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Donald Trump Is ALREADY Risking A Major Dispute With China — Here's What He Did Last Night

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Well, Donald Trump won't take office for another six or so weeks, and he's already risking a pretty significant diplomatic dispute with one of the more important countries in the world: China.

The President-elect on Friday night startled the international community when he spoke on the phone with the President of Taiwan — and while that may not sound like a big deal to those not in the know, that marks the first time a U.S. politician has spoken with a Taiwanese leader since 1979.

What the what?!

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It's a complicated history, but basically, it all goes back to '79 and President Jimmy Carter, who severed diplomatic relations with the island and installed a "One China" policy, recognizing only the government in Beijing as the one, true China.

Every President since — from Ronald Reagan, to both Bushes, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama — has followed the policy.

Now, Trump already has broken from it, and the consequences could be dire, because the general feeling is that China is PISSED at this development.

Trump, tweeting away on Friday, obviously doesn't see the big deal in his phone call (below):

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Katy Perry Cancels Huge China Concert Due To 'Family Emergency' — See Her Cryptic Announcement!

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We hope everything is OK with Katy Perry!

On Wednesday, the Firework singer took to the popular Chinese website Weibo to announce the cancellation of a concert scheduled for Friday.

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The singer was supposed to a headline a celebration hosted by online marketplace Alibaba, which allows millions of shoppers to participate in China's biggest shopping event of the year, Singles Day. Let's just say this homage to consumerism is much bigger and profitable than any of America's Black Friday events.

While Perry failed to go into detail as to why she had to cancel, she cited a "family emergency" as the reason for bailing.

The entertainer's full message read:

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Disney's Live-Action Mulan Apparently Has A White Male Lead… Get The Deets On The Racist, Sexist Script!

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UPDATE 12:50 PM EST: A source close to the movie told Vulture that Disney did indeed purchase the Mulan spec script with the white male lead but has no intention of using that take, explaining:

"The spec script was a jumping-off point for a new take on the story that draws from both the literary ballad of Mulan and Disney's 1998 animated film. Mulan is and will always be the lead character in the story, and all of the primary roles, including the love interest, are Chinese."

Jurassic World writers Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver are working the current version.


We can't wait to see how they mansplain themselves out of this one…

Disney has found huge success with live action remakes, thanks to Maleficent, Cinderella, and The Jungle Book, so it's no surprise they're already doing too much with the genre.

While reboots of The Lion King, Aladdin, and Beauty & The Beast were more or less welcomed, the most anticipated of the bunch just found itself an unlikely controversy.

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That's because it was just revealed that the first draft of Disney's live-action Mulan actually features a white male lead in place of the historically Chinese female hero!

For some reason or other, The Legend of Mulan writers Lauren Hynek and Elizabeth Martin want their teenaged Mulan to be saved by a 30-year-old European man… and the Internet is not taking the whitewashing lightly!

Luckily, an anonymous industry insider outed the proposed plotline in a guest blog post with Angry Asian Man on Monday, saying:

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Did This Zoo REALLY Just Let The Public Name Its Baby Gorilla 'Harambe McHarambeface'?!

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Sometimes, wacky Internet stuff is too good to be true — and with today's news about a Harambe-inspired baby gorilla, it appears that's the case!

According to a site called the Boston Leader, Jinhua Zoo in China was said to have held an online vote to name a baby gorilla, only to have pranksters hijack it with the name Harambe McHarambeface!

Seriously??

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Actually, probably not…

The suspicious site reports that the naming contest caught fire with more than 73,000 votes — 93% of the entire total — for Harambe McHarambeface, a combination of the late gorilla's name with that of a boat naming contest that got out of control.

A spokesman for the Chinese zoo allegedly discussed the contest, telling the media:

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British Teen Makes Small Fortune Helping Chinese Parents Name Their Babies!

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This is one mother of an idea!

A British teenager by the name of Beau Jessup is most likely the envy of all her friends right now.

No, she isn't gaining international attention for her Instagram or Twitter or anything like that… she's just casually making headlines for all the money she's making from a Chinese baby-naming business she started!

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It definitely sounds a bit odd, but Jessup created the very successful website SpecialName.cn as a way to help parents name their newborns after being inspired by a trip she took to China.

The creative teen dished to Telegraph:

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Olympic Diver Surprised With Proposal IMMEDIATELY After Winning A Silver Medal! So Cute!!

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This is such a cute Olympic ring ceremony!!

When Chinese diver He Zi received the silver medal for her three-meter springboard work on Sunday afternoon in Rio, she probably figured that nothing could top that moment in her life.

But little did she know, there was a VERY cute trick up her boyfriend's sleeve.

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Qin Kai, himself a diver and also on the Chinese national team, surprised He in front of a global TV audience by coming up to the podium after the medal ceremony, dropping down on one knee, and popping THE question!

Awww!!!

As you can see (in the pic, above), the moment was must-see TV for both the international audience, and the shocked fans in the stadium!

He said of the moment Qin came up and asked for her hand in marriage (below):

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China Reportedly Bans ALL Lady GaGa Media After Her Meeting With The Dalai Lama!

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The horror!

Lady GaGa is easily the most controversial pop star in modern history, but her latest scandal may actually be her least deserved one yet.

That's because we're hearing reports that a peaceful meeting with the Dalai Lama on Sunday just got the Cheek to Cheek singer banned from China for the second time in her career!

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According to Chinese news outlet Next Media, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei issued a statement condemning Lady GaGa for involving herself in Tenzin Gyatso's Tibetan independence propaganda, saying:

"We hope that people from the international community can be fully aware of his true colors and nature."

The Publicity Department of China echoed his sentiments with the official ban going in place on Monday, saying:

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