Eager to become a father for a long time, Andy Lau tried many methods to have a child. At the age of 50, Andy finally attained this dream and excitedly announced that his wife, 45-year-old Carol Chu, was over 4 months pregnant. Since Andy had lied about his marital status in the past, he hurt millions of fans’ hearts and was branded a “Heavenly King Liar.” To avoid further allegations about his personal life, Andy hinted that Carol was pregnant in November 2011. At a recent fan gathering, Andy voluntarily revealed that he was expecting a baby girl in June 2012.
Treating fans as if they were his family members, Andy was exposed to have secretly wed long-time girlfriend, Carol Chu, in Las Vegas in 2008. Andy’s worldwide fans were shocked and he was branded as a big liar. Immediately, Andy apologized on his blog, “I am ashamed that I was unable to tell your first of my commitment.”
At a Tuesday Lunar New Year gathering with his fans, Andy revealed, “The baby should be a girl.” Andy noted that he only shared this secret with his fans, who immediately congratulated him. The atmosphere buzzed with excitement. Andy gave out 2 lucky packets of $10 HKD to each one of his fans, spending an approximate total of $20,000 HKD. Andy also shared onset photos from his latest film, which was shot in Dubai, with his fans. Many young and old fans attended the gathering. Becoming a father soon, Andy hugged and kissed the young children present, displaying his loving paternal side.
Andy posted several Lunar New Year photos on his blog, upon which several fans leaked the “secret” that he was expecting a baby girl in June 2012.
After filming Return of the Condor Heroes, Andy Lau’s popularity exploded. Apparently, Andy indeed possessed an affinity with “Little Dragon Girl,” since he will be having a baby girl in 2012, the Year of the Dragon. Although Andy will not be having a son to carry the Laus’ family name, his entire family were extremely joyous with the impending arrival of the baby. Andy revealed that he hired a bodyguard to protect his pregnant wife.
In an interview, Andy stated that he spent the winter solstice with his family and poured tea for his parents for the Lunar New Year festivities. Asked whether he had hand-written his own calligraphy scrolls to decorate for the New Year, Andy said, “I did not write any calligraphy and did not stick any New Year scrolls at home this year.” Andy revealed that he distributed $100,000 HKD in lucky packets this year.Source: Oriental Daily
Translated by: Jayne @ JayneStars