An Asian American who is one of China’s biggest pop stars apologized to family and fans on Monday and said he would take a break after a public argument on social media with his ex-wife, who accused him of infidelity and hiring. the prostitutes.
The multi-day back-and-forth captivated fans of Wang Leehom, who is popular in the Chinese world and starred in films like “Lust, Caution” in 2007. The scandal was the main topic on the media site. Chinese social. Weibo, with a lot of blame and criticism.
He appeared to be trying to end the burgeoning public relations disaster by apologizing to his parents, ex-wife and their children.
“I failed to manage my marriage properly and caused problems for my family. I did not give the public the image that an idol should have, ”he wrote. ” Everything is my fault. “
The social media war began after Wang, in an online article last week, confirmed speculations that he and his wife had divorced. His accusations contrasted with the healthy image he had cultivated as a husband and father.
The singer was born in Rochester, NY, to Taiwanese parents, according to biographies online. He was last seen dodging media at Taiwan’s Taoyuan Airport after arriving from Beijing on Saturday, Taiwan’s central news agency said.