Simu Liu accused of insulting China

11/9/2021 6:01:00 AM

It appears that not only China has an issue with Marvel Studio's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings which has yet to have a release date in the mainla

It appears that not only China has an issue with Marvel Studio's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings which has yet to have a release date in the mainland but also its lead actor Simu Liu. Liu,who plays the titular character in the Asian-led

It appears that not only China has an issue with Marvel Studio's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings which has yet to have a release date in the mainla

- Advertisement -“When I was young, my parents would tell me these stories about growing up in communist China. They lived in the Third World, where you have people dying of starvation. And they felt that Canada is a place where they can live freely and give their child a better future,” recounted the Harbin-born Liu, who moved to Canada with his parents when he was five.

Not surprisingly, the remarks did not sit well with Chinese netizens who accused Liu of “insulting China”.“If that’s the case, why does he still want to act as a Chinese?” asked one netizen, while another wrote: “Has he thought that many years later, he would have to come to China to grovel?”

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Picture: Instagram - Advertisement - “When I was young, my parents would tell me these stories about growing up in communist China. They lived in the Third World, where you have people dying of starvation. And they felt that Canada is a place where they can live freely and give their child a better future,” recounted the Harbin-born Liu, who moved to Canada with his parents when he was five.And Chunking Mansions offers much more than food, it is community hub for migrants and refugees. Not surprisingly, the remarks did not sit well with Chinese netizens who accused Liu of “insulting China”. “If that’s the case, why does he still want to act as a Chinese?” asked one netizen, while another wrote: “Has he thought that many years later, he would have to come to China to grovel?” Some netizens also said that it was a good thing that Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings have not been approved to be released in China.

The movie has been snubbed in China athough it is seen as a milestone for Asian representation in Hollywood."I mean, for me, the greatest thing is when you see all the participants, 30 of them, when they first come in, you can see that nervousness, unease and as soon as an hour later they are like smiling and this is home, this is just like any part of Hong Kong. - Advertisement - And though there is no official explanation as to why the film is not being released in China, speculation is rife that the country’s censors have taken issue with the racist origins of the Shang-Chi comic book. Tony Leung’s villainous Wenwu (originally named the Mandarin) was believed to be inspired by Dr Fu Manchu, a fictional character that’s now considered a racist Chinese caricature. /TISG  Follow us on Social Media Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.He explained that some people on the tours have said they felt apprehensive to ask questions on topics that may be considered sensitive, including political and religious persecution.sg - Advertisement - .