Zimbio CoverIn September 2007, a video of Hoang Thuy Linhhaving sexual intercouse with her boyfriend (known as Viet "Dart") was leaked online. The video first hit YouTube and was quickly removed, but then it found its way onto the Vietnamese forums.

The video spread widely throughout the nation and was the biggest scandal ever in the Vietnamese entertainment industry. The scandal caused an outcry domestically and internationally with the outstanding involvement of the media from the UK and the US.

The incident was also mentioned by Perez Hiltonon his blog.

The affair generated public debates in many ways, the teenage youth called for a sympathetic tolerance to Hoang Thuy Linh while adults, as parents in particular, heavily criticized and even informally demanded from her an official apology for indirectly putting the end to an education oriented TV program of Vietnam’s youth.

On September 14, 2007, producers of "Vang Anh's Diary" announced the cancellation of the show with the last episode was a pre-recorded talkshow with Thuy Linh where she publicly apologized for the video.

Vietnam and Sex Tapes don't mix

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"Kids today are crazy," said Nguyen Thi Khanh, 49, a Hanoi junior high school teacher. "They often exceed the limits of morality. They have sex and fall in love when they're much too young."Seems that this quote represents the overall sentiment in Vietnam regarding Hoang Thuy Linh's leaked sex tape.  Her soap TV show has already been canceled because of the scandal.Vanessa Hudgens got off easy with Disney, and Paris Hilton made a fortune with her " Night in Paris ".  Hollywood is a very...Read Full Story
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