Fan made the announcement at around 8 p.m., according to Shanghaiist. The post reads:
After going silent for months and owning up to her mistake from the tax evasion scandal last year, Chinese actress Fan Bingbing has surfaced again on social media to extend her Lunar New Year greetings to her fans.
The 37-year-old actress posted her greetings on Weibo on Monday, February 4, on the eve of Chinese New Year as well as on her Facebook and Instagram. “Love you all! Happy new year!” she wrote in the caption accompanied by a picture of herself without any make-up on, AsiaOne reported.
A Mel Gibson-produced film featuring Fan Bingbing in just one scene has been canceled following her recent tax scandal.
“Air Strike,” which stars Hollywood actors Bruce Willis and Adrien Brody, was originally due to be released on August 17, but was pushed back to October 26 due to the controversy.
Cui Yongyuan, the Chinese television presenter who uncovered Fan Bingbing’s tax evasion practice, has gone missing after accusing the Shanghai police and a few unnamed celebrities of being involved in a “huge fraud.”
In his claim, which he posted on Chinese social media on Sunday, Cui accused officers from the Shanghai Economic Crime Investigation Department (ECID) for accepting huge amounts of Chinese yuan in cash, according to South China Morning Post.
Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing is said to have been freed from her reported “government detention” and has since returned to Beijing.
In June, a fellow celebrity accused Fan of tax fraud, publishing copies of two contracts allegedly proving her guilt on social media.
Fan Bingbing, regarded as one of China’s most famous actress, is now facing hundreds of millions of yuan in fines and back taxes after authorities investigate her alleged tax evasion that was brought to the spotlight in June 2018.
The mysterious disappearance of Chinese actress Fan Bingbing from the spotlight has finally been answered after three months of total silence.
The 36-year-old actress was caught in the middle of a tax evasion scandal after she was suspected of using “Yin-Yang Contracts.”
When international news outlets covered the story of Chinese actress Fan Bingbing’s alleged tax evasion controversy, it was another person’s photo which made headlines.
Instead of using the actress’ image, publications such as the Financial Times and South China Morning Post featured a photo of 23-year-old He Chengxi.
A new K-Pop idol from China is gearing up for a massive debut soon in South Korea.
But he is no ordinary super-stardom hopeful: Fan Chengcheng, a 17-year-old idol trainee, was recently revealed to be the younger brother of popular Chinese actress Fan Bingbing.
Chinese actress Fan Bingbing recently announced that she is filing a lawsuit against fugitive tycoon Guo Wengui in the U.S. for defamation over the “false” statements he allegedly made about her.
Fan’s camp posted a statement on Weibo on Thursday accusing the exiled businessman and activist of “malicious slander” that had “severely damaged [her] reputation”. It also demanded that Guo and “relevant platforms” stop making such claims against the actress.
Chinese actress Fan Bingbing had a meltdown during a live stream video over wax figures of herself in China that looked nothing like her.
Normally, it is an honor for celebrities and personalities to have wax figures of themselves. It’s somehow an affirmation that they are successful at what they do.
Chinese moviegoers are giving Hollywood the cold shoulder.
Hollywood is quickly losing its Chinese audience over the industry’s notorious “whitewashing” of Asian roles. Some recent controversial castings include the rumor that Jennifer Lawrence was cast as the title character in “Mulan” in the up and coming live-action version of the Disney classic film and, more recently, the casting of Matt Damon in “The Great Wall“, a film about ancient China.