Song Dongye expressed frustration online when his concert was cancelled over his drug use in 2016. Photo: Handout Song Dongye expressed frustration online when his concert was cancelled over his drug use in 2016. Photo: Handout
Song Dongye expressed frustration online when his concert was cancelled over his drug use in 2016. Photo: Handout

China celebrity crackdown: abrupt cancellation of famous singer’s concert over previous drug use prompts redemption questions

  • Song Dongye was caught with drugs in 2016 but says he has been clean since, and even passed multiple tests from authorities
  • The Chengdu government cancelled his concert anyway amid China‘s crackdown on celebrity behaviour

Topic |   Fame and celebrity
Song Dongye expressed frustration online when his concert was cancelled over his drug use in 2016. Photo: Handout Song Dongye expressed frustration online when his concert was cancelled over his drug use in 2016. Photo: Handout
Song Dongye expressed frustration online when his concert was cancelled over his drug use in 2016. Photo: Handout
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