A video of a man tearing off his girlfriend’s silk stockings in a desperate bid to stop her leaving him has gone viral on Chinese social media. In the film, the man is seen lying on the ground and tugging at his girlfriend’s stockings, begging the girl not to go. The embarrassed woman shouts at him to release her.
The video soon topped the hot search list on Weibo, China’s Twitter-like microblog, and triggered mass discussions. Some male netizens said they felt ashamed of the man, while other users commented that his girlfriend was right to be enraged by such behavior.