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A Few More Entertainment Scandals for the Year’s End

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The Murky Management Companies Behind China’s Biggest Internet Stars

Li Ziqi, one of China’s most popular vloggers, has fallen out with her management company—what does that mean for the industry?

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Selling My Soul for Views: Breaking in as a Female Livestreamer

A former female livestreamer shares her story of sexualizing herself to attract big-spending clients

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Will Reality TV Save Chinese Stand-Up Comedy?

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China’s “Disappeared” Celebrities of 2021

The biggest Chinese celebs engulfed by scandal so far in 2021

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The Moral Burden of Being a Chinese Celebrity

Why do Chinese fans expect social responsibility and absolute morality from stars?

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Why are Chinese Fans Calling Male Celebs "Wife"?

As male stars play more complex characters, female fans are giving them traditionally feminine labels

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Building Utopia Via Reality TV

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