Actor Lewis Tan loves taking off his shirt

The Mortal Kombat star wants to take power back from a media system that clings to Caucasian-centric ideals of feminine and masculine beauty

Mortal Kombat stars Lewis Tan as mixed-martial arts fighter Cole Young.
Mortal Kombat stars Lewis Tan as mixed-martial arts fighter Cole Young.PHOTO: WARNER BROS

Those who follow Lewis Tan on Instagram know the British actor loves two things: martial arts and taking off his shirt.

Speaking to The Straits Times in an online interview, the 34-year-old laughs when asked why his account is such a thirst trap.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 08, 2021, with the headline 'Actor Lewis Tan loves taking off his shirt'. Subscribe