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Monday, March 5, 2018

Blogger advertises free sex from her hotel room, 'thousands of people show up’ (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A Chinese blogger caused chaos in a Chinese city after telling people she would have sex with them for free on social media.

There were claims that around 3,000 people flocked to the hotel the woman said she was staying at in southern China.

The woman, identified as 19-year-old Miss Ye, has been arrested by local police on suspicion of prostitution, according to a police statement.

The incident is said to have happened in Haitang Bay, Sanya, on Hainan island of southern China, according to Chinese news site

Police launched an investigation upon receiving reports from Double Tree by Hilton, said

Apparently, Miss Ye uploaded a post at 8pm on March 1 to advertise for her 'free sex service'.

The post, which has been deleted, read: 'Who's coming to get have sex...for free.'

Then she left a room number 6316 in the post.

Miss Ye is said to have arrived at Sanya, a popular tourist destination in China, on February 26 from Shanghai, east China. 

Double Tree by Hilton confirmed that the suspect had checked in at the hotel around 3pm and stayed in room 6316, according to 

After she uploaded the post, she was forced to checkout her room at 10pm as numerous people knocked on her door, said the report.

The hotel's concierge also received phone calls asking for the details of the guest staying at room 6316.

The young blogger, feeling scared, replied under her post and said she was just joking and begged web users to stop looking for her at the hotel.

Videos emerged online as some men film themselves going to the hotel and looking for Miss Ye.

'I'm on my way to room 6316, hahahahhaha, and here I am!' said one man who was filming his journey.

Other web users posted pictures of the door sign on WeChat, a Chinese instant messaging app, and said they were queuing outside the room.

Police reportedly arrested Miss Ye at a hotel at Sanya Phoenix International Airport on suspicion of prostitution. 

According to a statement issued during a press conference on March 3, Miss Ye requested hotel staff to escort her out of her room and put her on a taxi.

The statement also said Miss Ye admitted to the police that she had intentionally posted the message online to attract followers. 

Her social media account on Weibo has been taken down. 

MailOnline has contacted Double Tree by Hilton at Sanya for comments. One public relations officer said the hotel is looking into the matters.

The woman has been given a 15-day detention and a 500 yuan (£57) fine in accordance with the criminal law of the People's Republic of China.


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