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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

1 month ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
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.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.