Abid Rahman

Editor for the Hollywood Reporter

International Editor for the Hollywood Reporter

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Jin Xing  was a male ballet dancer and a decorated military colonel before becoming one of China’s most popular television hosts.

China’s Oprah is a transgender pioneer

Jin Xing was a male ballet dancer and a decorated military colonel before becoming one of China’s most popular television hosts.

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