It’s been a whirlwind and dramatic four months for Fan Bingbing (范冰冰), who has been the subject of a tax evasion scandal. Following her quiet disappearance in late July, numerous speculations and rumors have come about to explain why she disappeared. One report said that Fan Bingbing was “controlled” and “imprisoned” within a hotel in Beijing while investigations on her were being held. Another report said the government formed a special team just to investigate her and her office in Wuxi, Jiangsu. Yet another rumor claimed that Fan Bingbing and her fiancé Li Chen (李晨) tried to seek asylum in the United States. This scandal has attracted worldwide media attention.
But maybe this is now all finally coming to an end. A new rumor has now spread about the scandal, and it’s a positive one. According to the rumor, the investigations on Fan Bingbing’s tax evasion has finally ended, and the actress is planning her big comeback.
Allegedly, Fan Bingbing will be taking baby steps on her comeback. Her mysterious appearance online for her September 16th birthday was the first small step. The source who leaked this rumor said Fan Bingbing didn’t want to return in a dramatic fashion, as she had to cooperate with invesitgations
According to the source, Fan Bingbing did not lose any of her brand endorsements—while iit’s been said that Fan Bingbing had lost her contract with the Thai retail brand King Power, many netizens in Thailand said Fan Bingbing’s posters were never taken down, implying that her endorsements are still ongoing.
Meanwhile, a fan of the actress revealed that investigations on her Wuxi office has ended, as it has been proven that it did not participate in any illegal activity.
A recent picture of Li Chen filming Keep Running <奔跑吧> has also leaked online, further fueling the speculations that the investigations could be over.
This article is written by Addy for JayneStars.com.