A new craze sweeping Chinese social media called ‘cartoon waist’ has been met with mixed reactions. Photo: SCMP/handout A new craze sweeping Chinese social media called ‘cartoon waist’ has been met with mixed reactions. Photo: SCMP/handout
A new craze sweeping Chinese social media called ‘cartoon waist’ has been met with mixed reactions. Photo: SCMP/handout
China Society

Chinese actress Yang Mi apologises after photo promoting controversial Z-shape ‘cartoon waist’ labelled sexist and unrealistic

  • Many said the trend was unfair to normal people by fetishising unrealistic beauty ideals
  • One orthopedist said online that such poses were dangerous and could cause serious injury

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A new craze sweeping Chinese social media called ‘cartoon waist’ has been met with mixed reactions. Photo: SCMP/handout A new craze sweeping Chinese social media called ‘cartoon waist’ has been met with mixed reactions. Photo: SCMP/handout
A new craze sweeping Chinese social media called ‘cartoon waist’ has been met with mixed reactions. Photo: SCMP/handout
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