The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. An Asian cinema superstar takes his laptop in for repairs, and a few weeks later, his career is over. Or is it?
When the Edison Chen photo scandal made headlines in Hong Kong over a decade ago, I was 11 years old, somewhat perplexed by what I was seeing in our media. I am a fan of Gillian Chung, and I remember feeling it was odd that she had to apologise and endure so many professional consequences for doing nothing wrong. I wanted to say something about it, but I was an year-old girl, a bit too obsessed with pop stars.
So you have seen the latest NSFW celebrity photos - shots of stars such as Jennifer Lawrence, which were leaked in an alleged hack attack. Here are five of the most famous, or infamous, X-rated celebrity scandals. The actor's photos of himself in bed with stars including Cecilia Cheung and Gillian Chung were circulated online in
MORE than sexually explicit photos involving a Hong Kong pop star were reportedly taken with the women's full consent. More than photos taken End up on the internet Star fled to Canada in disgrace. SEX photos, involving disgraced Hong Kong pop star Edison Chen and a string of starlets, were taken with the women's full consent, Chen has claimed in the latest twist to a celebrity saga involving more than a thousand explicit photos. In an interview with CNN's Talk Asiathe Canadian-born star said the photos, which caused a scandal when they found their way on to the internet last year, had been taken with the agreement of the women.
Edison Chen, the Chinese-Canadian pop star embroiled in a sex scandal after thousands of lurid photos were released last year, appeared in British Columbia Supreme Court today. He testified against Ho Chun Sze, the man accused of accessing Chen's laptop and the photos of him in bed with Hong Kong celebrities, according to The Guardian, which describes the scandal. Dozens of new pictures, many highly explicit, were uploaded each day, gradually identifying more women.
The star at the heart of a sex scandal which has gripped China told a court today that it was "a very huge shock" when thousands of photographs of him in bed with women including well-known Hong Kong actors and singers surfaced on the web. Edison Chen was testifying against a man accused of accessing his laptop, which held the shots. The Chinese-Canadian actor and singer quit the entertainment business last year, after weeks of lurid headlines and pictures in Hong Kong erased his previously clean-cut image.
Let's be honest, we all love a good bit of tabloid fodder. And Hong Kong's seen more than its fair share — not that we're complaining. E dison Chen When you think of scandals in Hong Kong, one incident immediately springs to mind — Edison Chen and those photos.
Over 1, photographs of Mr Chen, 28, entertaining a variety of Hong Kong's female celebrities were leaked onto the web in January last year, causing a sensation in China. At the height of the scandal, the photographs were viewed around 20 million times a day, according to the South China Morning Post. Mr Chen was forced to flee Hong Kong and return to Canada, where he was born.
A Hong Kong actor-singer at the centre of a high-profile celebrity sex photos scandal has been threatened with harm in a letter containing a bullet, a Hong Kong television station reports today. Chinese-Canadian star Edison Chen caused a huge uproar in Asia's socially conservative ethnic Chinese community when photos showing him performing sex acts with eight Hong Kong actresses and singers were leaked onto the Internet last year. Edison Chen
A Hong Kong computer repairman was today convicted of stealing the racy photos of actor-singer Edison Chen that shocked the Chinese-speaking world when they were circulated on the internet last year. The photos showed Chen performing sex acts with eight Hong Kong actresses and singers. They caused an uproar in the socially conservative ethnic Chinese community and forced the Chinese-Canadian entertainer and the other stars to put their careers on hold. Compromising images of Hong Kong film stars Edison Chen right Gillian Chung top left and Cecilia Cheung bottom left were stolen from Chen's laptop and distributed on the internet, scandalising the Chinese entertainment industry.