Li Bingbing (Photo : Weibo/Li Bingbing)
Chinese actress Li Bingbing is in a relationship with a man 10 years younger than her. Tabloid photos of the two holding hands made the 43-year-old celebrity admit she is in a relationship with Xu Wennan, an executive at an investment company.
On Tuesday, Zhuo Wei, the top tabloid reporter in China, published the photos of Li and Wu together and wrote, “The last big name female star finally ended her status of being single.” The next day, Li Bingbing posted on her Weibo account her photo and Xu at a beach in Sanya with the caption “Everything has been best arranged," China.org reported.
The photo became viral with more than 53,000 comments and was shared over 130,000 times. Ren Quan, a friend of the actress, claimed responsibility for linking the new lovers.
While making films such as “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” “The Forbidden Kingdom,” “A World Without Thieves,” “Resident Evil: Retribution” and “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan,” Li opted not to marry while waiting for her true love.
Li will be seen in 2018 in the sci-fi action “Meg” which is a co-production between Chinese and American companies. She will star opposite Jason Statham, an American actor.
Two other older celebrity Chinese women were in the news the past few days over reports of their being in a relationship with younger men. Like Li, Wendi Deng, the former wife of News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch, posted photos of herself and her Hungarian boyfriend who is 26 years younger than her while they were vacationing in St. Bart’s beach.
However, in the case of Hong Kong actress Rosamund Kwan, rumored to be dating Zhuomi of Super Junior-M, the two denied dating or being in a relationship. Their age difference is 24 years.
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