So far, internet forums and message boards have been filled up with messages regarding a sex video between two teenagers. Allegedly, one of the people in the sex video is Hoang Thuy Linh who stars in “Vang Anh’s Diaries” which is a hit TV show in the country of Vietnam. The sex video is supposed to be Hoang Thuy Linh and her boyfriend.
According to Hung Nguyen a journalist, this incident has rocked the virtual world of Vietnam. It is considered to the most scandalous and controversial thing happening in the country of Vietnam. The television show was immediately dropped by Vietnam Television just two days after the scandal broke out. It was a five-minute clip recorded o a mobile phone which made its way onto YouTube.
However, it is confirmed that there’s a twenty-minute version of the sex-video that is being hosted on other websites.
Despite Vietnam being a conservative country, they say that it’s not uncommon for teenagers to get involved in sexual relationships. Thuy Linh happens to be a first-year college student while she portrays a school girl in Vang Anh’s Diaries.
The reason that this has made quite in impact is that the show is the most popular in Vietnam. Vang Anh’s Diaries focuses on everyday life of Vietnamese school students. The show was already in its second season by the time of the scandal. Vang Anh had already become an idol and parents had approved of the show.
The parents approved of the show because it was deemed as “educational.” It portrayed the children as talented, beautiful, and academically gifted. One kid had said that they watch the show on a regular basis and add that they love Vang Anh because she’s smart and pretty.
As a result of the scandal, she wasn’t allowed to watch the show anymore. Her mother simply said that Vang Anh was being a bad girl without any explanation.
Currently, there are millions of messages on blogs and forums with debates on whether the actress deserves punishment or sympathy. They are also talking about if she needs to apologize publicly to her fans or not. Both tabloids and newspapers around Vietnam are picking this story up.
Thuy Linh had apologized to her parents and begged for the fans to understand her.