13 December 2013 1:34 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Zhang Ziyi has reached a settlement in principle to settle a high-profile defamation lawsuit with political ramifications, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. In June, 2012, the actress sued U.S.-based China Free Press and journalist Weican Null Meng, who writes for the Chinese dissident news website Boxun, over a report that claimed she is a prostitute who has earned more than $100 million for having sexual relations with high-ranking Chinese officials. The defamation lawsuit alleged that the report was false and ruined potential endorsement deals for Zhang with luxury designer brand Michael Kors, French automaker Citroen and

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