Article: Top Ten Chinese Celebrities Who Landed In Jail

You might be surprised by the celebs that have been recently arrested. Celebrities have an excellent reputation, and many of them fall victim to illicit conduct and end up in prison. This list is for you if you've ever wondered, "What celebrity or actress was arrested today?" Even the most well-known celebrities can end themselves in jail for DUI, violence, disorderly conduct, and other heinous celebrity crimes. Celebrity jail photographs and recent celebrity arrests attract a lot of attention once they're there. Celebrities in prison are unquestionably the more negative aspect of celebrity news.

1. Edison Chen

Edison Chen is a Canadian-born Hong Kong actor, singer, and businessman whose sex photo scandal in 2008 rocked Chinese entertainment circles. Even though this issue primarily 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. The photographs were shared on a Chinese internet site called Tianya, where they acquired over twenty million views.


2. Gao Xiaosong

The work of Gao Xiaosong, a well-known musician, TV broadcaster, and co-founder of Alibaba Music Group, was taken down in late August of 2021. His TV show (Xiaosong Pedia, which was taken from video services like iQiyi) and the books he wrote are among the works that have been wiped (no longer available on various e-commerce platforms). There was no formal explanation given for Gao's cancellation.


3. Qian Feng

In August of 2021, just a week after Kris Wu's arrest, prominent Chinese television presenter Qian Feng was charged with rape. Qian is best known as the host of Hunan Television's "Day Day Up," a popular Chinese conversation show. A woman named Xiao claimed on Weibo that the 37-year-old TV anchor raped her when she was inebriated and unconscious. The incident is said to have occurred in 2019.


4. 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. Meizhu Du, a 19-year-old student, was the first to accuse Wu of predatory behavior. Since then, at least 24 other women have accused Wu of inappropriate behavior and seducing young women into sexual relationships.


5. Chen Yufan 

Chen Yufan is a Chinese actor and singer-songwriter who is one-half of the Yu Quan pop duo. When Beijing officials stated on Weibo in 2018 that Chen had been arrested for drug possession after receiving tips from the public, Chen became a "tainted star." According to SupChina, the singer was arrested with 7.96 grams of crystal meth and 2.14 grams of marijuana at home with another individual. Chen and his companion, a 25-year-old woman, tested positive for illegal narcotics.


6. Fu Yiwei

Fu Yiwei is a Chinese actress best known for her performance as Su Daiji in the television series The Investiture of the Gods. She has a son and has been married (and divorced) twice. In February 2016, Beijing police stated that Fu had been arrested for taking narcotics and permitting two other people to take drugs in her flat in Liangmahe, Beijing.


7. Yin Xiangjie 

Yin Xiangjie is a Chinese singer, host, and actor who rose to prominence in 1994 after performing in the Beijing TV Lantern Festival. After then, he became quite well-known, and he was a regular at the Spring Festival Gala. The musician was detained at his residence in December 2015 for illegal drug possession and consumption. Authorities discovered almost 10 grams of drugs, including crystal methamphetamine, at his home. Yin Xiangjie was given seven-month imprisonment.


8. Jaycee Chan

Several people were arrested during a drug investigation at his flat in Beijing in August 2014, including actor and singer Jaycee Chan, the son of the legendary Jackie Chan. Investigators discovered 100 grams of marijuana in his residence, and the actor tested positive for marijuana use. He was sentenced to six months in prison for marijuana possession and distribution and allowed drug users to stay at his residence.


9. Kai Ko / Ke Zhendong

Although Ko Chentung, popularly known as 'Kai Ko,' is a Taiwanese actor and singer, he was also immensely popular in mainland China, where his career-changing controversy occurred. On 14th August 2014, the actor-singer was detained in Beijing for narcotics possession alongside Jaycee Chan, who is also on this list. Shortly after his arrest, Kai Ko's manager stated that the actor would be released on 28th August, following 14-day detention. According to him, Kai Ko was also "extremely ashamed" of himself.


10. Zhang Mo

Zhang Mo was a well-known actor in Chinese television dramas and films, best remembered for his prominent part in the film Let the Bullets Fly. He is also the son of Zhang Guoli, a well-known actor and producer. The actor was arrested in Beijing in July 2014 for unlawful drug use. He was sentenced to six months in prison and fined 5,000 yuan ($800) for drug usage and supplying others with a place for drug use. On Chinese social media, the incident went viral, with many people pitying father Zhang Guoli for having to deal with such a difficult kid.