Kebab worker dream came true with Hotel California adaptation

| September 20th, 2011
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From Yangtze Evening News and sohu:

Recently a video clip named “Hotel California adapted by a cook” has brought a kebab worker into the spotlight. The clip generated over 2.7 million clicks and 60,000 retweets on weibo within the first 6 days. Netizens forwarded the clip saying “everyone is remarkable as long as you have dream” or “if you are touched by his voice, forward on”.

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Female star dies in plastic surgery accident

| November 26th, 2010
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The unofficial news first broke out on micro blogs and forums: Ranked 9th in the 2005 Super Girl sing competition (like the American Idol in the U.S.), Wang Bei died in an accident during her plastic surgery. According to the netizen who spread the news, Wang Bei’s death was caused by doctor negligence at a plastic surgery hospital in Wuhan. Wang’s mother was also undergoing the same surgery at the same hospital at the time. It was reported that the [...]Read more…

Singer from “the first lip synching case in China” attempts suicide

| August 13th, 2010
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Remember her? I posted a funny video of the singer having her microphone backwards, lip syncing a song a couple of months back. It turned out, this singer named Fang Ziyuan was later charged for lip synching by the authority which makes it “the first lip synching case in China”.  

(Netease) Last night, Beijing star agent A-Long told the reporter that the singer from “the first nation lip synching case” attempted suicide by cutting her wrist in her rental [...]Read more…

PaperDoll is playing in Shanghai!

| July 21st, 2010
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Who is PaperDoll?  From New York City, PaperDoll’s high energy live shows – featuring Lee’s uninhibited front woman style – have secured them a cult following in the dance rock scene. They’ve been featured on MTV, The Today Show, Maxim Radio, and Blender Magazine. 2010 sees the debut of their album Ballad Nerd Pop and brings the band to China on their Global Citizens Tour.

China August 2010: New York indie band, PaperDoll, travels to Shanghai to play at the World [...]Read more…

Truth behind eliminating cross dressing “Super Boy” contestant Liu Zhu

| May 26th, 2010
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by Chengdu Business News reporter:

1. May 19, under my plan, Liu Zhu went back to her hometown.

That night, I received reliable information, The State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television (SARFT) secretly instructed Hunan Satellite TV station: Do not air any information on Liu Zhu and also do not allow any interviews with other media. Obviously Liu Zhu had been banned, almost exactly the same situation as Tang Wei previously. SARFT is only the director of Television and Radio [...]Read more…

Cross-dressing boy entering singing contest, judges and viewers stunned

| May 3rd, 2010
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“Super Boy” or ”Happy Boy”, inspired by UK show Pop idol, is a national singing contest in China for male contestants as a spin off the popular series “Super Girl” or “Happy Girl”. A 2010 Happy Boy southern division contestant Liu Zhu (刘著) are attracting more attentions recently because he went on the show looking just like a girl, wearing heavy makeup, pink stockings and high heels.

According to his Baidu wiki page, Liu Zhu was born in January 9, 1991, [...]Read more…

Korean singer Jang Nara: “I will go perform in China whenever I am short of money” angers Chinese netizens

| November 13th, 2009
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Jang Nara is a very popular Korean singer and actress. She also sings in Chinese and is known there by her Chinese transliteration name (张娜拉 Zhang Nala).

[East Daily] Recently Jang Nara said in a television program “Every time when I am short of money I will always go to China to make more!” This remark was immediately bombarded by the netizens. They threatened to blacklist her. Today evening (12th), Jang Nara posted an announcement in her blog, apologizing for such [...]Read more…

Singer Chen Lin Jumped off a Building to her Death at age 39

| November 2nd, 2009
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October 31 2009, mainland singer Chen Lin (陈琳) jumped to her death from Dongba Olympic Garden building 701 9th floor (in Beijing). She was 39. Her current husband Zhang Chaofeng (张超峰) when contacted by the reporter said “I feel terrible, even have difficulty breathing”.

Chen Lin’s body was found in a garden under the residential building at around 6 in the morning. She was “wearing a surgical mask, a gray jacket, jeans, a hat and a pair of red leather shoes. [...]Read more…