In a series of tweets, the 23-year-old wrote how, despite having agreed beforehand which topics should be off limits prior the interview, the online magazine still apparently proceeded to write about them.
Fucking assholes at @vice I have ONE rules about interviews- I don’t talk about relationship status or sexual orientation. They agreed that was off limits. So of course- in an article about a Chinese Maker and Shenzhen, they have to make it about that. Scum.
“I have ONE rule about interviews- I don’t talk about relationship status or sexual orientation,” the Shenzhen-based Chinese DIY tech creator wrote. “They agreed that was off limits. So of course- in an article about a Chinese Maker and Shenzhen, they have to make it about that. Scum.”
Without naming any particular writer from the media platform, Wu further expressed her frustration on how Vice handled the interview.
Wu, who took a few days off to accommodate reporters from Vice, felt betrayed when she was informed they were still including personal details.
Without delving into many details, Wu’s tweets hint at how Vice appeared to bait her into giving personal details under the guise of giving her an “opportunity to respond.”
Wu apparently got all these despite her treating the Vice crew with respect and hospitality.
She lamented the wasted opportunity of producing meaningful content instead of being wasted on a cheap, sexist article.