Chuang 2021’s Homoerotic Photoshoot

It’s not a new year of idol group survival shows without a Gabrielle photoshoot, so here’s the fun homoerotic one for this year’s current breakaway favorite, Chuang 2021.

Realizing that it’s going to be tough fighting for boyband member hopefuls between three streaming services for the fifth year in a row, Chuang 2021 made the smart move to bring in a ton of international contestants, especially from Japan, to make both the competition and also the interactions interesting. And it worked! I honestly don’t have attachments to any of them since I have yet to find a boyband hopeful hotter than Lu Keran, but the show is hilarious to watch as a comedy.

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Chen Man gets her spark back with Zhou Dongyu

If you’ve noticed the lack of good photoshoots in the past month from major publications, it’s because all of the covers were by Chen Man and they were lackluster at best. After she hastily put out dull photoshoots for Li Bingbing, Zhou Xun, Ni Ni, and Sun Li one after another, I was starting to wonder if she’s planning to take her money and run soon.
Luckily there’s this photoshoot of Zhou Dongyu that perfectly captures her playfulness and is so crisply photoshopped that it reminds us Chen Man is still a master at her craft even using 50% effort. Glad to have you back, Chen Man!

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Jing Boran by Liu Song

Jing Boran has always been one of the most photogenic Chinese male stars, and I think photographer Liu Song might have solidified his position as Jing Boran’s his best photographer with the blooms photoshoot and this one. There’s something magical about the two that makes all of their collaborations feel like idyllic strolls into an old-school European film. The actor recently wrapped up filming Psychologist.

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Friday Photos

Bai Jingting, or Traveling in the Age of COVID-19

Photos, stills, posters that caught our eyes this week. What caught yours?

Word of Honor: A show that explores the topic of how to best raise a child for men. Look at Wen Kexing’s paternal instincts shown here!
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