Famous producer  Li Xuezheng (right) criticised a celebrity blacklist in China that included Zhang Zhehan (left), whose career is in jeopardy for visiting outside of Japan’s Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Handout
Famous producer Li Xuezheng (right) criticised a celebrity blacklist in China that included Zhang Zhehan (left), whose career is in jeopardy for visiting outside of Japan’s Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Handout

China celebrity crackdown: producer questions blacklists before legal system has its say

  • Li Xuezheng is most famous for the hit political drama In the Name of the People
  • He questioned whether a powerful industry association has the legal authority to blacklist artists before they go through the legal process

Famous producer  Li Xuezheng (right) criticised a celebrity blacklist in China that included Zhang Zhehan (left), whose career is in jeopardy for visiting outside of Japan’s Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Handout
Famous producer Li Xuezheng (right) criticised a celebrity blacklist in China that included Zhang Zhehan (left), whose career is in jeopardy for visiting outside of Japan’s Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Handout
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