Chinese Influencer Dies After Binge Drinking on Livestream, Reports Say

Photo Credit: douyin/sanqian9237

Chinese content creator, who goes by the name


was found dead hours after recording a livestream of him consuming seven bottles of alcohol, NY Post reports. 

Sanqiange, whose last name is Wang according to local media, was reportedly participating in an online challenge, that took place on Douyin, China’s version of TikTok. 

The challenge called


is usually played against two influencers on the platform that compete for

“gifts or rewards from their audience,”

reports state. The person who loses is


Sanqiange who reportedly lost the game appeared on livestream May 16, where he showed himself drinking seven bottles of Baijiu, a Chinese liquor that contains an alcohol content of 30% to 60%.

A friend of the content creator told local outlet Shangyou News,

“I don’t know how much he had consumed before I tuned in. But in the latter part of the video, I saw him finish three bottles before starting on a fourth.” 

“When his family found him, he was already gone, he didn’t even get a chance for emergency treatment,”

the friend added. BBC previously reported

“Douyin bans drinking during livestreams,”

and the

“livestreamer had already been banned from the app for doing that in the past,”

reports reveal. 

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