Li Yang (李阳) divorce case


Li Yang, founder of Crazy English, one of the world’s leading education experts in spoken English training. Li became famous for creating the concept of “Crazy English,” a method of shouting out words and phrases to memorize and practice the language. He claims to have taught millions of people to speak English since the early 1990s. He was also the English head teacher of volunteers for Beijing Olympic Games.

In September 2011, Li Yang’s domestic violence incident came to light, for which he received wide condemnation. On September 25, 2011 in CCTV’s program of “Watch”, Li accepted an exclusive interview about family violence, he said that families and children were guinea pigs which attracted severe criticism. In October 2011, Li Yang’s American wife Kim Lee filed for divorce; In December, the first hearing ended, both parties agreed to a divorce. On Feb 3, 2013,  Beijing Chaoyang District Court announced the verdict and ordered to pay 11.753 million yuan (US$1.9 million) to Kim Lee.

Beijing Chaoyang District Court on the 21st informed that after more than four months, Li Yang refused to fulfill obligations under the previous judgment, and his American wife Kim requested compulsory property division property.

Recently, Kim also posted out her We-chat records with Li Yang in which Li curse Kim as: “extremely perverted!”, “Go to hell”, “Inferior American bitch.”

Source: ChinaNews

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