Skip to comments.Nathan Chen blasted as ‘traitor’ on Chinese social media after 2022 Olympics gold
Posted on 02/15/2022 11:55:41 AM PST by Cronos
After leading Team USA to a silver medal in the team figure skating competition and winning his first Olympic gold in the men’s individual event, Nathan Chen has been slammed on Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter.
The 22-year-old Chinese American was labeled a “traitor” on the social media platform for choosing to represent the United States, and was even told to “get out of China.” After his victory Thursday, some on Weibo complained that Chen was “too white” and Americanized, citing a long list of examples where they thought Chen was “insulting China” with his actions.
Chen has previously refused to speak Chinese in interviews, claiming that his Mandarin “isn’t very good.”
...Chen has not responded to any of the vitriol toward him and has only said that he is proud of being Chinese American.
...Chen has been compared to fellow US-born athletes Eileen Gu and Zhu Yi, both of whom are competing for China at the Winter Games. Gu, a freestyle skier, won gold in women’s big air, and was lauded as a Chinese national hero. The 18-year-old, who plans to attend Stanford next year, has been labeled “Miss Perfect” on Weibo for her skiing skills, modeling career and perfect Mandarin.
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There are trolls on twitter. This is somehow news. Really?
So what? Hunter & Joe Biden are traitors to the USA, and nothing is done about it.
they weren’t real pleased wi the frunt that “gave up” us citizenship to front for china and fell on her azz either...
Jealous are we? 🤪
Welcome to Berlin 1939. China is just another flavor of nazi evil
There was no Olympics in Berlin in 1939.
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