Sep 27 2014
Friday September 26, 2014 Hong Kong
TVB actress Selena Li, who recently announced her relationship with businessman Poon Shu Wai, has denied rumours of an upcoming wedding.
As reported on Mingpao News, the actress, who attended the blessing ceremony of her new series "Flat Slave" alongside Eliza Sam and Vincent Wong recently, stated that though she and her boyfriend have dated for nearly half a year, they have not thought about getting married just yet.
"We are taking our relationship slowly. If we're married only after six months, it will make people worry. Just let things happen naturally," said Selena.
She also mentioned the currently pregnant Aimee Chan, saying, "Though she is living a happy life, she still makes a big sacrifice to halt her career temporarily for her family."
"I am not ready to do so just yet. My boyfriend and I are just enjoying each other's company for the time being," she added.
Sep 26 2014
The Hong Kong actor gave his blessings to ex-wife Faye Wong after she has reportedly reconciled with Nicholas Tse
The shocking Nicholas's ex-wife Cecilia Cheung.
Yapeng, who did not respond to the issue, finally wrote on Weibo on Wednesday, and his post garnered more than 140,000 likes and 100,000 shares within two hours.
The Chinese actor posted: 'Be it staying by each other's side till death, being brave for each other, or fulfilling each other's wishes, there are many ways of expressing one's love, and every form should be blessed. To my child's mum, all the best!'
Netizens praised him for being 'gentlemanly' and dubbed him 'the best ex-husband in China'. They even joked that 'he should consider getting together with Cecilia Cheung'.
In addition, there has been a viral photo of a letter that Yapeng had reportedly written to Faye before the split. It detailed how the former had tried to salvage the failed marriage but the latter was already bent on divorce.
The letter stated Faye started to change a year before the divorce and 'drifted apart from me (Yapeng) and Li Yan (their daughter). Li Yan told her aunty one day that you cuddle your cat everyday but not her. I listened to her words from the corridor while you were thinking about your fans'.
As if feeling the impending divorce, the 42-year-old wrote: 'If I am obstructing your way to happiness or a second marriage, please tell me, I will respect your decision. If it is just because you don't love me anymore, I will think that you are treating marriage lightly and don't know how to love.'
However, the two have separated for only a little more than a year and the letter surfaced right after the reconciliation news, arousing doubts of its authenticity. The letter was also unsigned and netizens ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)
The Hong Kong actor allegedly started expressing his wish of reconciliation since a year ago
With news of Nicholas Tse and Faye Wong's romantic reunion becoming the talk of the town, sources revealed that the actor had started the 'pursue' of his ex-lover over a year ago.
It is said that Nicholas had sent a letter to Faye via the CEO of Chinese production company Huayi Brothers, before the songstress divorced with actor-director Li Yapeng.
Although Faye rejected Nicholas' proposal of a 'friendly reconciliation', the incident incurred the unhappiness of her then-husband, which indirectly led to their eventual split.
Earlier this year, , where he hinted that her good friend Faye is still 'his most beloved'. As Vicki appeared willing to play matchmaker, the 34-year-old host grew confident in his pursue.
According to media reports, Nicholas injured his left foot while filming last month. Worried about his condition, Faye finally broke the ice and introduced a reknowned orthopedist to him. Following this, the actor made extra efforts to successfully win her heart again after 11 years.
Both It's Okay, That's Love co-stars broke up with their real life partners recently
Jo In Sung and Gong Hyo Jin.
Korean actor Jo In Sung's agency IOK Company and his ex-girlfriend, actress Kim Min Hee's agency have both confirmed that the celebrity couple has ended their 18-month relationship.
In a joint-statement released by the agencies, it is said that In Sung and Min Hee drifted apart due to their busy schedules, and that everyone should not 'jump to conclusions', in reference to Gong Hyo Jin's recent break-up with actor Lee Jin Wook.
Previously, Hyo Jin and In Sung's outstanding onscreen chemistry in the highly rated series It's Okay, That's Love sparked rumours that romantic sparks were flying between the co-stars.
Additionally, sources claimed that though Min Hee did suspect that In Sung was 'too engrossed' in his reel life relationship with Hyo Jin, she believed there was 'absolutely nothing going on between the two'. An insider also let on that the former lovebirds remained on friendly terms, even after their split.
Jo In Sung and Kim Min Hee.
Gong Hyo Jin and Lee Jin Wook.
Sep 26 2014
Hong Kong celebrity Ronald Cheng recently announced the good news about his wife Sammie Yu's pregnancy by uploading an ultrasound photo from her prenatal check-up on Weibo. The singer-actor also revealed that their three-year-old daughter, Emma, 'will finally have a younger brother' as companion.
Ever since Emma was born, Ronald has reportedly transformed into a doting dad and often updates his social media with photos of the child, winning the likes of netizens.Â Â
While speaking to the media yesterday, actress Miriam Yeung expressed her well wishes for her ex-lover Ronald. At the same time, she refuted reports stating that she had deliberately transferred her son Torres Ting out of his pre-school, where Emma is also attending.
'The school was under renovation, so we temporarily changed [schools]. Now that the renovation has completed, my son has returned to his original school. Reporters are better [at making stories] than scriptwriters!' she exclaimed.
Also, Miriam has no qualms about the kids making friends with each other. 'Because Torres is at the stage where he needs to learn to interact and communicate with others. Getting to meet more people is good for him,' added the actress.
Sep 26 2014
The Hong Kong superstar took over his son, Jaycee Chan's steamed bun endorsement
Following reportedly trying to get him acquitted.
Lately, the Hong Kong superstar was spotted on the billboards on Shanghai for a brand of mantou, one that Jaycee had endorsed for since March this year. His son even presented these mantou to Jackie at his 60th birthday celebration this April.
But the 31-year-old has been replaced by his father after the saga, rumoured to be in a bid to compensate the brand for damaging its image. Netizens remarked that it was unbelievable to see such a big name, like Jackie, endorsing a meal that can be bought at RMB$1 (approximately 20 cents).
It is believed that ever since Jackie became the brand ambassador, sales of mantou has been rising steadily.
Sep 26 2014
The actress reportedly sold the apartment she bought with Nicholas Tse when they tied the knot
Unaffected by the reconciliation of former lovers Nicholas Tse and Faye Wong, Nicholas's ex-wife Cecilia Cheung has reportedly sold the apartment they had bought when they wedded in 2006.
The actress, who was rumoured to have planned to do so right after their divorce in 2011, sold the HK$100 million (approximately S$16.35 million) flat recently and profited more than HK$30 million (approximately S$4.9 million).
Cecilia, currently living in Singapore with her sons Lucas Tse, 7, and Quintus Tse, 4, also uploaded a close photo of herself with Singaporean property agent Darius Chia on her personal Instagram three hours after news of the reconciliation broke. There was also one of her holding a glass of wine, seemingly at a party.
On the other hand, Faye's ex-husband, Li Yapeng, was spotted bringing their youngest daughter, Li Yan, to school on Tuesday. It was the first time he appeared in public after the matter was revealed.
Thereafter, he met his mother, who is believed to have comforted him during this period of time. Yapeng is said to be holding onto the failed marriage, invited Faye to Li Yan's birthday party in May and helped her with a charity event, but to no avail.
Cecilia Cheung (left), Darius Chia (centre)
T-ara has declared it will be expanding its activities to China.
On September 5, T-ara’s agency and Chinese entertainment agency called Longzhen Cultural Development carried out a signing event. The event was attended by the CEOs of both companies as well as the T-ara members.
Longzhen is a company that has hosted concerts of famous Asian singers, such as Andy Lau, Jacky Cheung, A-mei and more. T-ara, which has been gathering immense popularity in China, was offered 5 billion won for the contract, with the prediction that the group will raise the annual profit of over 16.5 billion won.
Starting with the official signing event and press conference to be held on October 13 in Shinsegae Hotel in Beijing, T-ara will officially be launching promotions in China. It will be appearing on some of China’s best programs and expand activities to commercials, dramas, concerts and more.
Longzhen shared that, along with T-ara, it will be making contributions for the development of hallyu culture in China and will open a new door to Korea-China cultural communication.
Meanwhile, many of T-ara’s music videos have ranked number one on China’s music video site YinYueTai and the group recently also won the ‘2014 Mwave K-pop Star Championship’ trophy from our Mwave K-Pop Star Championship event, raking in votes from fans around the world, such as America, China, Japan and more.
After rising in popularity thanks to You Who Came From the Stars, Kim Soo Hyun expressed his thanks.
Kim Soo Hyun has been selected as the model for one of China′s largest portal sites, Sogou, after receiving much lost from fans in China due to SBS′ You Who Came From the Stars.
On September 24, Kim Soo Hyun attended a Sogou fanmeeting event, where he met with fans in Beijing. He also did a short interview with a news outlet following the event.
Regarding a rumor that said he was a sports mania, Kim Soo Hyun replied, "I do really like exercising."
"These days, the wind has gotten cooler, so I enjoy riding my bike," answered Kim Soo Hyun. "When I exercise, I get rid of useless thoughts and relieve stress. I really recommend it to everyone."
When questioned about future Chinese promotions, Kim Soo Hyun replied, "Honestly, I don′t have any special plans, but I wonder if I′ll be able to greet everyone with a new project or a commercial promotion." He added, "Meeting fans through a fanmeeting would be nice too."
On the thing that has changed the most after You Who Came From the Stars, Kim Soo Hyun stated, "I′m spending 2014 like a dream. Because of it, I′m feeling a lot of things and becoming a lot more careful. I believe that the course that I′m taking right now will be a huge help for my activities as an actor in the future."
Sep 26 2014
Sung-min of K-pop boy group Super Junior announced on Wednesday through his agency, SM Entertainment, that he’s currently dating musical theater performer Kim Sa-eun, according to local media.
Ilgan Sports, an affiliate of the Korea JoongAng Daily, wrote that an insider from SM Entertainment confirmed the romance. Kim’s entertainment agency, Gold Eight Media, said the couple is in their “beginning stages,” and that it hopes fans feel positive about the sudden announcement, the news agency reported.
Sung-min, 28, and Kim, 29, both performed in the musical “The Three Musketeers” earlier this year, in which Sung-min played d’Artagnan and Kim played Constance Bonacieux.
Hee-chul, 31, a member of Super Junior, wrote on his Instagram account yesterday that Sung-min cried after the news came out that he was dating someone.
“Sung-min, who has never shown his tears to the group, approached us crying, saying that he feels sorry for our group members and fans,” Hee-chul wrote, adding that he feels really “depressed” to see Sung-min with such low spirits.