TW-actress Barbie Hsu Gets Flack for Looking Her Age and Being Happily Married

It’s not easy in the entertainment industry anywhere, and aside from the casting tribulations the commentary and standards continue to follow a star even after pseudo-retirement. TW-actress Barbie Hsu (Da S) hasn’t acted in years ever since her marriage to a rich Chinese heir and then settling down to have two kids back-to-back. Unlike her little sister Xiao S, she hasn’t magically bounced back to pre-baby weight and doesn’t appear to want/be able to. She’s happy and says so in every interview, and maybe she needs to stay away from entertainment industry events because she’s getting raked through the press coals from last week’s Elle Style Awards presence. Her husband told the press that he commissioned an all black outfit for his wife from a British designer but the press instead said Da S now looks like her much older mother-in-law and the outfit may have been black but was clearly not slimming. The press also called out all the PDA going on between the two on the red carpet, talk about salty. Continue reading

A Look At Co-stars Who Have Dated in Real Life

Every time there is a sparkling, sizzling, scorching new onscreen pairing, drama viewers of various persuasions suddenly feel this uncontrollable urge to scream at the screen: Just Date Already! I’ve been there, done that. It’s often exhilarating, but mostly painful … Continue reading

Presenting the Leading Actresses of Taiwan Entertainment

After I did the post on the leading men of Taiwan entertainment (here), it’s only fitting I devote the same attention to showcasing the leading ladies who spark and sizzle with those guys. To be frank, my personal opinion is … Continue reading

My Kingdom (大武生 Da Wu Sheng) Wraps Principle Photography and Scheduled for Fall 2011 Release

Da Wu Sheng 大武生 (English title My Kingdom) might just be the most anticipated Chinese movie of 2011. A Sino-Hollywood collaboration, produced by Andre Morgan (Oscar-winning producer who made Million Dollar Baby), director Gao Xiao Sheng, famed screenwriter Zhou Jin … Continue reading