Chinese netizens say “The devil really wears Prada” after after the Zheng Shuang scandal that denied children and affected Lee Jong Suk.
Zheng Shuang is the name that is breaking the storm across China when she was revealed a scandal with her ex-boyfriend hiring a woman to give birth in the United States, then the couple denied responsibility, demanded an abortion and thrown away children for others.
Zheng Shuang appeared last week in the brand’s Chinese New Year campaign as the new ambassador of Prada brand. Shortly after, her ex-lover, producer Zhang Heng revealed that he had been staying in the U.S taking care of their two children born from a surrogate mother. The producer revealed on a Weibo post on January 18th that he had been staying in the U.S to take care of the two children.
Actress Zheng Shuang and producer Zhang Heng had been dating and had allegedly gotten married in the U.S. After getting married, the two decided to have children through surrogacy. However, the two broke up a few months later before the children were born, and since the surrogate mother was already seven months pregnant at the time, they could not abort the children. Since then, the producer has been staying in the U.S., taking care of the children himself.
Not only that, she also influenced Lee Jong Suk when The QQ site reported that Lee Jong Suk – the Korean actor was suddenly called in this scandal. The articles in the newspapers in 2019 were re-shared with the content revealing that Zheng Shuang had an affair with Lee Jong Suk when she was still dating Tiger Hu. The two fell in love when they worked together in the 2016 movie Jade Lovers.
After this scandal broke out in China, Chinese netizens have complained to Prada for their association with the actress and urged them to distance themselves from her.
As this controversy heightened in China, Chinese netizens are looking back at the other controversies with the brand ambassadors of Prada and are stating that “the devil does wear Prada.”
Before that, when Irene and Chanyeol acted as ambassadors for Para, there were also shocking scandals.
On January 19th, Prada decided to cancel their ambassadorship with Sheng Shuang making her the most short-lived brand ambassador in Prada’s history.
Korean netizens who have come across this scandal were in awe of the scale of the controversy that occurred with the Chinese actress. Korean netizens commented, “Wow, the devil does wear Prada, lol,” “The scale of their controversy is incomparable to Korea’s,” “I think last year and this year were awful for Prada,” “What’s wrong with the ambassadors that Prada picks lol they all create a scandal of some sort, lol” “Oh my, this is so bad,” and “Wow, I know that actress, I thought she was nice but this scandal is really too much.”