Kelly Le

Kelly Le

Kelly Le is a contributor to Inkstone and a summer intern with the South China Morning Post.

Language spoken
English, Mandarin
China’s self-made ‘village supermodel’
Inspired by the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Lu Kaigang, 20, films his own catwalk shows in his hometown, a village in the southwestern Chinese province of Guangxi.  His creative fashion shows featuring self-designed “couture,” made from whatever he has on hand, have attracted 1.7 million followers online.
Street workout pro can ‘walk on air’
Wang Weitian, a 17-year-old student in central China’s Hunan province, is a street workout enthusiast. After years of practice, he can “escape gravity” when he works out on outdoor exercise bars. His antics have attracted more than 12 million likes online.
Painting on toilet paper
Painting on toilet paper has become a trend on Chinese social media, with hundreds of people creating their masterpieces on rolls of toilet paper.
A Chinese transgender woman’s struggles
Liu Peilin, 63, is a transgender woman in China who lived as a man until her 40s.  She became famous online after she was photographed in 2012, and was nicknamed Brother Daxi. Her appearance means she attracts attention and often unkind comments when she goes out. But some have given her their support.
Father builds spinning stroller for triplets
Taking triplets out in strollers isn't the most convenient of things to do.  To make life easier, one father in China built a spinning stroller for his babies. His creations have taken social media by storm in China.
Pokémon hunting gone wrong
A three-year-old girl got stuck in a claw machine after she climbed inside it to get a Pikachu toy in southern China’s Guangdong province. The police and owner of the claw machine arrived after 30 minutes, opening the machine and rescuing the girl.  Watch the video above to see how the girl’s attempt to catch ‘em all ended.