Scandal-hit Mainland actor and singer Li Yifeng removed from CCTV Mid-Autumn Festival Gala tonight


    10th September 2022 – (Beijing) 35-year-old Mainland actor and singer Li Yifeng, who was involved in the prostitution scandal a few days ago, was originally scheduled to perform at the CCTV Mid-Autumn Festival Gala tonight (10th) with Hong Kong singer Hacken Lee, Mike Tsang, Chinese actress Zhou Dongyu etc.

    The program schedule was released this afternoon but at around 5pm, 3 hours before the broadcast of the real-time show, the program schedule was suddenly updated to remove him.

    Li Yifeng also known as Evan Li, is a Chinese actor and singer, who rose to fame after participating in the 2007 My Hero contest. He debuted as a singer in the same year, with the album Four Leaf Clover. Since 2009, he gradually shifted his career focus to acting. He is best known for his roles in television dramas Swords of Legends (2014), The Lost Tomb (2015), Noble Aspirations (2016) and Sparrow (2016); and the film Mr. Six (2015) where he won the Hundred Flowers Awards for Best Supporting Actor.

    Li’s booming popularity allowed him to rank 9th on Forbes China Celebrity list in 2015, 11th in 2017, and 26th in 2019.

    In 2016, Yifeng admitted that he had a relationship with Lee Dahae, the Korean actress who had starred in “The Honey Party of Love” with him. He mentioned on a talk show that they were no longer together, stating “We have broken up now. When it first happened, I couldn’t accept it at all.” He went to Korea to look for her in an attempt to rekindle the relationship, but it was unsuccessful.