Chinese lipstick king Austin Lee was a wealthy influencer adored by officials in Beijing. One mistake caused him to fall

For the millions of fans of Austin Li, the evening of June 3 began like any other direct selling event on Taobao, China’s largest e-commerce platform. On this particular night, he was selling ice cream thought to be vinita, a famous and beloved Australian dessert. As traffic peaked at the live broadcast, Lee’s employee served …

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