Prior to the presidential campaign, Yang, who emigrated to the United States from China about 20 years ago and who once worked as a journalist for a Chinese-language television network covering Silicon Valley, had no political profile. She and her family owned and operated a chain of Florida massage parlors, including the one where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was busted last month for soliciting prostitution. Yang has denied violating the law.
During the election, Yang dove aggressively into presidential politics, first helping to organize events for former Florida governor Jeb Bush before throwing her support behind Trump. According to China News , which covered the event, the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of China sent a message congratulating the group on its founding. Yang, according to the profile posted on Freewechat , was named a Vice President of the organization. On the website of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology in South Florida, Yang is listed as vice president and pictured at events organized by the group.
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But now, the centimeter-tall athlete turned actor, has reinterpreted the muscular hard-man role for his latest action epic. In the upcoming film Skyscraper , he stars as a "wounded" hero, an amputee who has lost one leg, the California-born star explained during his recent visit to Beijing, the latest stop on the film's promotional tour. An original tale, written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber, the film will be released in Chinese mainland theaters on July 20, one week later than the film's North American release.
The film is set in a fictional Hong Kong high-rise building called The Pearl, which, at over a kilometer tall and comprising of floors, is depicted as the world's tallest building in the movie. The plot centers around Johnson's character, Will Sawyer, a US war veteran and former FBI hostage rescue specialist who loses a leg after being seriously injured during a mission. Sawyer begins a new life as the eponymous skyscraper's security consultant, but criminals start a fire and frame him.
With dazzling stunts, including jumping from a giant crane into the burning building, the protagonist has to clear his name as well as rescue his family, who are trapped inside. The cast of Skyscraper visit Beijing to promote the film.
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