Should K-pop stars be mindful of Chinese nationalism, or risk cyberbullying and losing a profitable market by saying what they think?

//Should K-pop stars be mindful of Chinese nationalism, or risk cyberbullying and losing a profitable market by saying what they think?

Should K-pop stars be mindful of Chinese nationalism, or risk cyberbullying and losing a profitable market by saying what they think?

By Yi Whan-wooChinese internet users recently accused South Korean singer Lee Hyo-ri for “being disrespectful” of late Chinese leader Mao Zedong after she proposed using “Mao” as her stage name during a television show.The incident angered many South Koreans because it served as a reminder of China’s ban on South Korean businesses operating in its territories and the Chinese Communist Party’s imposition of historic and political values.Possibly the best-known example of Chinese attacks on South…

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