29th April 2021 – (Hong Kong) Hong Kong actress and singer, Gillian Chung’s work has been focused on the mainland in recent years. In addition to filming drama series, she also participated in a number of variety shows.
In a recent trailer of a variety show, the 40-year-old Gillian, who has not appeared on the big screen for a while became visibly chubbier on her face. Her necklines were almost invincible. However, netizens still commended her for her appearance, saying that she now looks very happy and she looks cuter.
Gillian Chung Ka-lai (born Chung Tik-shan on 21st January 1981), known by her stage name, Chung Yan-tung, is a Hong Kong film actress and singer. She is a member of the Cantopop duo Twins, along with Charlene Choi. In January and February 2008, sexually explicit photos of Edison Chen with a number of Hong Kong female celebrities were leaked online. The scandal involved Chung, as well as Bobo Chan and Cecilia Cheung, amongst others. The pictures tarnished Chung’s “squeaky-clean image”, and she apologized to the public for being naive and silly. Her subsequent television appearance on Jade Solid Gold triggered over 500 complaints to TVB, while the Hong Kong Broadcasting Authority received over 1200. Other promotion events were cancelled. Chung was dropped from performing in the 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony by director Zhang Yimou. She was originally set to appear in Chen Kaige‘s film Forever Enthralled and Oliver Stone‘s W., but her scenes were left on the cutting room floor.
In July 2017, Chung met Michael Lai, a Taiwanese gynaecologist, while filming Tree in the River in Taiwan and they were in a relationship in October. On 1 February 2018, Chung announced her engagement with Lai on Instagram, with a photo of a diamond ring given by her fiancé The pair held a wedding ceremony in Los Angeles on 26thh May, and one in Hong Kong on 20 December. The couple separated in March 2020.