This is Cheng Xiao. She is a member of Kpop group Cosmic Girls, and for the past few months, she’s been either doing her hair up like Chun-Li or, more recently, even cosplaying as the character like she did on Korean TV.

A native of China, perhaps Xiao feels a kinship with Chun-Li? Or maybe she just digs the character’s hairdo.

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Or maybe it’s a shared love of aerial flips?

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Guess this is why she’s been called “the real-life Chun-Li.”

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