“I only want to be your supporting actor” – the story of Zhang Yunlei and Yang Jiulang

“When I was in the Intensive Care Unit, he promised me … ‘ In the future, whatever makes you happy, whatever you want to do, go do it and  I’ll follow you.’ ” – Zhang Yunlei

Yang Jiulang kept his word.  According to a director of a variety show,  in the two years since Zhang Yunlei came out of the ICU, Yang Jiulang completely molded himself to fit Zhang Yunlei.

He would wheel him around in a wheelchair off stage and be his crutch on stage.  He would stay up until 3am waiting for word that Zhang Yunlei got home safely from filming.  He would drive home after filming, sleeping at 7am so he could perform with Zhang Yunlei at 2pm  until 10pm before driving him home.  He doesn’t even hand Zhang Yunlei water without first unscrewing the cap. He once spent a whole song acting as Zhang Yunlei’s mic stand. He almost never sings but knows the lyrics to every song Zhang Yunlei ever sings on stage.  If Zhang Yunlei wants him to sing, all Zhang Yunlei has to do was to stop mid-sentence and look to the left, and Yang Jiulang will finish his sentence without missing a beat.

From love at first meal, two miraculous comebacks, learning to walk three times,  to plenty of foreshadowing and climaxes, the story of singer-comedian Zhang Yunlei and his partner Yang Jiulang unfolds as if it were a carefully constructed drama. Zhang Yunlei’s life story is a miracle in itself, but the story of their journey together is a fitting parallel plot.

*warning* Because they’re comedians, everything they say is a lie or a hyperbole.   I will try to stick to off-stage interviews here, but I hold no responsibility for recounting lies they fed me.

“If fate be willing, we will be together “

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Actress Kara Hui is still looking for her first love, an American soldier deployed in Hong Kong during the Vietnam War

I hope one day he’ll send me a picture, no matter how old, because I’ll still remember his face. And I would know he didn’t die, that he was still alive.”

Award-winning actress Kara Hui said in an interview last year that she’s still trying to find her first love, an American soldier deployed in Hong Kong during the Vietnam War. This reminds me of the story of actor Anthony Wong, who was able to find his Australian half-brothers online earlier this year thanks to a BBC report. Hey BBC, time to step up again.

“From ages 3 to 11, this girl ( you see here) lived in the red light district. I’ve seen every tragedy and joy of life. He was the first one to ask me how to say I love you in Cantonese. For a young girl, I think it was like a first love. It’s a bit tragic because he left Hong Kong the next day to Vietnam, maybe he got killed the day he arrived.” Hui said.

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Married: Zhao Liying and Feng Shaofeng

Zhao Liying and Feng Shaofeng announced on Weibo they were married today on her birthday. Her Weibo just said Official Announcement <3 while he replied “Happy birthday, Wife.”  The two will co-star in upcoming series The Story of Minglan, which released the following still after the announcement . Congrats to the couple!

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Ni Ni and Jing Boran are both now single

The most separately photogenic couple, Jing Boran and Ni Ni, have just announced on Weibo they broke up in May. I don’t usually post break-up news but I’ll take any opportunity to put up  pictures of either of them.

Here are some gifs of Jing Boran in Geneva and a minivideo and photoshoot aka car ad starring Ni Ni and Jin Dachuan. It’s a part of series that also has minivideos/ads starring Gao YunyuanYang Mi, Zhou Dongyu, and Zhong Chuxi.

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Liu Shishi, Nicky Wu to Wed in Bali on March 20

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We’ll use these photoshoots to erase Bu Bu Jing Qing from our memories.

After registering their marriage last year, mainland Chinese actress Liu Shishi and Taiwanese actor Nicky Wu will hold their wedding ceremony this Sunday, March 20, on the beautiful island of Bali.

The happy couple already released one set of beautiful wedding pictures to make us jealous, but here they come with some more stunning photos, as well as the promise of a music video for “Hand in Hand” (手牵手), the duet they recorded to celebrate their marriage.

Nicky Wu and Liu Shishi wedding photo

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Jane Zhang Announces Relationship with Boyfriend of 12 Years

Jane Zhang and Michael Feng announce relationship

During her Bang the World tour, Jane Zhang suddenly announced that she was in a relationship with Michael Feng (Feng Ke), the CEO of Show City Times, which is Jane’s management company. The two have been together for 12 years.

While in Changsha on July 4, Jane surprised everyone, including her boyfriend, with an unplanned announcement. “From when I was 18 years old to 30 years old, I haven’t been waiting,” she said, referring to her song “Finally Waited for You” (终于等到你), which she had just finished singing. “Because there is a person who has always been by my side.”

Jane then explained that she had originally wanted to go public with their relationship in 2005, the same year she competed in Super Girl (超级女声), but Michael was against the idea, because he didn’t want the news to negatively affect her nascent singing career. Now that 10 years have passed and she is nearing her 31st birthday, Jane felt that now was the perfect time to make her announcement.

“I don’t want to be alone anymore,” she declared. “You’ve all been with me in the 10 years since my debut, and so has this person. I’ve already thought it through. If you’re willing to marry me, then come on stage.”

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Zhang Ziyi designs for I Pinco Pallino, also engaged

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Actress Zhang Ziyi, who is not marrying a drone but singer Wang Feng, was a guest designer for Italian children’s fashion brand I Pinco Pallino. Pictured is a dress she designed. Who looks cuter in the dress, her or the girl?

The actress is currently filming The History of the Disappearance of Romance 罗曼蒂克消亡史/浮生如梦 with Ge You, Wallace Chung, and Yuan Quan. She’s also co-producing sci-fi comedy Baby from the Universe 从天儿降  with Guo Jingming.

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Wang Feng proposed to Zhang Ziyi in front of family and friends, including Wang Leehom, Guo Jingming, Chen Xuedong, Han Geng, Na Ying, etc .

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Nicky Wu, Liu Shishi Officially Register Marriage

Live the happy ending that Fourth Prince and Ruoxi didn’t get! <3

Nicky Wu and Liu Shishi officially registered their marriage on January 20.

Nicky revealed the news by uploading a photo of their marriage certificate and wedding rings to his Sina Weibo around noon, with the comment “Cherish happiness @Liu Shishi.”

Shishi replied to the post one minute later with “We are very happy.” (And we’re very happy for them!)

Nicky reportedly did not tell anyone in his company about his marriage plans, so his employees all found out through Weibo. Which is pretty fitting, seeing as he’s fairly active on Weibo and has a large fanbase there.

Nicky and Shishi first gained popularity as an on-screen couple when they collaborated on the time-traveling drama Bu Bu Jing Xin in 2011. Since then, they have been in two other dramas together. They first went public with their relationship in November 2013.