Compiled by C. ARUNO, SIRA HABIBU and R. ARAVINTHAN
HONG KONG actor Eric Tsang drew much flak online after he was seen partying with scantily clad women just two months after the death of his wife, Sin Chew Daily reported.
A leaked footage surfaced online on Sunday, showing him singing and dancing at a karaoke joint in the company of sexy women.
His critics were unhappy that Tsang, 67, did not observe the mourning period.
“Your wife has just died. It hasn’t even been 100 days yet, ” one Internet user wrote.
According to reports, his wife Rebecca Chu died of cancer on Aug 3.
> A woman in China has dispelled talk that she had held training courses for female social influencers on how to date and marry celebrities, China Press reported.
Known only as “sister Amy”, she has been linked to former model Moka Fang, who married superstar Aaron Kwok in 2017, and Chinese air stewardess Luna Xuan, whose marriage to Taiwanese singer Wilber Pan was confirmed in July.
“If attending a training course will help you get married to a famous celebrity, how stupid do you think these celebrities are?” Amy said in a video interview.
Fang, 33, and Xuan, 26, had been photographed with Amy on several occasions.
There has been much talk on Chinese cyberspace that Amy would “mentor” influencers on how to cultivate a social media persona and capture the attention of celebrities.
Some netizens have even observed that Amy’s students would strike similar poses in their social media postings.
Amy said that such allegations about her were started by those who were jealous of her success.
> Despite being on vacation, the personal trainer of King of Mandopop Jay Chou had reminded him about his diet, Sin Chew Daily reported.
This came about after Chou’s wife Hannah Quinlivan posted several photos of the meals that the family enjoyed while they were on an island-hopping cruise around Taiwan.
Chou’s personal trainer Liu Genghong posted a comment, saying: “Don’t let him eat too much.”
Quinlivan replied by asking Liu to be lenient.
“It’s his vacation. Let’s only talk about dieting once he gets back, ” she wrote.
Chou is known for being a gym rat. He owns a chain of gyms with some of his friends.
The above articles are compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.