Spate of High Profile Star Couple Breakups Hit the Chinese Entertainment Industry

It’s been a bad last few weeks for the dating star couples in Chinese entertainment. These things typically come in waves, with the dating news bundled up followed later with a spate of breakups. The biggest breakup news lighting up the Chinese language entertainment portals is the purported messy end to the 8-year long relationship of Taiwanese model-actor Ethan Ruan with fellow model-actress Tiffany Hsu.

The gossip mills are running wild with rumors that Ethan cheated on Tiffany with his last movie costar Zhou Dong Yu, plus Tiffany got fed up with all of Ethan’s wandering ways from the past, so she finally pulled the plug on him and called it quits. Ethan is lashing back at the break up rumors, insisting Tiffany is still his girlfriend and nothing happened with Zhou Dong Yu, but Tiff has been noticeably quiet on speaking up for her man or quieting the breakup rumors. I’m sad these two didn’t work out but hopefully things will simmer down soon so they can go on with their careers and lives whether apart or still together. Continue reading

Taiwan Stars Bring the Glamour for the 2014 SETTV Drama Awards

It’s a bit of a downer to feel so nonchalant about the Taiwan idol dramas of 2014. SETTV dumped a lot of drama hours but overall the buzz seems to have died down. Despite producing one of my all-time faves … Continue reading

The Best of TW Acting Talent on Display at the Gorgeous 49th Annual Golden Bell Awards

The 49th Annual Golden Bell Awards totally snuck up on me when it flooded all the TW-ent media portals this weekend with picspam galore. The TW-version of the Emmy’s celebrated the great television programs and performances of 2014 and most of the … Continue reading

Winners and Star-studded Red Carpet at the 50th Anniversary Golden Horse Awards in Taipei

Two major Asian film awards took place this weekend, there was the Blue Dragon Film Awards celebrating Korean cinema held in Seoul, and further South in Taipei the annual Golden Horse Film Awards feted the Chinese-language movies of 2013. It … Continue reading

Vic Zhou Wins Best Actor at the 2013 Golden Bell Awards in a Star-studded Ceremony

What is that you said? I can’t hear you over the ear splitting screaming still coming out of my mouth for the last 24 hours, give or take a few. I thought I had long since stopped caring whether deserving … Continue reading

Taiwan Stars Assemble for Vogue Fashion Night Out 2012

Another year, another edition of Vogue Magazine’s Fashion Night Out, a celebrity call to shopping if you will. I posted about 2011’s FNO in Taiwan, and 2012’s affair is even more glittering and star-studded. The celebrity pictorial follows the same … Continue reading