VBS News dropped two bombs Wednesday with separate stories showing suggestive photos taken by stars that came to light over the past week. The first case, and locally the most explosive, was pictures of supermodel Lin Chi-ling (
Last year the two had been spotted together at times of the night that suggested that more than simple business meetings were taking place, but suddenly talk of them as an item disappeared. Now, though, newly unearthed cellphone pictures apparently taken by the couple themselves show the two cheek-to-cheek and in one photo wearing skimpy bathrobes and sleepy, distant smiles in what appears to be a fairly private moment. It's still unknown who sold the photos to the media, but Lin's agent was angry enough at their release to vow to sue who ever it was.
The second set of shocking photos are reportedly of Edison Chan (
The saucy photos have taken some of the attention away from the tangled romances of Jay Chou (
Also cut out of the action over the weekend was Little Pan-pan (
Korean transplant Ho Li-hsiu (
Something less likely to work is a box-office rating system in China inaugurated Tuesday. The first of its kind in China, the system is intended to track movie ticket sales -- this in a country where no one goes to the movies but everyone has DVD collections to rival Blockbusters.
On a happy note, actress Lee Chien-rong (李篟蓉), who had her first child last year, is thought to be expecting another child. She revealed to Apple Daily (蘋果日報) that the signs lately were pointing to her being pregnant, but as yet was uncertain.