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Chinese smartphone company 'Vivo' to stop featuring Song Joong Ki in their ads

By yckim124   Tuesday, August 9, 2016   48,935   4,093   13
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Chinese smartphone company 'Vivo' will no longer be featuring Song Joong Ki in their advertisement. 


Back in May, 'Vivo' chose Song Joong Ki as their new model following his hit drama 'Descendants of the Sun'. A contract worth 22 million CN¥ (~$3.3 million USD) was signed between the Hallyu star and 'Vivo'; however, he will no longer be found in their ads. 


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Ongoing issues between China and South Korea surrounding THAAD seem to be the main reason for the sudden change in plans, but fortunately, Song Joong Ki will not suffer any financial losses, as 'Vivo' has agreed to still pay their model in full. 'Vivo', however, will be suffering from both financial and marketing losses. 

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shanty Sunday, August 28, 2016



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crystalyu47 Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The chinese govt just wants to decrease the influence of k-stars in case they decide to 'step on' korea in the future.

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changminbaby Wednesday, August 10, 2016

thats so bad :(

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explosive Wednesday, August 10, 2016

poor vivo

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Nova_Foxy Tuesday, August 9, 2016

ASIA needs peace  :(

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johwa Tuesday, August 9, 2016

that's what you have to expect when you do business w/ a communist country !!!

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SahanaE Tuesday, August 9, 2016

It's their loss, he's still getting his paycheck

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Gr5y SahanaE Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Agree, lessons learned the hard way. Don't use Korean idols for commercial activities in China.

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krell Tuesday, August 9, 2016

SONG JOONG KI should go on a K-TV Talk show and say "When you need a DUMB smartphone ; think VIVO !!!" ... ;-)

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HaveSomeKookies Tuesday, August 9, 2016

It's sad how idols have to suffer the most from this whole THAAD thing...

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Keepinitkreal Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Long as my Bae got his coins nobody gives af

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Keepinitkreal Tuesday, August 9, 2016

A fuck*

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