This file photo taken on January 19, 2017 shows actor Kris Wu attending the premiere of  “xXx: Return Of Xander Cage” in Los Angeles, California. The Chinese-Canadian pop megastar was detained on suspicion of rape, Beijing police said on July 31, 2021. Photo: AFP
This file photo taken on January 19, 2017 shows actor Kris Wu attending the premiere of “xXx: Return Of Xander Cage” in Los Angeles, California. The Chinese-Canadian pop megastar was detained on suspicion of rape, Beijing police said on July 31, 2021. Photo: AFP

Beijing’s campaign to ‘discipline’ celebrities expands to what they can do on social media

  • Online platforms will be required to monitor celebrity accounts and report any inappropriate activity to the authorities
  • The notice also banned the act of whitewashing’ any celebrity who has broken the law or engaged in what is deemed as unethical behaviour

Topic |   Fame and celebrity
This file photo taken on January 19, 2017 shows actor Kris Wu attending the premiere of  “xXx: Return Of Xander Cage” in Los Angeles, California. The Chinese-Canadian pop megastar was detained on suspicion of rape, Beijing police said on July 31, 2021. Photo: AFP
This file photo taken on January 19, 2017 shows actor Kris Wu attending the premiere of “xXx: Return Of Xander Cage” in Los Angeles, California. The Chinese-Canadian pop megastar was detained on suspicion of rape, Beijing police said on July 31, 2021. Photo: AFP
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