This may be the first time that someone has been accused of literally having “looks that kill.” Zhao Wei is a famous actress in China where she currently stars in a television show about divorced parents raising their daughter called “Tiger Mom.” Nice.
Recent regulations which took effect in China May 1st have made it harder for courts to reject lawsuits. No matter how blatantly ridiculous, courts in China must now provide in writing clear reasons for rejecting a case and citizens will be able to appeal those decisions. That or I’m sure you can just bribe a few officials and get your case heard, no questions asked.
Either way I look forward to plenty of exiting weird news stories out of China featuring all manner of insane lawsuits. Maybe the guy getting stared at by the actress will be represented by fictional TV lawyer Matlock. (Actually that’s crazy, Matlock was a criminal attorney.) The court would not comment if it has actually taken on the TV staring case, but Gan Wen, deputy head of the case filing department said; ““It’s not necessary to waste our judicial resources on cases like these.”
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Source: The Guardian