In TVB’s new series, L’Escargot < 缺宅男女>, Oscar Leung portrayed a lazy truck driver. His hateful character successfully captured the public’s interest. In real life, it turned out that Oscar was once a wild youth, guilty of rebellious behavior. He admitted that he tried to steal money from his tutor and was arrested by the police for fighting with friends.
However, Oscar has turned over a new leaf in life. Yesterday, Oscar was invited to speak before a group of delinquent youths. Aside from speaking about his own experiences, Oscar urged the youths to remain positive. Oscar was extremely happy to be able to participate in the speaker event. Oscar indicated, “I know that this group of kids really wanted to meet me, so I asked TVB to allow me time to visit them.”
Oscar Leung Intends to Get Married in 2012
According to Wow TV, 32-year-old Oscar Leung intended to get married with his girlfriend of 9 years, Tina, in 2012. A popular supporting character, Oscar often filmed 6 dramas in one year. Despite this, his salary was estimated to be only $20,000 HKD per month. Due to his meager pay, Oscar moonlighted as a part-time cashier at his cousin’s restaurant when he had no acting work, in order to save money to fulfill his marriage dreams and buy a house.
Oscar possessed a large number of friends in the entertainment industry, such as Chilam Cheung (張智霖) and Aaron Kwok (郭富城). Realizing Oscar’s financial situation may not be strong, his good friends offered to pay for his wedding banquet fees if he wished to get married> However, Oscar noted that it was best for him to save money and pay for his own wedding instead.
WOW TV’s Feature on Oscar Leung
Source: Oriental Daily, Wow TV
Translated by: Jayne @ JayneStars