Fans rushed to defend Liu Yu after two live-streamers criticised his appearance. Photo: Handout
Fans rushed to defend Liu Yu after two live-streamers criticised his appearance. Photo: Handout

Two hosts fired and talent agency loses client after Chinese live-streaming hosts mock ‘sissy idol’ representing Thai cosmetics brand

  • The two hosts said the celebrity brand ambassador was ‘neither male nor female’ after he left the show
  • The backlash was nearly instant, highlighting how popular these idols are in China

Topic |   Diversity and inclusion
Fans rushed to defend Liu Yu after two live-streamers criticised his appearance. Photo: Handout
Fans rushed to defend Liu Yu after two live-streamers criticised his appearance. Photo: Handout
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