Find Out All The Information About Kris Wu’s Sexual Scandal
Kris Wu officially departed from EXO in 2014. After that, he continued to pursue a career in acting and music in his homeland, China. His name became increasingly popular in China and he even won many awards. But, unfortunately, in 2021, Kris Wu had to be dimmed due to the pedophilia scandal and sexual assault of an underage that befell him. How did this scandal happen? Was he arrested? How is his career now?
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You can find the answer to all the questions above in this article because Channel-Korea has provided information about the chronology of the events and everything related to Kris Wu’s sex scandal. So, keep on reading!
Kris Wu’s Rape Scandal Chronology
On July 18th, 2021, a netizen spoke up on Weibo about Kris Wu, saying that he asked them to hold an interview or fan meeting for casting. Instead of that (according to the netizen), Kris Wu (Wu Yifan) did some inappropriate things to the underage girl. The girl was given $77,587 for accompanying him to drink alcohol and spend the night together. Not only that, the girl said that there were 7 other victims apart from her.
This case first appeared on July 9th, 2021, when his conversations with the victim were leaked. There was even a thread about the chronology of this scandal on SNS, but it has been deleted.
Because this hot piece of news got even hotter, Kris Wu’s fans asked him to make a statement to make it clear. Responding to this issue, Kris Wu released his statement and he said that the rumors were false. He admitted that he and the victim (Du Meizhu) only met once at a fan meeting event that took place on December 5th, 2020.
Kris Wu Was Suspected On Suspicion Of Being A Pedophile After The Victim’s Statement
This rape scandal spread even wider as the victim decided to take legal action. Apart from Du Meizhu, Kris Wu had also sexually abused another girl under 18 years old. On August 10th, 2021, this former EXO member got a new lawsuit from a foreign exchange student named “A” with a sexual harassment case.
Reportedly, this case happened 5 years ago (2016) after Kris Wu’s fan meeting event in Los Angeles, California, USA. Through the victim’s attorney, they released a statement:
“During an LA Tour in 2016, the victim attended the event that was held by Kris Wu. She was sexually assaulted. The victim was still underage at that time.”
According to some of the sources, Kris Wu exchanging his phone number with underage girls at the event, especially with the foreign exchange students. In fact, based on the victims’ recognition, while attending the event they (the victims) had to turn in their cell phones and drink alcohol. One of the victims had an abortion after finding out that he had a sexually transmitted disease. There are 30 underage girls who are claiming to be victims of sexual harassment by Kris Wu (Wu Yi Fan).
Kris Wu Arrested And Officially Jailed
On July 31st, 2021, Kris Wu was reported of being detained by the Beijing Police and awaiting further investigation into the sexual assault allegations. Meanwhile, on August 16th, 2021, Kris Wu was officially arrested. A representative of the police from Beijing Chaoyang district said:
“Wu Yifan, 30, a Canadian citizen, is now criminally detained according to law by the Chaoyang branch by the Public Security Bureau of Beijing.”
Based on this scandal, he could be imprisoned for 3–10 years. In fact, China has a regulation about the punishment for someone who commits rape or sexual abuse, which is the death penalty. However, because Wu Yifan is a Canadian citizen he has been punished for 3–10 years.
All Kris Wu’s Content Deleted By Chinese Media
Due to this sexual harassment scandal, Kris Wu lost his job because all the brands he’d been working with withdrew the agreement/contract, such as Porsche, Bulgari, Louis Vuitton, and L’Oreal Men. Not only that, all of his content has been removed by the biggest association internet industry in China, namely China Netcasting Services Association (CNSA) and by many online media in China.
All of Kris Wu’s content has been deleted by sites or online platforms such as Youku, Tencent, iQiyi, and more. CNSA has deleted 7000 thousand of 1.9 million recordings of him, while Weibo has banned his personal account and his studio.
Responding to this, there are pros and cons from Kris Wu’s fans. Also, there are some people who still support him and don’t hate him. So, here are photos of his fans’ tweets as a form of their support for Kris Wu!
Meanwhile, the photos below are some examples that Kris Wu isn’t loved anymore.
So, that’s all the information about Kris Wu’s rape scandal and his arrest by the police. After reading this case, what do you think about him? Don’t forget to kindly drop a line with your thoughts in the comment section below and share this article on your SNS!