Singer and actor Roy Wang Yuan of boy group TFBoys is one of a number of pop idols who do not strictly confirm to gender stereotypes in China. Photo: Getty Singer and actor Roy Wang Yuan of boy group TFBoys is one of a number of pop idols who do not strictly confirm to gender stereotypes in China. Photo: Getty
Singer and actor Roy Wang Yuan of boy group TFBoys is one of a number of pop idols who do not strictly confirm to gender stereotypes in China. Photo: Getty

China calls for boycott of ‘overly entertaining’ entertainers and ‘sissy idols’ in continued purge of popular culture industry

  • China has been cracking down on the entertainment industry in the wake of recent scandals
  • China’s media regulator wants traditional culture promoted, a ‘correct beauty standard’, and a boycott of ‘sissy idols’ and vulgar internet celebrities

Topic |   China society
Singer and actor Roy Wang Yuan of boy group TFBoys is one of a number of pop idols who do not strictly confirm to gender stereotypes in China. Photo: Getty Singer and actor Roy Wang Yuan of boy group TFBoys is one of a number of pop idols who do not strictly confirm to gender stereotypes in China. Photo: Getty
Singer and actor Roy Wang Yuan of boy group TFBoys is one of a number of pop idols who do not strictly confirm to gender stereotypes in China. Photo: Getty
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