Gao Yuan Yuan Celebrates Baby Girl’s First Month But C-netizens are Not Pleased with the Baby Name

Ugh, I hate it when small-minded jingoism ruins an otherwise happy moment with nary a thing to nitpick. C-actress Gao Yuan Yuan welcomed a baby girl at the end of May 2019 with her husband TW-actor Mark Chao and this weekend she updated her SNS to share a sweet update. It’s their baby girl’s man yue (full moon or 1 month birth anniversary) which is a big deal in Chinese culture. Gao Yuan Yuan revealed the name of their little girl in the post, the lovely name Rhea, and is getting lambasted by C-netizens for giving her baby an English name. Comments range from why doesn’t she have a Chinese name/use a Chinese name. Let’s all send only happy vibes to the parents of sweet Rhea, wishing the baby a happy first month with her family and growing up beautifully. Continue reading

C-netizens Vote for Top 10 Asian Beauty Poll with Gao Yuan Yuan and Yoona Leading Off the First and Second Place Spots

It’s equal parts Chinese and Korean starlets when it comes to what the Chinese netizens think are the top echelons of Asian beauty. A Baidu poll this month voted by Chinese netizens ranking the Top 10 Asian Beauty is a … Continue reading

Actresses Personify the Ancient Chinese Beauty Look to Varying Degrees of Visual Success

Chinese period story fans are have very very high standards when it comes to opinions about onscreen period beauties. There’s modern beautiful which doesn’t always dovetail with period beauty wondrous, and in between plenty of pretty actresses have flailed in … Continue reading

Forever Beautiful Heavenly Sword and Dragon Sabre Female Leads Alyssa Chia and Gao Yuan Yuan Reunite for Charity Photoshoot

What a lovely reunion, made all the more special because of the longevity of the friendship and the charitable cause in question. The two leading ladies of the 2003 C-drama adaptation of wuxia novel Heavenly Sword and Dragon Sabre reunited … Continue reading

Huang Xiaoming and Angelababy Tie the Knot in Lavish Wedding Ceremony Attended by Bevy of A-list Stars

Money was clearly no limitation for the lavish and star-studded wedding ceremony of top Chinese stars Huang Xiaoming and Angelababy. It was as luxurious and over-the-top as Jay Chou‘s nuptials to Hannah Quinlivan last year, minus only the English castle … Continue reading