He stumbled after taking a number of steps and she or he might be heard laughing.
A behind-the-scenes clip of Dreaming Again to the Qing Dynasty reveals Li Landi’s male co-star, Xin Yunlai, struggling to stroll whereas carrying her for a scene.
The video, lately uploaded on the Chinese language drama’s Weibo account, even confirmed that a close-up shot of Yunlai carrying Landi was truly filmed with the actress sitting on a ladder lifted by two crew members.
A barrage of adverse feedback quickly adopted the revelation.
Shortly after the historic romance drama was aired on Dec 14, netizens began to fat-shame the 20-year-old actress, whose spherical face they stated was the results of weight acquire.
They took to Weibo to specific their displeasure, calling her out for her weight by saying she was “too fats” to play the character, which is meant to be “charming and delightful” in keeping with the novel that the drama was tailored from.
“Is there no different actress?” one Weibo person commented whereas one other stated: “She nonetheless dares to speak after being so fats, it actually tarnishes the actor label”.
When Landi was introduced as the feminine lead within the drama, many netizens disapproved of the casting, criticising the actress for not being fairly sufficient to play the position.
Dreaming Again to the Qing Dynasty, which is produced by the identical group that produced the favored 2011 drama Scarlet Coronary heart, had many evaluating Li Landi to Cecilia Liu, who performed the lead position then.
Regardless of the slew of adverse feedback, a number of netizens got here to Landi’s defence, stating that her weight was no person’s enterprise.
“Even when she’s fats, she weighs 50kg at most. I feel the male actor is simply too weak to hold her,” one commented.
The web criticism caught the eye of the actress who responded in a reside video.
Landi admitted that she seemed rounder whereas filming as her hectic schedule made her “days and nights really feel like a blur.” It took a toll on her physique and brought about some bloating as a result of hormonal imbalance, she stated.
Nevertheless, Landi stays largely unaffected by the adverse feedback and even jested about shedding pounds solely after the drama and never “when she wanted to probably the most”.