Chinese Government bans ‘booth babes’ from video game convention

The Chinese government has pressured companies who are attending the ongoing ChinaJoy Expo, a video game convention in Shanghai, to not use scantily clad women to help promote their products.

The appearance of these women — known in China as “spicy girls,” or “booth babes” in the US — has the potential to violate China’s government directive against “vulgarity,” according to a report from Shanghai Daily. The newfound paranoia in the industry is said to have come from a recent government crackdown on video games deemed too vulgar.

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Hufandpuf2544d ago (Edited 2544d ago )

seriously, no offense but it must be hell to live in China right now. no booth babes!? WTH?