Hong Kong and several other countries have called for a boycott of Walt Disney's Mulan, a feature movie based on a popular Chinese legend and a well-known animated movie based on it. According to The Hollywood Reporter, this happened after the lead actress Yifei Liu actually supported the harsh suppression of the protests.
The actress posted on her Weibo page the phrase "Shame on Hong Kong." accompanying it with the hashtag #IAlsoSupportTheHongKongPolice (#IAlsoSupportHong Kong Police). This comment earned more than 70 thousand likes, more than 65 thousand users shared it.
In response, the hashtag #BoycottMulan began to gain popularity on social networks, in particular on Twitter. Many users outside of China condemned the support of "police brutality" and "violence against freedom and democratic values."
Note that Yifei Liu was born in China, but at the age of 10 she ended up in the United States and is now American citizen. However, she is active in Chinese movies and television projects.
Mulan is slated to premiere in March 2020.
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