Tears, wild hair and unhealthy songs banned on China’s ‘Idol’ – AP

From AP via ABC13.com:

Tears, wild hair and unhealthy songs are banned when China’s latest version of “American Idol” goes on the air next month.

“No weirdness, no vulgarity, no low taste,” the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television said Friday in a notice to the producers of “Happy Boys Voice,” according to the official Xinhua News Agency.

“Happy Boys Voice” should include only “healthy and ethically inspiring” songs and avoid scenes of screaming fans or losing contestants in tears,” the regulator was quoted as saying….[Full Text]

– Photo: Fans of Chinese singer Li Yu-chun, Super Girl‘s Voice 2005 winner (from AP)

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