Chinese live-streaming platform punished for broadcasting fake ‘Forbidden City’ video

China’s Ministry of Culture has punished a live-streaming platform for allowing a performer to broadcast a video that was purportedly filmed live from the Empress Dowager Cixi’s bedroom in Beijing’s Forbidden City. On May 2, the 22-year-old performer, whose screen name is Chaxianzi Zhouyuzhou, broadcast live from the Palace Museum in the afternoon, telling viewers she would hide there until it […]