Foreign media: Chinese Web celebs show wrong path to fame

16:00, June 12, 2010      

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Recently years, all kinds of Web celebrities are sweeping China's cyber world and many of them are famous for their ugly displays or shocking words, which mislead netizens into thinking that success is gained by extreme activities, according to an article on Singapore's Lianhe Zaobao.

The article also points out that China has to find out some entertainment forms that can stimulate thinking and cultivate taste rather than these vulgar shows.


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For example, the most well-known is "Sister Phoenix" who in 2010 caught attention with her shocking words, her 146 centimeter height as well as her bizarre appearance. She used to boastfully say that she began to read books when she was nine and she reached the summit at age 20, and no one would ever surpass her in the following 600 years.

By People's Daily Online

Post-80s team claim to be behind "Brother Sharp" and "Sister Phoenix"

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Sister Furong poses in blooming rapeseed fields

(Editor:王千原雪)

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http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90782/7024236.pdf