Zhang Ziyi 章子怡) is listed among the “100 Hottest Women of the 21st Century” b GQ agazine.
The 33-year-old actress is the only Chinese celebrity on the list.
She shares the honor with the United States’ First Lad Michelle Obama, the newly crowned Golden Globe best actres Jennifer Lawrence Jennifer Lopez Beyonce Megan Fox nd other A-listers.
In China, Ziyi is not so highly regarded, partly because she’s seen as of average looks, partly because she’s seen as a controversial and unpleasant person.
She’s been linked with many billionaires, often at the same time; has fallen out with former friends; and was accused of keeping charity money for herself.