Article: Top 10 Controversial Chinese Celebrities

The causes of crime are numerous. People violate the law for many reasons, including poverty, parental neglect, low self-esteem, and drug and alcohol abuse. Because of their birth circumstances, some people are more likely to become criminals. Think about this: Controversial Chinese celebrities.

1. Zheng Shuang

Following a surrogacy scandal in January as a Prada brand ambassador, Chinese tax authorities opened an investigation in April into allegations that Zheng used "yin and yang" contracts (which document "official" and "unofficial" payments for entertainers) to hide her income.


2. Kris Wu

After being accused of recruiting underage girls and forcing women into sex, Chinese-Canadian singer Kris Wu, better known in China as Wu Yifan, became a popular subject on Chinese social media in the summer of 2021. Meizu Du, a 19-year-old student, was the first to accuse Wu of predatory behavior. Since then, at least 24 other women have come forward to accuse Wu of inappropriate behavior and seducing young women into sexual relationships and got arrested on accusations of rape on July 31st, despite his denial of all claims. Weibo's servers appeared to be struggling to keep up with the influx of traffic once the news broke and comments poured in.


3. Zhao Wei

The Global Times headlined Zhao as a "scandals-hit actress" the day after she got fired, describing the several litigations surrounding her investments, including an early position in Alibaba Pictures Group, a film studio owned by Jack Ma's Alibaba Group.


4. Edison Chen 

Although this issue partially involves the Hong Kong entertainment sector, we've included it because it's equally well-known in mainland China. When intimate and private images of the actor with numerous women, including actresses Gillian Chung, Bobo Chan, Rachel Ngan, and Cecilia Cheung, began to circulate on the internet, the scandal erupted.


5. Man Wenjun

In May 2009, the famous music star Man Wenjun (1969) during a search at Beijing's Coco Banana nightclub, where he was celebrating his wife's 40th birthday in a VIP room, was caught with heroin. He was also one of the artists who performed the theme song for the 2008 Olympics, Beijing Welcomes You. said that an unnamed drug dealer told the media that the celebrity pair was a frequent drug user.


6. Li Daimo

He came out as gay in July of 2013. Many internet users praised Li for coming out, and he received a lot of support from his fans and followers and he was arrested by Beijing police for narcotics possession and was found guilty and received a fine as well as a nine-month prison sentence.


7. Huang Haibo

Huang Haibo (1976) is a well-known award-winning Chinese actor who made headlines in 2014 after soliciting a prostitute at a Beijing hotel. Huang was detained on suspicion of employing prostitutes in May 2014. He was sentenced to 15 days in prison, followed by six months of "custody and re-education," according to the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau.


8. Zhang Mo

Zhang Mo (born 1982) was a well-known actor in Chinese television dramas and films, best known for his central role in Let the Bullets Fly. He is also the son of Zhang, a well-known actor and producer. The actor was arrested in Beijing in July 2014 for unlawful drug use.


9. Fan Bingbing

Fan Bingbing, one of China's most well-known and well-paid actresses. She allegedly only submitted 10 million to authorities. Cui Yongyuan, a Chinese TV host, published two different contracts on social media, one of which supposedly stated the actress was paid a total of 10 million RMB for her work, which purportedly showed a payment of 50 million RMB for the same job.


10. Tong Zhuo

Tong Zhuo (1994) is a Shanxi-born Chinese musician, actor, and TV host who made headlines in June 2020, the national college admission exam. When Tong was conversing with followers over a live stream, the scandal initially surfaced.