Wang Yibo (王一博) is currently filming “Legend of Fei” (有翡) with actress, Zanilia Zhao Liying (赵丽颖). Fans are looking forward to the drama as this is a series based on a popular novel of the same name written by, “Priest”, a popular novelist. There were recent rumors circulating online from a netizen claiming to be Wang Yibo’s body double. This netizen made accusations saying, “Wang Yibo’s company is acting like a big shot”. The rumors went viral to a point where the crew of “Legend of Fei” had to come out and defend Wang Yibo.
The netizen claiming to be Wang Yibo’s body double shared a post through his Friends’ Circle on Weibo. The post claims, “Being Wang Yibo’s body double, already helped him go over the scenes one time already. We already went through it and Wang Yibo’s company acting like a big shot, only came after half a day later. As for us nobodies, we had to squander until dawn.” This person didn’t mention which projects of Wang Yibo’s he participated in, but he is currently only filming, “Legend of Fei”.
The rumors got so out of hand that the “Legend of Fei” crew had to issue a statement today refuting the claims and defended Wang Yibo. They expressed the following:
“TV series, ‘Legend of Fei’, is currently filming. Thank you everyone for your attention and support in ‘Legend of Fei’ all along. Recently, the crew discovered some false information being circulated online. With regards to this, we issue the following statement:
- Since the beginning of filming for ‘Legend of Fei’, all cast members have always maintained a serious and responsible attitude during filming. The widely spread leaked photos on the internet is the same as pirating. Hope everyone rejects leaked spoilers. Only official release of all information and materials will be accurate.
- The entire cast of ‘Legend of Fei’ is very diligent, dedicated, and professional. In regards to ‘Wang Yibo acting like a big shot’ and other discussions, they are all groundless rumors. Please don’t believe what you hear and spread it.
- Respect each actor. Don’t let rumors erase their dedication and the efforts they invested into filming.
Looking forward to ‘Legend of Fei’ meeting everyone.”
In order to quell the rumors, many of Wang Yibo’s fans gathered a lot of posts from his brands and crew members to prove that everyone who has worked with him before have nothing but good things to say about him. They often say, “He is really outstanding.”, “Especially kind, especially nice.”