Wednesday April 16, 2014 Hong Kong
Source: https://my.entertainment.yahoo.com/news/kara-hui-did-not-expect-win-award-032100472.html





Hong Kong actress Kara Hui expressed her delight to the public for winning Best Supporting Actress at the 33rd Hong Kong Film Awards, which was held last weekend.

According to Mingpao, the actress who competed against other stars such as Carina Lau ("Young Detective Dee"), Crystal Lee ("Unbeatable"), Du Juan ("American Dreams in China") and Helena Law ("The White Storm"), stated that she thought she would lose to Carina Lau or Crystal Lee, thus did not prepare any speech beforehand.

Thanking the cast and crew of "Rigor Mortis", Kara said, "After winning the award for "At The End of Daybreak", I rarely made any Hong Kong films until "Rigor Mortis". Therefore, I am proud to win it with this movie."

Praising the new director, Juno Mak, Kara also expressed her hopes to make more Hong Kong films and work with more up and coming directors.

Kara also thanked her late brother Austin Wai, as well as her family for all their support and love for her.

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Wednesday April 16, 2014 Hong Kong
Source: https://my.entertainment.yahoo.com/news/raymond-wong-said-child-actress-did-not-faint-035600269.html





TVB actor Raymond Wong recently dismissed rumours saying that "Swipe Tap Love" child actress, Celine Yeung almost fainted while filming a scene with him, Oriental Daily reported.

The rumour, which has been reported by the Hong Kong tabloids, stated that the five-year-old Celine almost passed out from the heat while filming a shower scene with the actor, who plays her father in the series.

Since Celine was absent at the promotional event for the new series held at the Tsim Sha Tsui Ferry Pier, Raymond addressed the rumours on her behalf and said that it wasn't true at all.

"The scene that was mentioned, was about me helping her take a bath. As the studio was really cold at the time, we decided to heat the water up so that Celine won't catch a cold. I even tested the water temperature before filming and it was fine. But her skin got a little red because she was in the water for twenty minutes," Raymond explained.

Elaine Yiu, who also attended the promotional event, said that they would never harm little Celine and treated her like their own kid.

Meanwhile, in regards to the low viewership ratings of 24 points for the series debut, Raymond said, "I hope it will increase this week. Since it's a love story of young couples, the younger viewers may be able to relate more."

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"The Misadventure of Zoo" Blessing Ceremony
Wednesday April 16, 2014 Hong Kong
Credits: to hyn5 @ http://hyn5-hyn5.blogspot.com

Tracy Chu Finds Kenneth Ma Old: Rejects Reigniting Rumours

Artiste Tracy Chu attended the blessing ceremony for the remake series "The Misadventure of Zoo". She expressed that she is a cameo role, portraying a social worker in the '80s in the series. She will have scenes with the old Kenneth Ma and Niki Chow. She and Kenneth, who were previously rumoured, are collaborating for the first time after being rumoured. She said, "It's this series after 'The Hippocratic Crush II'! (Awkward?) Would not! (Spark again?) Will not! I am facing an old man in his 80s!"

Kenneth Ma Admits Resembling "The Misadventure of Zoo" in Being Loyal Toward Love

Artiste Kenneth Ma wore a wig when attending the blessing ceremony for the remake series "The Misadventure of Zoo" because he is working on his other series, "Noblesse Oblige". He revealed that "Noblesse" still has a few days of outside filming, and said that he is only able to sleep for three hours each day.

When talking about portraying Adam Cheng's role in "Misadventure", he expressed that he would be appearing in old age when it begins, starting the series in reverse order. He also said that he is not afraid of being compared by viewers...thinks that the younger generation has not watched the series from 30 years ago. He said, "The touching and classic scenes will be kept, but there will also be humourous scenes!" He laughingly said that the character resembles himself...has a romantic storyline with female lead Niki Chow, and is also loyal, as well as honest and sincere.

Niki Chow Free from Rumors: Okay to Kiss Kenneth Ma on the Cheek

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Wednesday April 16, 2014 Hong Kong
Credits: to hyn5 @ http://hyn5-hyn5.blogspot.com





Jessica Hsuan recently became a skin care spokesperson. Earlier, to film a promotional ad, she wore a back-revealing, close-fitting, low-cut, leg-revealing dress that showed off her figure. Jessica, who has been really fit recently, was also not afraid of close-up shots...extremely confident! During the shoot, she even actively studied the angles with the photographer...extremely serious.

Twelve years ago, Jessica endorsed this brand. This time, being invited again, she also attaches great importance to it. Although her schedule is packed, she was still in high spirits on the day of filming. Apart from work, when asked about romantic matters, Jessica thinks that she cannot make a decision that she would regret, so she will naturally welcome fate's best arrangement.

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Wednesday April 16, 2014 Hong Kong
Source: The Sun
Translated by: R.E.D@http://asianuniverse.net/forums/





Miriam Yeung, Louis Koo and film director Pang Ho-Cheung attended the press conference for "Aberdeen" in Beijing yesterday. Miriam was asked what would she do if she found out her husband Real Ding is having an affair with another woman, just like the script in the movie when Eric Tsang has another woman? Miriam replied "I would like to see how she looks like, so that at least I know if she is pretty or not !". Miriam stated that she trusts her husband and has full confidence in him whole heartedly, she went on to say if one day, there is problem in her marriage, she would try to save it.

Louis was asked did he has his "first kiss"? he smiled and said "Yesterday" (By who?) "None of your business!" was his reply. One the other hand, Pang Ho Cheung was busy telling naughty jokes, pointing his finger at Shawn Yue and said "Once every night", making everybody laugh!

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Janice Man: Her "old friend" damaged her own image when she breaks the law
Wednesday April 16, 2014 Hong Kong
Source: The Sun
Translated by: R.E.D@http://asianuniverse.net/forums/





Janice Man attended a function yesterday. Reporter asked what she thought about her good old friend Angelababy smoking in the changing room, she said "Nowadays, you shouldn't smoke in there really, I know it is not too convenience for smokers" (How about smoking in restaurant, against the law? Damage a goddess image?) As a public figure, I think one should set a good example, not breaking the law!" Janice went on to say "I am a very ordinary person, I may eat fishball in the street, but I am not breaking the law though (What about if your boy friend is "speeding" and you are inside his car?) I had that experience before, I was scared at the time, afterwards, I didn't speak to him for a week."

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Nicky Wu revealed that his kissing scenes with girlfriend Liu Shishi don't excite him







Taiwanese actor Nicky Wu claimed that he didn't feel anything when filming kiss scenes with girlfriend Liu Shishi (also known as Cecilia Liu), causing the actress' fans to be offended.

43-year-old Nicky and Shishi, 26, developed feelings for each other while filming the hit period drama Scarlet Heart. The pair got together while collaborating once again for its sequel, Bu Bu Jing Qing.

In Bu Bu Jing Qing, Shishi plays two different characters, and has a 'time-travel'¯ kiss scene with her boyfriend, set at a large-scale company event that Nicky's character organises. The real and reel-life couple had such great chemistry that they finished the scene in three takes.

Although the intimate scene is under much public scrutiny, Nicky expressed that he 'feels nothing when filming kiss scenes (with Shishi).'¯ Shishi's fans felt indignant on the behalf of the actress, and they even jokingly told her to 'discipline'¯ him.

As Shishi is currently filming for The Imperial Doctress, she will only be able to take enough time off to attend five events, while Nicky '“ who is now shouldering the burden of promoting the drama '“ is set to appear at 20 different events.

The stars' managing company filtered through all questions from the media in order to ensure that the spotlight was not overly focused on Nicky and Shishi's romance. Nicky, too, hopes that the sequel can gain audience's approval.

Nicky and Shishi have enjoyed a fairly low-profile relationship since they went public in November last year. Hence, their joint appearances are highly anticipated by the media.

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The Taiwanese-based heartthrob is participating in celebrity parent-child TV programme 'Daddy Return Home'







Taiwanese-based Bruneian eye candy Wu Chun sent shockwaves when he announced late last year that he is a father to a two-year-old girl, when no one knew anything about his wife, whom he had dated for 18 years.

Two weeks later, he announced again that his wife had given birth to their second child '“ a boy. Subsequently, he became less private about his family, and even posted photos of his daughter online.

Just recently, he brought his first-born daughter Nei Nei to China to participate in a parent-child reality show Daddy Return Home, which is slated to air at the end of this month.

He appeared at the press conference in Beijing yesterday, during which a teaser video of him bringing his daughter around town was aired. He took her out to play, eat, changed her diapers and even coaxed her to sleep. At the end of the day, he was so tired that he exclaimed: 'It's not easy being mummy!'¯

When asked why he was so willing to bring his daughter onto a reality show, he said: 'Since I've already announced that I'm married with kids, there's pretty much nothing else to hide, and I actually really want to share with everyone the relationship I have with my children, so this time I'm very confident of spending time alone with my daughter.'¯

A similar programme Dad, Where Are You Going? produced by Hunan TV had also invited Wu Chun to participate, but he declined.

So why did he agree to participate in Daddy Come Home?

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An MBC staff member has caused outrage in the international K-pop fan community.

Last week, a picture was uploaded to Facebook that featured foreign candy and chocolate sitting in front of a desktop computer. The post read: “Some K-pop fans from Poland sent gifts to Jong-hyun of SHINee. Perhaps naïve fans thought Jong-hyun would be able to open the box if they simply delivered it to the broadcasting station. But, unfortunately, those precious gifts were sent to my boss, Kim Jong-hyun, who has the same name as the famous K-pop idol. Although you might be frustrated, I will enjoy the gift. Thank you, Polish fan girls.”

Domestic fan communities turned indignant after learning that MBC staff deliberately ate Jong-hyun’s gift and demanded that the uploader compensate the Polish fans. Local media outlets covered the situation extensively, and some said that the staff member at MBC is “tarnishing the national reputation.”

However, the staff member simply deactivated their Facebook account without an official apology.

The foreign fans sent the gift to Kim Jong-hyun at MBC, [without an explicit note to SHINee] because the 24-year-old singer regularly hoststhe MBC radio program “Blue Night” there.

The four Polish fans in their late teens said that they hoped there would be a “happy conclusion,” and asked for the DVD included in the package be sent to Jong-hyun at least.


JoongAng Daily

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The ultimate idol group of 2013 going into this year as well, EXO will be making their comeback on April 21st in Korea and China simultaneously.

According to SM Entertainment, two versions -- Korean and Chinese -- of their second mini-album "Overdose" will be dropped, featuring five songs. The title track will be "Overdose", in addition to "Moonlight", "Thunder", "Run", and "Love Love Love".

The group will hold a press conference in China and also their first comeback stage via CCTV's "Global Chinese Music" on April 19th ahead of the release.

Amidst the group's hard work in preparing for a hot comeback though, a video leak took place showing the choreography for the title song "Overdose".

SM Entertainment announced that they will be taking legal measures against the guilty party. The agency filed an official complaint to the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office for the violation of copyright laws.

KBS Global

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