Comedian and CPPCC member Zhao Benshan takes part in the opening session of the political advisory body on March 3. Photo: Beijing News
Zhao, who usesd to be the pillar of the annual CCTV Spring Festival gala show, has been out of the spotlight in recent months. He got mired in rumors that he was under investigation. When reporters greeted him outside the Great Hall of the People, he said: "I'm well."
A CPPCC member asks Zhao Benshan for autograph at the opening session on March 3. Photo: CRI