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Singer Wang Leehom’s profession could also be over in China: World Occasions

Singer Wang Leehom’s profession could also be over in China: World Occasions

BEIJING – Singer Wang Leehom, who has been embroiled in an unpleasant divorce spat along with his estranged spouse Lee Jinglei in current weeks, apologised on Monday (Dec 20), however his profession in China could also be over.

Regardless that he mentioned he could be taking a brief profession break, China’s World Occasions, which is extensively considered as a mouthpiece of the federal government, has slammed him on Weibo.

The assertion on Monday singled out the favored 45-year-old singer by title, saying: “Wang Leehom has introduced that he’s on a brief hiatus from present enterprise, however this will not be sufficient. Immoral artistes ought to be frozen out.”

Wang had been accused of quite a few improprieties by Lee, 35, together with soliciting prostitutes and having affairs with each sexes, in addition to gaslighting her and neglecting their three kids. Within the wake of the scandal, he had been dropped by a minimum of 4 manufacturers.

The leisure trade in China has in current months been rocked by scandals involving stars reminiscent of singer-actor Kris Wu and actress Vicki Zhao, and the federal government has been cracking down on what it deems to be undesirable influences on social media.

With out pointing at anybody else particularly, World Occasions wrote that frequent ethical and authorized transgressions by celebrities have turned the leisure trade right into a “black gap of social morality”.

It additionally addressed diehard followers of disgraced stars, who proceed to assist their idols and attempt to justify their actions.

It wrote: “If this anomaly just isn’t corrected, extra younger individuals who may have a wholesome and good life could also be led astray.”

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