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No More Binge and Purge: Mukbangs Gets Muk-banned

There’s something fascinating about being able to make money solely on your appetite. We’ve written about mukbang stars before — people who eat massive quantities of food for your viewing pleasu...
2020-08-14 16:30:00
There’s something fascinating about being able to make money solely on your appetite. We’ve written about mukbang stars before — people who eat massive quantities of food for your viewing pleasure. But that may become a relic of the past following a statement released by the China Association of Performing Arts yesterday, as reported by Xinhua News and CCTV. The branch governing internet performances and livestreams have said that they’re tightening the regulations on livestream content with regards to food in an attempt to establish a healthier perspective on food consumption. This means that food livestreamers are banned from fake-eating, secretly consuming emetics, using clickbait, over-consumption, and exhibiting all-round wasteful behavior.

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