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Synonyms: Akgae
See also: CP fan, chunfen, weifen, heifen, stan
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Duwei (毒唯) are a type of Chinese idol fan. The term is translated as "poisonous single fan".[1][2] Single/only/solo fans love only one celebrity.

According to fail_fandomanon, "Duwei are the type to fight anyone they think threatens their idol's image or reputation, often using very ugly tactics and as their name implies, are generally very toxic presences."[3]

According to one explanation on jikipedia, du wei originally referred to fans who loved only one member of a music group and hated the others.[4]


  1. ^ endlessthoughtsofafangirl. tumblr post, Archived version, 4 March 2020.
  2. ^ A Chinese interviewee on NPR translated it as "poisoning single fan", but the NPR reporters called them "poison fans". National Public Radio: Dream Boy And The Poison Fans, Archived version, September 16, 2020. Start at minute 17.
  3. ^ Re: AO3 banned in China, Archived version anonymous comment, 4 March 2020.
  4. ^ dw 毒唯, Archived version 2020-03-02