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Actor Li Yifeng dropped by Prada, other companies after prostitution charges

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  • Actor Li Yifeng has been dropped from several luxury brands, including Prada, after being arrested by Beijing police for “soliciting prostitutes.”
  • The 35-year-old actor — who starred in the 2021 film “The Pioneer” as former communist leader Mao Zedong — and his studio released a statement on Saturday denying the allegations.
  • Li’s statement has since been deleted and search terms related to the actor have also been banned from Weibo.
  • The actor later confessed to the criminal charges.
  • L’Oreal, RemyMartin, Budweiser and other brands were also quick to distance themselves from the actor.

Chinese actor Li Yifeng has been dropped from several luxury brands, including Prada, after being arrested by Beijing police for “soliciting prostitutes” on more than one occasion. 

The 35-year-old actor — who starred in the 2021 film “The Pioneer” as former communist leader Mao Zedong — and his studio released a statement on Saturday denying the allegations.