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Actress sued for staring from TV

Rules making it easier to file lawsuits in China have led to a new concern over frivolous ones, including a man who is suing actress Zhao Wei for staring at him too intensely out of his TV.

The new regulations making it more difficult for courts to reject lawsuits took effect on May 1, leading to an increase in cases nationwide.

Reports say the lawsuit against Zhao filed by a Shanghai man involves the prime-time TV show Tiger Mom. The plaintiff says her staring caused him "spiritual damage".