A court in the US said that the two parties had reached the settlement in a libel case, the BBC reported.

Zhang Ziyi
Zhang Ziyi. Pic/Santa Banta

A statement on her official Sina Weibo site said that nineteen months, and nearly 600 nights and days, may not be very long for a scandal case, but is long enough to destroy an innocent person’s reputation.

Boxun News, in a front page apology, said that it had reported negative and untrue info about Ziyi, which was insupportable and improper.