Andy Yang Criticized for Donating “Too Much” To Coronavirus Relief Efforts
The devastating Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is crushing through China, and with millions of people in lockdown mode to prevent the disease’s spread, more and more people are now forced to spend their leisure time online.
And for actress Andy Yang Zi (杨紫), one of China’s most popular actress. this large conglomerate of netizens online is not a good thing.
The 27-year-old has randomly attacked by many netizens online—first criticizing her for donating too much to the Wuhan coronavirus relief efforts and then accusing Andy and her team for leaking a set photo from her upcoming series The Oath of Love <余生，请多指教> with Sean Xiao Zhan (肖战).
The netizens—many who are fans of Dilireba (迪丽热巴) and Sean Xiao—left distasteful messages on Andy’s Weibo after a report claimed that Andy had donated 500,000 yuan to Wuhan relief efforts, the most of any artist. Reportedly, many artiste agencies had come to an agreement that they would donate 200,000 yuan together. According to the netizens, Andy’s solo donation effort is negatively impacting the image of other artistes.
Netizens also expressed their frustrations on Andy’s Weibo after leaked photos featuring Andy kissing Sean on the set of The Oath of Love started to circulate online. Netizens immediately accused Andy and her team for leaking said photos, also expressing that they were being insensitive for sharing the photo during this time. Many angry netizens had left messages attacking Andy’s family.
Of course, all these claims are baseless. Faced with a hoard of unfounded accusations, Andy had to release an official statement through her production studio, stating that they would pursue legal action to the accounts spreading fake rumors.
This article is written by Addy for JayneStars.com.