Zhao Lusi trended recently after fake rumors that she has confessed her feelings for Xiao Zhan. The two were former co-stars on the 2018 historical rom-com Oh! My Emperor with Zhao Lusi as the leading lady and Xiao Zhan as the second lead.
On the eve of October 30, a screenshot of a Weibo post with the caption, “Like you @X玖少年团肖战DAYTOY (heart emoticon)” which tagged Xiao Zhan and was allegedly written then deleted by Zhao Lusi started circulating online. Shortly after, Zhao Lusi’s studio denounced the rumors to explain that the actress never wrote such a thing and that they reserve the right to pursue legal action against those who are spreading the fake screenshots. Furthermore, some went on to spot difference versus Zhao Lusi’s actual Weibo posts to prove that the screenshot was maliciously doctored.
At around 7 in the morning on November 1, Zhao Lusi updated Weibo with photos and the caption, “Haven’t hurt anyone, so no need to be unhappy. yoyo～ November #Chen Zui De Qing Si[song]# ” It got her trending again as netizens assumed it to be a response to the Xiao Zhan incident from two days ago. However, some are simply not buying it and accused her of acting on her own to gain publicity. Some also pointed out how she had previously gotten in trouble after liking a post criticizing Victoria Song’s outfit at the Golden Eagle Goddess.
Later on, Zhao Lusi took to social media with another update, “I am unconventional `—“_ feeling haggardly sentimental`”