Chinese Netizens Still Suspicious in Li Tianyi Gang-Rape Case

Li Tianyi (aka Li Guanfeng).

Li Tianyi (aka Li Guanfeng).

The following is a development on the gang-rape case involving Li Tianyi (aka Li Guanfeng), the son of well-known military singer Li Shuangjiang. chinaSMACK readers will remember him when he first made headlines for a road rage assault incident in September 2011 where he and friends beat up a young couple. His father helped reached a settlement and he was sentenced to reeducation. After being released a year later in 2012, he changed his name but was arrested again months later in February 2013 on suspicion of being involved in a case of gang-rape. Last month, the lawyer representing Li Tianyi, Xue Zhenyuan, formally resigned from the case.

On NetEase & Sohu:

Information about Adult Accomplice in Li Tianyi Case Exposed: 23-Year-Old Office Worker

The identity of the one and only adult co-conspirator in the Li Tianyi case has been confirmed. This morning, an insider revealed that person to be a 23-year-old male, surnamed Wang, from Beijing Dongcheng district, and an office worker of a certain company.

At present, there have been many various rumors regarding the Li Tianyi case. Many people suspected that the identity of Li Tianyi’s accomplice had not been made public was because of family background [connections].

Afterward, the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau made a response. Police indicated that the rumors online regarding the other several criminal suspects’ “family backgrounds” are untrue. The Beijing Police claim that at present, the case has already been transferred to the prosecutor’s office to be prosecuted in accordance with the law.

Li Tianyi (aka Li Guanfeng) with father Li Shuangjiang.

Among the 5 criminal suspects, 4 are minors, and in accordance with the relevant regulations of the “Law on the Protection of Minors”, with regards to criminal cases involving minors, the minor’s name, residence, photo, images, as well as any material from which the minor’s identity may be deduced cannot be revealed, and that’s why the situation regarding the suspects cannot be revealed.

Police at the same time say that the police have carried out the investigation and prosecution of this case strictly in accordance with the law throughout.

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However, this meant that Li Tianyi’s accomplice is an adult, yet this person’s information too had not been made public. As a result, many netizens once again engaged in conjecture.

This morning, an insider disclosed to this reporter that the adult accomplice of Li Tianyi is a 23-year-old male, surnamed Wang, from Beijing Dongcheng district, and an office worker of a certain company.

Li Tianyi (aka Li Guanfeng) and his BMW.

Li Tianyi (aka Li Guanfeng) and his BMW.

Comments on NetEase:

经常忙 [网易广东省手机网友]:

Took a few months to find a scapegoat/fall-guy.


When an American anti-war mother erects a tent to camp out in front of the White House, CCTV gives her encouragement. When the United States removes her tent, CCTV demands justice for her… When the American people occupied Wall Street, CCTV was like a carnival… When Shifang, Qidong, Yinggehai, Zhenhai, the people approach the gates of the municipal city government out of helplessness, CCTV is as silent as death. Fuck, the places you ought to comes to you don’t go, but the places that don’t care about you, you fucking run to faster than dogs!


Sorry, I don’t believe it!


The fall-guy has already been found, and [his information] can be made public now.


Office worker? Are you trying to show the bottom limit of intelligence? Would Li Tianyi hang out with office workers?

网易山东省济南市网友 [内阁总理大臣李鸿章]: (responding to above)

Correct, office worker.
If it is a state-owned enterprise, even if it is the boss of a state-owned enterprise, he is technically still an office worker, because the the state-owned enterprise is owned by the country.
Companies are also not all the same.

最讨厌二狗子wz5418 [网易四川省遂宁市网友]: (responding to above)

It wouldn’t any ordinary company. The children of government officials all either enter the three oil barrels [PetroChina, Sinopec, CNOOC], China Mobile, China Network Communications (CNC), or some company that controls natural resources.

网易北京市手机网友 [畸形恋]:

May I ask if the police need any scape goats? 5 million plus an apartment within the 3rd Ring Road [of Beijing] and I’ll take the fall for all five people’s gang-rape crime!

网易英国手机网友: (responding to above)

This must be ding‘d, you and me will take the fall together! You take the money, and I’ll take the apartment!

网易福建省手机网友: (responding to above)

Softly asks, can a woman be a fall-guy?

Girls holding posters of  Li Tianyi (aka Li Guanfeng).

Written by Fauna

Fauna is a mysterious young Shanghainese girl who lives in the only place a Shanghainese person would ever want to live: Shanghai. In mid-2008, she started chinaSMACK to combine her hobby of browsing Chinese internet forums with her goal of improving her English. Through her tireless translation of popular Chinese internet news and phenomenon, her English has apparently gotten dramatically better. At least, reading and writing-wise. Unfortunately, she's still not confident enough to have written this bio, about herself, by herself.

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  • The Enlightened One

    This little boy seems a little confused about his sexuality. I think they did something to him in that “re-education” camp.

    • mr.wiener

      Is he wearing lipstick or are his lips naturally like that? I honestly though he was the victim of the gang-rape case when I first saw the photo and caption.
      The only problem is people like this [second generation rich and kind of girly/sullen/spoilt] are too easy to hate on.

      • The Enlightened One

        I have no clue. I thought he was the victim too… I was like awww that poor ugly girl… then I am like…. oh I see. This guy really has a thing for pink shirts and tight pants.

        • I love Sexy Chinese girls

          Hahaha. I thought the same thing too.

    • filabusta

      He actually picked up the soap after dropping it in the shower. Amateur.

  • lonetrey / Dan

    Oh, I remember this guy. He’s in the news again? This all sounds too suspicious…

  • BiggJ

    So this chicks beating people up and involved in a gang rape? Hardcore bitch.haha

  • YourSupremeCommander

    RIP BMW, I feel bad for you son.

  • 10 years ago he would have been safe and saved… unluckly for him now internet rumors are already all around and i think his powerful father cannot cover everything…

    • 剑胆琴心

      thank internet, many fucking officials got punished.
      though it’s slow still working!
      at the same time,high respect to these reporters.

  • This fruitcake looks like he would rather be the recipient of the sexual attention of a bunch of greasy mingong than to ever think of touching a female.

    • Germandude

      Look at the last picture. I guess his groupies would disagree with you. I must assume he fits the Chinese idea of “handsome”.

      • Oh, no one said there aren’t attractive lesbians out there that like a kind of butch looking girl.

        • lonetrey / Dan

          Justin Bieber fans are living proof… maybe minus the attractive part.

          • Repatriated

            Haha. I was thinking the same thing. At least Justin has marketed fame as a musician, rather than someone like this metrosketchual that beats/rapes girls to become famous.

      • bprichard

        Those pictures are hilarious. I bet he’s one hell of a hockey player. I’m going to have to agree that he has a pretty gross face, though.

        • God I wish he would try to play hockey for real.

          • mr.wiener

            I’d love to see him on a rugby field.

          • I would love to see him on the pitch of some new sport that involves one guy in a pink shirt running around while big, burly Maori warriors thrash him with barbed wire whips while it rains fire ants. It’s a dystopian future kind of sport.

          • Yup. Get him out for a game playing for Nong Da! The AArdvarks would have to make a special haka for him!

          • mr.wiener

            They’d make a special hangi for him.

          • Indeed. Prepared with a bag full of penises.

      • BiggJ

        Well if that’s the case chinese woman would have loved me when I was 11 years old.

    • filabusta

      I heard he was in the corner beating off to all the guys raping the girl, so they’ll let him off.

  • Beast

    Many Chinese women belong to foreign men because Chinese women worship white skin and white culture, a severe inferiority complex.

    Normally I would say, “there are bad people in every race”, yet I do believe that this attitude is found in the majority of mainland Chinese women, and no, I won’t hear any BS about people saying otherwise.

    Then they complain that foreign men have “Yellow Fever”, complete hypocrisy!

    • mr.wiener

      I’m sure American servcemen stationed in German in the 1950’s felt the same way when all it took was some chocolate and nylons to get laid.
      I would suggest many women [Eastern and Western] want to “trade up” as well as the attraction of the exotic and the idea the western men treat women “nicer”.
      As Chinese men get richer and work on their people skills this will subtly change the dynamic.
      Make hay while the sun shines.

    • That English Guy

      I think the fact that you refer to them as “belonging” to foreign men shows exactly why they don’t want to “belong” to you.

    • 剑胆琴心

      why you say things like this here???
      do not you feel it’s a bit strange.
      yes,by looks and body,white men are more manly,also sex part. asian men also want white women if they can afford.since they can not,so,they bullshit online a lot.
      in my case,when i was in high school,one summer i went to stone forest for their biggest festival,i saw a white man,still now,he was the best looking man i ever seen.really just as a fairy.long pure yellow curly hair,sharp high nose,green eyes,tiny face,so far,still i never saw another white man has that kinda hair color,pure yellow.and he dressed very combined of chinese and western style.elegant and cultured and simple.
      but if there is a good looking chinese guy in street,my heart also beats fast.but,the damn thing is,you can hardly see good looking boys in shanghai.

      • markus peg

        I think Asian men can look manly, but it seems to be a fashion at the moment especially in Korea for men to look a bit feminine, i’m not sure why. [My theory] The looking feminine thing is mainly acting/makeup… But alsomany pop starts in Korea nowadays only make it BIG when they are young aged between 16-24 anything older seems to old for teenage girls. most of the popular men/boys are 18 years old… so in some ways they aren’t even men yet and these images and pop culture is spreading to China and other Asian countries.

        I have to agree tho in general they don’t look as manly
        but this could be due to us culturally relating man hair to being manly…

        • 剑胆琴心

          korean and japanese like sissy guys,we call it flower boys.and in china,these stupid teenagers admire them so much.really should kick their asses.mainly super ugly girls like one gives them a shit they dream of pretty boys everyday.i have a friend is like this,guess now still a virgin.

          • iLL

            Ya, Chinese guys are a lot more manly with there long finger nails

        • Maybe they should learn from theArtOfManliness.

      • vincent_t

        Yeah right, your daddy craving for a Russian mistress doesn’t mean the rest of Asian men want it.

        Learn to stop generalizing. Funny how you complain the Asian men bullshit online while you do the same thing.

        • 剑胆琴心

          stop talking about my daddy, i am sure he has much backbone and morality than most chinese men.if most chinese men could be tough as him,smart as him,decent as him…china wont be such a country.also,at the same time,good looking as him.
          are you sure asian men do not want white women?every time a report of white woman married chinese man,then you can read those comments,you will see.

          • linette lee

            hahah….bunny, you still talk like a love doctor. So cute. I don’t care about race or color. I have seen really good looking men in every race. You will see good looking white,black, yellow, brown people on the street. You do have a few extremely good looking male celebrities in every race, but you will find many more really good looking men on the street and they don’t wear make up and all natural without crazy outfits.

          • hunky

            Many good looking men on the street, or your bed?

    • fscked

      Firstly, get a blog. What does this have to do with the topic?

      Secondly, women dont “belong” to anybody, Chinese or Western. They may “choose” to be with someone for a veriety of reasons though.

      obvious troll is obvious

      • mr.wiener

        Which one of you is “beast”? I don’t suppose I could ask one of you to change their name a little?
        Suggestions: Beastly, Breast, Beast the 1st, the famous Beast, Fabulous Beast.

        • fscked

          Not sure what you mean mate, I was replying to Beast. I’ll make my own suggestion though: Beastiality

    • donscarletti

      Um, dude, what does this have to do with the story?

      Are you claiming the victim would have consented to a strapping and well connected lad like Li Tianyi but was holding out for a white dude?

  • B*tches, Leave

    eeeshk, that’s actually a guy …

  • filabusta

    One look at that family makes my skin crawl.

  • markus peg

    I need to make an overseas phone call from China, from my computer to a land line phone but skype isn’t working can anyone give me a solution?
    many thanks

    If i have no option ill have to travel to somewhere with a land line that can phone overseas (which is far)

    • BiggJ

      Use viber. U can download it on your phone on computer. U can send free text and calls to land lines.

      • markus peg

        the other user needs viber. U as well right? (the landline i need to phone wont have viber. U as i need to phone an organization )
        (thanks for the fast reply tho, i appreciate you trying to help me out)

        • BiggJ

          no they dont need viber…i dont think anyway. just go to the site and read the faq.

          • markus peg

            On the site it says “make free calls to other Viber users”
            I’ll download it have try it anyway.

          • BiggJ

            Yeah maybe, I just looked and this is what it says.

            Can I call people who don’t have Viber?

            Yes, if the person you’re calling doesn’t have Viber, the call
            will be placed like *regular call, but don’t forget to invite your
            friends to Viber so your next call is free ;).

            *Regular calls are calls placed through your cell phone service provider, using your cell phone rate plan.

            So from a computer I dont know. maybe not.

          • markus peg

            i just got to that point, doesn’t work. Thanks anyway though.

          • markus peg

            never mind, i have decided to do it the old fashioned way.

  • terriblemovie

    What kind of fruit cake narcissist would take glamour photo shots of himself in a pink shirt and tight pants? Especially when you have the face of a swollen vagina.

    • Alex

      i love swollen vagina

    • Krillove

      a fruit cake narcissist! (bravo)

  • markus peg

    Ive seen that guy somewhere before dancing on stage… :p

    • FatherLi

      Those faces better be photoshoped, otherwise it looks incredible freaky.

      • Too much plastic surgery does that to a person.

    • If you didn’t mention that this is a dude…my first impression is a weeny butch.

    • firebert5

      Huh. I was unaware he was into ladyboys.

    • Jimney Cricket

      sorry all, this is not the same guy. (still, this guy looks like a douche as well)

      • markus peg

        the guy in the background dancing [top left]…

        it was a joke..

  • Atlas

    Awww man! I thought the victim was the ugly pink shirt girl!

    I’d gladly destroy him in a street fight!

  • MrT

    He must of been standing there holding the camera because he dont look like he got a fuck in him.

  • Damn – looking at the photo I thought it was a dyke. But in fact it is a dude? He needs to hire an image consultant.

  • POS

    Kid looks like a little punk bitch, I serve these types with a open hand paw up side the head.

  • Ryo

    I’m so confused… is this a dude or a chick?

    • Mony Xie

      i think that’s a dick

  • Justin

    This kid looks like such a little bitch. I don’t think he would be capable of raping anyone on his own since the average 105-lb girl could easily overpower him. Hopefully he’ll go to prison and get his turn.

  • Tommyrot

    China’s answer to Justin Beiber.

  • Repatriated

    Apparently, the “reeducation” didn’t work….

    • markus peg

      Well we cant say that for certain as we don’t actually know what the re-education is or was (maybe its about loving the country). who know what actually goes on in one of those places. [does anyone have any info about one of these places, not just what we are told they are, but how it actually is]

      • Repatriated

        I’ve heard they are pretty nasty places you wouldn’t want to find yourself in. Everyone knows that he probably never set foot in one of these places anyway.

        • Dr Sun

          I hear its like being incarcerated in Juliette, but not as bad as that prison in the very south of Cuba

        • Jimney Cricket

          Oh yeah. These places can be a fucking nightmare if you don’t have guan xi. But chances are this guy’s parents pulled some strings and got him a room with a view

          • Repatriated

            Likely got him a “stand in” or just paid off somebody to say he was there. I’d love to see this kid spend even a week in an American prison. He would definately be a “gang-rape” victim with all his pink shirts and tight pants. He’d go in like “o” and come out “O” haha.

          • Jimney Cricket

            Yep. 4 monkeys on mopeds could do somersaults around his asshole

  • Chris Granzow XI

    He looks like the type…..on a different note “son of a well-known military singer.” A well-known military singer? Only in China…..

  • PittsburghTiger

    China’s Justin Bieber?

  • Mcsnuggles

    Stick arms, pencil neck, anime haircut, pink shirt, pout, glitzy 1980’s style photos = Male hotness!

    (if you are closet lesbian)

  • Krilllove

    This story is typical of this culture and its’ people under Communism. Poor, Poor, Poor! Sub-standard, uncultured, inspirited, zest-less, useless, uneducated swine. Get real China Gov. Help your people!!

  • Krilllove

    I think this guy need to be -ucked up the arse in prison. Now that’s what I call reeducation. Send his father and uncle too! Thieves & Cheat the lot of them. Hell! send the president and the whole cabinet. All of them need a good stiff -ock up the behind!

    • mr.wiener

      Anal rape is good for you? Who would have guessed?

    • Thankfully you hyphened out one letter from each of those wirty-dords so we didn’t know you said “fucked” and “cock”. That would have been far less civil.

  • ChinaMan

    his is ugly cunt…make him a sausage roll.

  • justanotherday

    This is China’a second generation of the rich and elite? Fucking pathetic, where do they get their horrible sense of fashion and taste in car exteriors? This is what happens when you get people usurping each other for wealth and little education.

  • Vernon Alarcon

    Parents have a choice as to raising a man/woman or keeping a child childlike (without responsibilities or consequences). Sometimes, it doesn’t matter how a child is taught because they have free will – even in China.