Some facts about Disney’s Mulan, Crystal Liu Yifei

Most important fact:   Liu Yifei was Cfensi readers’ top choice to star in Disney’s live-action Mulan.
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Here are some fun facts about the star of Disney’s live-action Mulan, Liu Yifei, to help you and your friends dispel myths propelled by Hollywood Reporter’s sloppy reporting from wikipedia.

  • Liu Yifei is in fact a U.S. citizen.   I don’t even know why it’s an issue since Mulan isn’t Asian-American and so Asian-Americans shouldn’t be given priority over non-American Asians in the role.
  • Despite what Hollywood Reporter says, she is not called “Fairy Sister” out of the blue. It’s because her character was called that in Semi-Gods and Demi-Devils.
  • Her English isn’t perfect, but she’s been improving.  English Interview.
  • It probably helps that she’s dating Korean co-star Song Seung Hoon, who can only communicate with her in English.
  • Liu Yifei was trained as a classical Chinese dancer and can do a lot of her own stunts, splits, and all those fancy-looking stuff.
  • Liu Yifei also had a short pop star career in Japan. Did you know that she sung the Japanese theme for PowerPuff Girls Z?
  • She’s also been learning hip-hop recently.
  • Liu Yifei has always been adorable. There’s a reason why she headlined Cfensi’s  cute celeb kid photos post even back in 2008.

Disney Princess Liu Yifei and her newly found animal sidekick

Liu Yifei dressed like she’s in the Tang dynasty, the rumored setting of the live-action Mulan.

Liu Yifei in a modern wuxia shoot.

Androgynous Liu Yifei.

“The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.”

Crystal Liu Yifei with baby elephant

Liu Yifei and an elephant

Liu Yifei and a bunny

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I’m just going to repost this modern wuxia photoshoot because it’s that awesome.

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