Godfrey Gao’s Body Returned to Taiwan and Family Plans Public and Private Funeral Service in Coming Week

It’s been almost a week but it’s still surreal to think that Taiwanese-Canadian actor and model Godfrey Gao has passed away. His family went to China to claim his body after he suffered a fatal heart attack at the age of 35 years old while filming a C-variety show. His body arrived in Taipei this Monday accompanied by his second older brother and his girlfriend/fiancee Bella. Funeral arrangement are underway in Taiwan where he will be buried, and his family has opened a public altar room for his fans to pay their respects and say goodbye. There is also strong backlash against Zhejiang Network for the strenuous physical aspect of the show that led to Godfrey’s collapse and also likely the production team being slow to respond when he first fainted. If something is changed to avoid this ever happening again that’s fine but it won’t bring Godfrey back. Continue reading

Basketball Player James Ma Gets Married in Taipei and Leaves Best Man Spot Empty for Best Friend Godfrey Gao Three Days After His Passing

Life is so unpredictable and the saddest of event could lead to the happiest in the span of mere days. Three days after Taiwanese-Canadian actor and model Godfrey Gao unexpected passed away while filming a C-variety show, his best friend … Continue reading

Hu Ge and Huang Xiaoming Lead the Pack of Gorgeous C-actors at the 2016 GQ Men of the Year Awards

The gentlemen of Chinese entertainment were out in collective stylish handsomeness this week for the 2016 GQ China Men of the Year Awards in Beijing. It was across the board old school well tailored tuxedo glamour for all attendees but … Continue reading

C-drama God of War Zhao Zi Long with Lin Geng Xin and Yoona Premieres this Week April 3rd

Bigger isn’t necessarily better is a true adage in many situations, and almost certainly applies to dramas. Those aiming for bigger often find the collapse to be equally thunderous, which can make for entertaining watches for the exact opposite reasons … Continue reading

Period C-drama God of War with Yoona and Lin Geng Xin Release First Splashy Look

With the release of the first official trailer, I think it’s safe to expect supremely dorky rather than totally awesome with upcoming period C-drama God of War Zhao Zhi Long. Folks were naturally skeptical about Korean idol-actress Yoona being cast … Continue reading

C-drama Zhao Zi Long with Yoona and Lin Geng Xin Starts Filming and More Pretty Faces Join the Cast

Filming has started for the big-budget and big-cast upcoming period C-drama Wu Shen Zhao Zi Long with a working English title of God of War Zhao Yun. The drama made headlines last month for the casting of SNSD member Yoona … Continue reading

Taiwan Stars Descend on Breeze Night 2013

Breeze is one of Taiwan’s largest department stores (though I’m partial to Uni-Hankyu 統一阪急 and Shinkong Mitsukoshi 新光三越) and the flagship store is in the Shinyi district along with the other main department stores and next to the flagship Eslite … Continue reading