It feels like the author is really running out of ideas in recent chapters, and we might not even get to see the MC try to take on the global stage, possibly because he doesn't know much about the celebrity world outside of China, it kinda feels like he's avoiding it. Of course, I may be wrong about this, but if he decides to do this at chapter 4000 or something, I'm gonna give up.
The story points feel like they're repeating themselves.
Using the popular talent shows in our world, sudden award that is won using luck, employer screws him over and forces him to make a comeback in 'spectacular' fashion.
Romance is kinda horrid here, despite the fact that there were great romantic interests and steamy scenes early in the story, in the later parts nothing really happens, literally nothing, well maybe a lap pillow......
So far, I'm most annoyed by how some characters feel so one-dimensional, and the most annoying one is surprisingly his mother. E.g.
Zhang Ye wins an award -> Mother calls wow good job! now I gotta show off to the entire world (and more bullsh*t for 3 paragraphs or more). Zhang Ye does something that brings infamy -> Mother calls and says WTF ARE YOU DOING? Why did u do that!!! blah blah (drags on). And this repeats on and on and on, like 15-20times?
Despite all that, I still recommend reading this story, the usage of poetry and history is really interesting, and I even ended up learning a few history facts that are real.