Singaporean singer Stefanie Sun’s agency has dismissed rumours that she was blacklisted by Chinese authorities as false.
Amid a recent crackdown by the Chinese government against what it perceives as an unhealthy entertainment industry, an unverified list of Chinese celebrities had been circulating online, apparently a list by China’s National Radio and Television Administration that includes stars who will be blacklisted by authorities for holding foreign non-Chinese citizenship. A blacklist implies that they would not be able to perform or make TV appearances in China.
This list initially cited seven celebrities (Jet Li, Nicholas Tse, Liu Yifei, Mark Chao, Zhang Tielin, Wang Leehom and Wilber Pan), but singers Stefanie Sun and Wei Wei were later added to the list.
Some netizens questioned Stef Sun’s appearance on this list, since, unlike most of the other celebs on the list, the Singaporean Mandopop singer has never…