Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Hong Kong Lydia "Fei Fei" Sum Dies

Here is the article from Shanghai Daily:

RENOWNED Hong Kong actress and comedian Lydia Sum Tin-ha died of liver cancer at Queen Elizabeth Hospital early this morning. She was 60.In September, Sum, fondly known as Fei Fei, was admitted to hospital for a cholelithotomy to have 32 gallstones extracted. Then, she was diagnosed with cancer of the liver and gallbladder.Doctors at the hospital removed a 2.7-kilogram tumor after an eight-hour long operation and, since then, she has been in and out of hospital.

Sum leaves behind her 20-year-old daughter Joyce Cheng Yan-yee.Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang mourned Sum's death.

Born in Shanghai in 1947, Sum started acting when she was 13 and soon became popular despite being overweight because of her good spirit, comedy talent and enormous energy.With her signature wing-tip frame coke bottle glasses and big hair, she stood out as one of the most endearing and recognizable entertainment icons in Hong Kong, where she remained popular for nearly five decades.She acted in more than 100 movies in Hong Kong and hosted more than 5,000 episodes of variety shows. Her credits also include a starring role in the Singaporean English-language sit-com "Living with Lydia."She was the first wife of Hong Kong actor Adam Cheng Siu Chau and the couple broke up in 1988, just one year after their daughter was born. After the divorce, she returned to films and television and had been co-host of the Hong King Film Award ceremonies for several years while also performing in TV shows.

I actually "ran" into her once from a flight from Hong Kong to China. Prayers to her daughter who is studying in Canada.

Courtney Cox Arquette Rexi Skinny Now?

Courtney Cox Arquette is back in the tabloids for being rexi thin. The article accompanying this picture states that she went from a U.S. size 6 to a size 2. Courtney is 5'5" and was never a size 6. If you watch friends, she's always been a size 2. Is she rexi skinny now? I personally think the picture is a little exagerrated.

Obviously, Pink is Divorced

Seriously, who didn't see this coming? Pink and Carey Hart have officially announced their divorce. I think it is sad when vows that are made at the altar are only "mere words." Where is the commitment?

Lily Allen: The Life After

After her recent miscarriage and engagement split, she seems to shedding the pounds and back in the limelight.

Even if the limelight is in a drunken stupor. Lily Allen needs to get her life together.

Does Lily Allen have a stylist because she needs one!

What is this? Come as your mother outfit?

Leighton Meester Dons Last Year's Trend

Well, I don't know if it is actually last year, but Leighton Meester's outfit is "safe, boring, and underwhelmed" in the words of Michael Kors from Project Runway. I am obsessed with that show right now. I finished seasons one and two in less than a week and I'm now watching season three. If you watch Lionel Richie's I Call It Love music video, Nicole Richie wore this look in it except with capri pants.

Angelina Jolie Still Rextremely Thin

If Angelina Jolie is indeed pregnant with twin through in-vitro like what the tabloids are speculating, then she is hiding that bump really well with her skeletal legs and face.

Seriously, how can Brad Pitt be attracted to that? A pretty face on a skeletal body.