Faye Wong’s Constant Media Frenzy

It’s hard to imagine what it’s like to be Faye Wong (王菲) and to endure the constant media frenzy that follows her wherever she goes. In this YouTube video (28 Mar 2008), [7.12.08: This video is no longer available on YouTube.] Faye is emerging from a mall with her good friend and manager, Katie Chen (Chen Jiaying, 陈家瑛), when they see the media and rabid fans, massed and waiting to pounce on them. They have no choice but to run the gauntlet to get to their car. The pushing, yelling, shoving, touching, and general chaos is overwhelming and potentially dangerous.

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