” The chauvinistic comments and the patriarchal, misogynistic standards led Quartz News to publish a video titled: “A new hit Chinese TV show proves sexist ideas still persist there.”Yet Jin Xing has told the audience that she is proud of the show: “I told you, I don’t host average shows”, and presented it as in line with her harsh but fair attitude.
In the show, parents sit on chairs that move forward when they approve of one of the single girls on stage.
Emphasis is put on youth (under 30), good looks, simple past relationships, a good career, a gentle attitude and family-centered values. When a girl with a doctorate degree stepped on the stage, the following caption appeared on screens: “but where’s the good looks that we agreed on?
In interviews he has also highlighted the problem in the government’s decades-long experiment: the one-child policy.
According to Wu, for over three decades, such nation-wide population control, the restriction of only allowing one child in a family, has led to cosseting and too much intervention by the family into the child’s adult life, including around marriage, career, and other major life choices.
The doctors were adamant that Jin would have trouble walking again, let alone dancing. In an interview with Hollywood Reporter, Jin described this period as the most difficult of her life: “I almost committed suicide.