Weibo Wednesday: April 2, 2014

吴奇隆TD: 長的像吳奇隆了不起啊?你再瞪我,拖出去……擺好

How many wax dummies of Nicky Wu do we need? Well, I’m not complaining, even though the dummy doesn’t even look that much like him… as long as they give us Bu Bu Jing Qing (步步惊情) when they said they would. Just twenty days away, everyone!

You think you’re great because you look like Nicky Wu? If you keep staring at me, I’ll have you dragged out and……… arranged properly.

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Celebrity microblogger, Liang Huan, ranks Chinese singers

Almost 20 years since her passing, is Teresa Teng still the best Chinese singer?

Last week, Liang Huan 梁欢, who is probably a man, compiled a list of Chinese singers on her his Weibo, allocating points in increments of five, alongside some brutally honest criticism (e.g., Jolin Tsai: “dance moves accompanied by bad vocals”). Since then, her his post has been retweeted—or the Weibo equivalent—tens of thousands of times. Some fans, notably those of Han Geng, have derided the low scores of their idols.

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Stefanie Sun Announces a World Tour


Singaporean Stefanie Sun could arguably be called the most popular female singer in the Chinese-speaking world. She hasn’t released anything new since two years ago, but to the delight of fans everywhere she announced April 9th at a press conference in Taiwan (where her mother was present to give her support) that she would be having a world tour in 2009, the first stop being Taipei Arena on May 15th, 16th. The Tour, called “The Answer is …Stefanie Sun World Tour 2009”. The tour will involve the Aaron Kwok’s concert’s crew, and will incorporate the latest 3D technology.