The continuously updated statistics on the level of information search in response to the news that Kris Wu had been arrested stunned the whole Asia.
Late at night on July 31, Beijing police suddenly announced that Wu Yifan was detained on suspicion of rape. After the investigation as many posts appeared on social networks about the male singer repeatedly raping young girls, finally, the police took the first harsh action.
This shocking news immediately became the hottest topic, covered in a bright red color in the top of the Weibo search because it was attached with the word “BURST” to indicate a hot incident that shook the Chinese showbiz. On the other hand, Wu Yifan became the first top Chinese idol to be arrested for rape – shocking news to fans.
This incident has caused the keyword “Wu Yifan arrested” to have huge hits on Weibo. After only 1 hour when the police posted the article, the total number of views so far has reached 630 million, the number of discussions is 827,000.
Another development is that the hashtag “Wu Yifan” has disappeared completely from social media. Netizens are bewildered and very perplexed by this issue; others speculate that secret powers interfere to manipulate the media in order to aid Kris Wu.