If you can be influential on the Internet, you should make good use of it.”
Her Weibo following was 10 million in July 2011 — even more than the fans of United States President Barack Obama on Twitter then — but there is no hint of boasting from her.
“Many foreigners say they are surprised to see I have so many fans. I just explain to them thatChina has a huge population. A big base provides that possibility.”
Yao shot to fame through the 2006 Chinese TV seriesMy Swordsman, and she regards this year as the busiest in her career as she plays different roles in four bigbudget films, which are the live-action animation Monster Hunt, fantasy thriller Ghost Blows Out: The Nine-Story Demon Tower, A Chinese OdysseyPart 3 and AllGood Things.
Zhang Wenbo, CEO of Brave Entertainment in Beijing, the company marketingMonster and Ghost,