Chen Kun Named Asia’S Sexiest Male Vegetarian

Tens of Thousands of Votes Were Cast at to Help PETA Pick the Winners

For Immediate Release:

June 20, 2013

Beijing — Actor and singer Chen Kun has been crowned Asia’s Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity Man 2013 after a fierce battle on Vietnamese singing sensation H? Qu?nh Huong won the title of Asia’s Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity Woman. Other popular contenders included model-turned–Hollywood hottie Maggie Q; author Zheng Yuanjie and his son Zheng Yaqi; musicians Faye Wong, Zheng Jun, and Khalil Fong; and Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan.

Chen, an A-list actor and a singer originally from Chongqing, first expressed his determination to adhere to a vegan diet on a social-networking site. He has won a Hundred Flowers award for Best Actor and a Huabiao award for Best Actor and received one Golden Horse nomination for Best Actor.

H? Qu?nh Huong is famous for her sensual and unique voice, which helped her win Lan Song Xanh’s Most Favorite Singer Award four years in a row. She was also nominated for a Commitment Award in 2012 for Singer of the Year.

“There’s no easier way to put passion in your life than to put compassion in your diet,” says PETA Asia Vice President Jason Baker. “Kun and Qu?nh Huong know that going vegetarian is the best thing that you can do for animals, the Earth, and your own health. Plus, they’re living proof that being vegetarian keeps you slim and sexy.”

Winners were selected based on several factors, including vote count. The complete list of vegetarian celebrities who were in the running in this year’s contest is available at