[아시아경제 황수미 기자] A photo of Chinese tennis player Feng Shunyi has been released amid suspicions of her disappearance after revealing sexual assault. However, there is controversy over the authenticity of the photo.
Earlier, Feng’s whereabouts were unknown after she revealed on Weibo (Chinese Twitter) on the 2nd that she had been sexually assaulted by Zhang Ga-ori, former deputy prime minister of the Chinese State Council.
According to Sky News in the UK on the 20th, a reporter from CGTN, a Chinese state-run media, posted three photos on his Twitter account saying that he was the latest figure of Feng.
In the photo, in a space that looks like someone’s room It contains the image of Pengsomi smiling comfortably in short sleeves and shorts. Judging from Peng’s outfit, it is estimated that all three photos were taken on the same day.
A CGTN reporter explained in a post along with the photo, “Peng’s friend sent me a photo.” He also said that Feng Shunyi posted this on WeChat, a Chinese messenger, and wrote “Good weekend.”
Netizens who saw this immediately raised their suspicions. Not only is it unclear when the photo was taken, but it seems that the photo was made public through a state-run media reporter.
One netizen commented, “In order to be able to believe that Xie Feng is safe, we have to broadcast a live broadcast. This may have been filmed a few weeks ago.” questioned
Earlier, on the 18th, CGTN published an email stating that Peng had sent an email to Steve Simon, the president of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), and there was a controversy over its authenticity.
“The rumors of sexual assault are not true. I am neither missing nor unsafe. I am resting at home and everything is fine.”
However, Chairman Simon said, “It is difficult to believe that this e-mail was actually written by Peng. He also said, “I tried to contact Peng several times, but failed.”
Reporter Hwang Su-mi [email protected]