Fans Call for Boycott of ‘Mulan’ After Lead Actress Supports Hong Kong Police
Fans Call for Boycott of ‘Mulan’ After
Lead Actress Makes Pro-Police Post.
Chinese-American actress Liu Yifei
recently made several posts on social media
in support of Hong Kong’s police force.
What a shame for Hong Kong...
I support the Hong Kong police,
you can beat me, Liu Yifei, via Twitter.
The tweets are in reference to the massive amount
of protestors in the city who have been gathering
in opposition of mainland China since March.
The hashtag “#BoycottMulan” emerged
hours after her posts, with many accusing
Yifei of supporting a “suppressive regime.” .
The hashtag spent time trending in both
Hong Kong and the United States, with
over 37,000 tweets and climbing.
Representatives for Disney have
yet to comment on the situation.