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Opinion: Online reaction to a celebrity’s divorce from his wife over an affair reveals Chinese opinions on public and private life, and why ‘public intellectuals’ are disliked

he actor Wang Baoqiang announced online that he was divorcing his wife because she had an affair with his agent, a statement targeted with much criticism and praise that revealed public opinion on privacy and intellectual discourse, the author writes.
12 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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