Chinese actress Zhou Dongyu, 28, has been on a roll in recent years. In 2016, she was named Best Actress at the Golden Horse Awards. Last year, she was ranked seven on the Forbes China Celebrity Top 100 list, ahead of stars like Yang Mi and Angelababy. And this year, she was named Best Actress at the Hong Kong Film Awards.
But according to an anonymous showbiz insider, things were very different for Dongyu not too long ago.