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

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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