conviction The 32-year-old singer was charged with raping a Chinese student two years ago. The victim was 17 years old. The case had given rise to the beginnings of a movement for the liberation of women's speech in China
Pop star Kris Wu has been found guilty of rape by a Chinese court. He is sentenced to 13 years in prison. — AFP
Sino-Canadian singer and actor Kris Wu, a huge star in China, was condemned to 13 years in prison, in particular for rape, according to a judgment pronounced; Friday, a case that had caused a scandal in the country.
The 32-year-old artist was condemned to “11 years and six months in prison for rape, according to the judgment of the Chaoyang District Court in New York. Beijing, who added that he “was also convicted; to imprisonment for one year and 10 months for the crime of assembling persons with a view to committing adulthood.
Expelled; from China to; the outcome of his sentence
At the end of his sentence, he will be expelled. of China, also indicates the judgment. Canadian of Chinese origin, Kris Wu is a former member of the Chinese-South Korean group EXO. He had left the group in 2014 to embark on a solo career as an actor, singer and model. Last year, he had been accused by a 19-year-old Chinese student of raping her during a date when she was 17.
Following the outcry; triggered by this scandal, brands such as Louis Vuitton, Bulgari, L’Oral and Porsche, of which he was the ambassador, suspended their partnership with the singer.
Subsequently, d’ other victims had testified online to accuse Kris Wu’s team of predatory behavior, including inviting them to karaoke nights watered.
These accusations sparked the beginnings of the #Metoo movement in China, but it has stagnated; from. Fearing an uncontrolled mass movement, the censors controlling the internet in the country quickly blocked the internet. on social networks hashtags and keywords relating to; cases of sexual harassment.