It was love at first sight, says ex-HK beauty queen


In love: Wu and Lee were dating for three months before Lee proposed. The couple are expecting their third child.

Compiled by LIEW JIA XIAN and JO TIMBUONG

FORMER Hong Kong beauty queen Myolie Wu said it was love at first sight for her and her husband Philip Lee, China Press reported.

The 41-year-old actress said Lee proposed to her after they dated for only three months.

“He’s definitely my type. I could feel that he was an unassuming and nice person, ” she said in an interview.

Wu revealed that Lee texted her continuously for three days when they first dated.

“He shared his thoughts with me and asked me what kind of life I wanted in the future.

“I thought, ‘If this man is not ready to settle down, he will not ask me these questions’, ” she shared.

Wu also disclosed the toil she to carve a successful career, noting that she had braved herself to compete in a beauty pageant as a means to lighten her family’s financial burden.In her early days in TVB, Wu said she gritted her teeth and moved forward after criticisms about her acting.

Wu and Lee married in 2015 and have two sons – Brendan, three, and Ryan, who is 17 months old. She is pregnant with their third child.

> A man from Changzhou, Jiangsu province, China, narrowly escaped death after popping a pimple on his face, Oriental Daily reported.

The man, known as Chen, had squeezed a pimple on his chin in December and ended up with swollen lips and breathing difficulties.

After he was rushed to the hospital, he was diagnosed with lung infection and put on life support for a month.

A deputy director of the hospital said due to the dense blood vessels surrounding the lips, once the bacteria on the finger entered the body during the process of squeezing a pimple, it could lead to infection of organs.

The doctor said if the situation was severe and not treated in time, it could be life-threatening.

People are advised to wash their hands before squeezing a pimple.

> Jay Chou was entertained by his buddies – popular singer-actor Jimmy Lin and Mandopop star JJ Lin – to pre-birthday greetings before the Taiwanese pop star turns 42 on Jan 18, Sin Chew Daily reported.

Chou uploaded a video on his Instagram account with the caption that the two handsome men were dancing for him before his birthday.

In the video, JJ is seen dancing as Chou’s new single Mojito music video is being played. Chou is heard complimenting JJ.

Before the video ends, Jimmy appears and smiles at the camera.

In the comments section, JJ wished Chou an early happy birthday while Jimmy cheekily mimicked Chou’s favourite phrase: “Aiyo, not bad.”

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.

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