Hundreds of Chinese celebrities have been inundated with telephone calls after their personal phone numbers were posted on the internet on Saturday (04JUN05).

Among the estimated 600 famous Chinese affected was Crouching Tiger, HIDDEN DRAGON beauty Zhang Ziyi, whose mobile number was available online until all the details were removed on Monday (06JUN05).

Ziyi was bombarded with calls to such an overwhelming extent she was forced to forward all calls to her mobile phone service provider.

Chinese investigators have not released any details of who might be responsible for the leak of personal information or which website the phone numbers were posted on.

08/06/2005 03:10