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By Xu Fan | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated:2017-07-17 15:23Ma Yili stars Luo Zijun in the series. [Photo provided to China Daily]Chinese actress Ma Yili recently apologized online for a comment about the late pop star Michael Jackson in the TV series The First Half of My Life.
In the third episode of the series, Ma who plays housewife Luo Zijun mocks a characters Westernized lifestyle.
She says: “Why doesnt he lighten his skin like Michael Jackson?”
The scene sparked anger among Jacksons fans in China.
Ma, followed by 41 million fans on the Chinese Twitter-like Sina Weibo, issued an apology on the micro blog.
The crew released the similar apology online and promised to revise the scene featuring the lines.
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