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China Cracks Down On Toxic Fan Culture Following The Recent Spate Of Celebrity Scandals

A list of restrictions has been introduced to make sure everyone behaves.

China Cracks Down On Toxic Fan Culture Following The Recent Spate Of Celebrity Scandals

The seemingly never-ending spate of scandals involving celebs in China — from Zheng Shuang to Kris Wu, Zhang Zhehan to Vicki Zhao — certainly hasn’t escaped the attention of the government, who have taken steps to address what they believe to be the root of the problem.

Previously, the Cyberspace Administration of China aka the country’s central internet regulator introduced a list of 10 restrictions to “strengthen the management of chaos within fan communities”.

On Monday (Aug 30), the state-controlled broadcaster CCTV released a set of infographics emphasising eight of the major regulations to help drive the points home, vowing that it will work hard to “rectify the chaos in fan communities and deal with the entire entertainment industry”.

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