Violent rock star: don’t imitate me – China Daily

From Xinhua News Agency (link):

Famous rock singer >Dou Wei made a formal statement through his lawyer on Wednesday to apologize for his aggressive behavior at the >Beijing News office last week, reports Chinese website >sohu.com.

Dou is currently in custody after storming into the Beijing News newspaper’s editorial department on May 10, 2006. He demolished several computers and a television set then set fire to a car parked in front of the building and entrusted his lawyer with a formal statement. He will compensate the company for the losses.

Dou said he sincerely hopes others singers and actors don’t imitate him when facing similar situations. He also acknowledged the understanding of the media, fellow musicians and his fans over the incident.

See also “Beijing News not suing Dou Wei” by Xinhua News Agency (link); – “Rock star apologizes for damage” by Shanghai Daily (link); more reports via CDT

May 20, 2006 10:17 PM
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