According to NBC News, Shuai alleged that she was sexually assaulted by Gaoli while he was in office. Shuai stated that Shuai had a relationship with Gaoli who was currently in his 70s. 

CelebHomes News reached Out to China Foreign Office, but was not able to get a reply. 

In a statement from Nov. 14, WTA Chairman and CEO Steve Simon Shuai demanded a thorough, fair, and transparent investigation into his claims. In part, he added, “We expect that this issue will be handled properly. This means the allegations should be thoroughly investigated.

His November 17th statement called for her safety. He stated, “The WTA as well as the rest of world need to see independent and verified proof she’s safe.” “I have tried repeatedly to reach her by various forms of communication to no avail”, he wrote.