Wang Leehom and his wife Lee Jinglei attend the premiere of the restored version of director Chen Kaige’s film ‘Farewell My Concubine’ in 2018. Photo: Getty Images
Wang Leehom and his wife Lee Jinglei attend the premiere of the restored version of director Chen Kaige’s film ‘Farewell My Concubine’ in 2018. Photo: Getty Images

Wang Leehom saga: Lee Jinglei’s financial plight strikes a chord with Chinese housewives, triggers discussion on ‘unpaid labour’

  • Lee Jinglei outlined a life that relied heavily on Wang Leehom because she lacked financial independence
  • Many people in China called for more women to continue working after marriage and childbirth

Topic |   Fame and celebrity
Wang Leehom and his wife Lee Jinglei attend the premiere of the restored version of director Chen Kaige’s film ‘Farewell My Concubine’ in 2018. Photo: Getty Images
Wang Leehom and his wife Lee Jinglei attend the premiere of the restored version of director Chen Kaige’s film ‘Farewell My Concubine’ in 2018. Photo: Getty Images
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