Posted by Jeremy Goldkorn on Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at 11:07 AM
she demanded to be included in the cast list of the film.
Now Shao is in the news again. In the wake of a recent divorce, she is looking for a foreign husband, and advertising for him on her blog. Her requirements are:
If you fit the criteria, you can give her a call on 1336 689 1955 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your correspondent has verified that Shao answers the phone and that the marriage advertisement is not a joke. She is also looking a for a foreign female flat mate, you can contact her by the same means.
The image is copied from China Youth Daily (where there is a Chinese language article about the affair).
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