It is wild times.
China officials have launched its latest crackdown on funeral strippers. Yes, funeral strippers.
The country’s Ministry of Culture announced late last month that it will be targeting a slew of rural provinces “for their obscene and vulgar performances at weddings, funerals and temple fairs,” China’s state-run Global Times newspaper reported.
As part of the new crackdown, a special “hotline” will be set up for the public to report any “funeral misdeeds” in exchange for a monetary reward, according to news outlet.
It has been a longtime tradition in rural China for residents to hire strippers to partake in bawdy performances at funerals in order to attract a larger attendance of mourners.
Those locals believe that a high turnout at funerals is a sign of honor for the dead.
Who is going to snitch?