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干爹 (gān dié): godfather

The word godfather is equivalent to the English “sugar daddy.” While the term had not been in wide usage, it became an internet catchphrase after aspiring actress and model Zhou Rui posted the following on her microblog:

“I’m grateful that I always have you in my life. I’m grateful godfather, that you took time out of your busy schedule during the two meetings to host a birthday party for me.”

“谢谢我的生活一直有你陪伴,谢谢干爹在两会期间百忙中抽出时间为我们举办生日宴”

The “two meetings” refer to the annual meetings of the National People’s Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

The post was accompanied by the following picture:

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Zhou Rui had previously achieved some degree of internet celebrity by complaining about those who criticized her “ass-high miniskirts (齐B小短裙).”

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See also this video produced by China Forbidden News.