Canadian pop star Kris Wu apprehended over rape claims by authorities in China

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Canadian pop star Kris Wu detained over rape allegation by police in China

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Police in China stated they have actually apprehended a 30-year-old Canadian male surnamed Wu on suspicion of devoting rape, with state media determining him as Chinese-born pop vocalist Kris Wu.

Wu was being examined over allegations made online of “tricking young girls into having sex with him,” according to a declaration by authorities in the Chaoyang district of the Chinese capital Beijing late on Saturday.

Wu was openly implicated last month by an 18-year-old Chinese trainee of causing her and other ladies, a few of them under the age of 18, to make love with him.

The trainee informed Chinese media last month that Wu had actually tempted her into making love when she was 17 after plying her with alcohol. An authorities declaration last month stated the trainee was welcomed by Wu’s group to his home for casting in video.

Wu has actually formerly rejected the allegation and was not right away contactable on Sunday.

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Wu’s studio did not right away react to an ask for remark. His law practice did not address calls. The Canadian embassy in Beijing did not right away react to an e-mailed ask for remark.

It was not right away clear whether Wu’s arrest was connected to the trainee who made the allegations in July.

Wu made his Hollywood launching in the 2017 sci-fi movie “XXX: Return of Xander Cage” and was formerly a member of K-pop group EXO.

At least a lots brand names consisting of Porsche and Bvlgari had actually cut ties with Wu after the allegation, which have actually triggered a social networks storm in China.

Chinese state media have actually suggested that Wu’s star status and foreign citizenship are not likely to assist his case.

“Foreign nationality is not a talisman, no matter how famous he is, there is no immunity. Whoever breaks the law will be punished by law,” stated the Communist Party-owned People’s Daily on a social networks publishing on Saturday night that described the case.