Disney’s Mulan faces boycott calls after star Crystal Liu Yifei backs police in Hong Kong, accused of excessive force against protesters

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Chinese-AmericanactressLiuYifeiprovokedanangryreactiononline,andcallstoboycottDisney’slive-actionremakeofMulan,inwhichshehasthetitlerole,aftervoicingsupportfortheHongKongpoliceonsocialmediathisweekamidthecity’santi-governmentprotests.Thehashtag#BoycottMulanwastrendingonTwitteronFriday,featuringinmorethan10,000posts.OnWeibo,China’sequivalentofTwitter,whereshehas65.6millionfollowers,LiusharedapostbyPeople’sDaily,theofficialnewspaperofChina’sCommunistParty,withthequote“IsupportHongKongpolice…

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