a hero with dyed hair and tattoos

  • Feng was walking over a bridge in China when he heard someone struggling and dove into the river to save them
  • His red underpants led many to conclude he is a gang member as they stereotypically wear bright colours

A man in China who jumped into icy water to save a drowning man has been attacked for not looking heroic enough because of his red hair, bright underwear and tattoos. Photo: SCMP composite/handout
A man in China who jumped into icy water to save a drowning man has been attacked for not looking heroic enough because of his red hair, bright underwear and tattoos. Photo: SCMP composite/handout
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