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DATE: 20 APRIL 09
SOURCE: BY ANNA. THANKS A MILLION. CONCERT IN YANTAI:
FANS CLOSE TO FRENZY STATE
MOST GLAMOROUS CONCERT IN THE HISTORY OF YANTAI
ANDY ALONE SHOOK A WHOLE CITY

ANDY ARRIVED IN SHENGYANG IN THE RAIN STAYS IN PRESIDENTIAL SUIT COSTING 16,000 YUAN

Andy arrived Shengyang @ 4:15 pm yesterday.


DATE: 18 APRIL 09
SOURCE: DIRECT FROM CHINA DAILY.COM.CN
PIC FROM APPLE DAILY

Hong Kong actress Carina Lau will star in Hark Tsui's new film "Di Renjie", which will start shooting in Hengdian, a movie and television city in eastern China's Zhejiang Province, next month.

The 43-year-old will perform the role of "Wu Zetian", China's only female emperor who lived in the Tang Dynasty. Veteran actresses Brigitte Lin Ching-hsia and Cherie Chung were also considered for the role. In the end Huayi Brothers, the film's primary investor, chose Carina Lau because they had faith that she could do the job. This is Carina Lau's first film gig since getting married to famous actor Tony Leung. The report also clears up Lau's pregnancy rumor.

Hong Kong super star Andy Lau will star as Di Renjie, one of the most celebrated officials of Wu Zetian's reign and was portrayed as a talented detective by many novels and screen works.

SOURCE: WWW.JIAODONG.NET
ANDY ARRIVED IN YANTAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PRIVATELY VIA A CHARTERED FLIGHT

On April 17 afternoon, Andy took a private flight & arrived in at Yantai I A. As soon as he stepped out of the cabin, he smiled,waved to all those waiting at the tarmac, security guards & workers. He loked hight spirited & friendly, after that he was whisked off to the hotel he will be staying.

SOURCE: hc360.com
STAGE SET UP OF ANDY LAU YANTAI CONCERT TOOK SHAPE

Andy has arrived in Yantai for his concert preparation which takes place today April 18.Andy has 5 close-body guards, his nanny & assistants, an entourage of 10. It is said Andy is very easy going in private, he is not fussy with what he eats & his food.

SOURCE: WWW.3WEEKLY.COM
INSIDER GAVE OUT SECRETS
ANDY CANCELLED HIS WEDDING

Andy is always very private with his love life. ZLQ was spotted using his nanny car for transport, of late their relationship has become less mysterious.


NEWS UPDATE TEMPORARILY ON HOLD.
SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCES.


DATE: 15 APRIL 09

Latest screen look of Andy


DATE: 13 APRIL 09
SOURCE: WEN WEI PO/TA KUNG PAO/MING PAO/APPLE DAILY/SINA.COM
ANDY SWEPT 10(Wen Wei PO) 6 (TA KUNG PAO) AWARDS

Andy alone swept 10 best-selling awards, May I ask, who can ever surpassed him?

Organized by IFPI, HK Album Top Selling Award Presentation ceremony was held 2 nights ago @ TVB City. This is the first time since after the 4 major records companies: Universal, Warner, Sony & EMI joint-hand in boycotting an award ceremony was held. Many singers who are currently popular including Eason, Haken, Kay Tse & others did not turn up.

It was a deserted sight, but Emperor Group, East Asia & Gold Medal all had 10 awards each, Andy alone swept 10, he was the big winner of the night. Joey who had 4 awards felt the scene was deserted, there were only 2 rows of singers, fortunately there was Andy.

Regional chairman of HK IFPI attended the ceremony, on the stage he reminded newcomers not to be late, do not forget their benefactors, do not sing out of tune, do not be picky with work, & do not spoil the image.

Andy had some differ opinion on hearing this, he quipped the chairman should not mentioned 'out of tune', as this can become topic for talk, said, "This cannot be included, as who has never sang out of tune before, I had!" He said this skill takes time to hone, he had because of this felt ashamed for a year.

For years Andy had not attended IFPI awards ceremony. His company had filed his name in this year, he had thus rushed back from Changsha, when asked if he got married in Malaysia?

He replied, "Donít know. (Are you married?) No!" He said he knows his fans all supported him to get married few years ago, but he has not thought of this, as getting married is an indication if there is enough love, this is not yet enough at this moment.

As for Jill being prosecuted in Japan for drug, Andy felt this is a pity, as it is hard to recover after a mistake, LL may be doing a lot for her at this moment just that outsiders cannot see.

ANDY: NOT ENOUGH OF LOVE TO MAKE ME MARRY
CLARIFIES MARRIAGE NEWS IN MALAYSIA

When Andy was asked on his marriage, other than shaking his head to deny, he asked for the person who said this to come forward, he said "No! (Fans said they like u to get married?) I know this for years, they accept me in marrying, but I have not set a timetable, actually time & again such news comes out, if this is true, I would have been married 10 over times, (After your concert u should have earn enough to get married?) Marriage is on love, not money. (Do u have enough love?) No! NO! "

SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
WILL ANDY ACT IN IP MAN 2 ?

Last year, Donnie Yen's Ip Man done very well at the box office, collected HK$130 million in China and Hong Kong. Seizing the popularity, Mandarin Films Limited had decided to shoot a sequel for Ip Man.

Ip Man 2 will start shooting in August. Reliable sources that the director has been trying to recruit Andy in to play the role of a martial art expert.

When reporter called him to ask if Andy will be added to the cast of Ip Man 2, a conservative answer was given, "We did thought about it, but the details will be finalize after the script is out in May before any confirmation, we can only confirm that the original cast of the first movie remains, new additions is also very important as it concentrate on the development of Ip Man in Hong Kong."


DATE: 12 APR 09
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
AVOIDED TOPIC ON MARRIAGE
COULD NOT HOLD BACK HIS TEARS
RUSHING BACK TO HK DURING CONCET TOURS

Andy went back to HK after his concert in Changzhou, in a low profiled, he celebrated his gf bday. 2 nights ago he held a concert in Changsha, though his lips were sealed on the topic, he appeared v 'thoughtful', dropped tears several times. It was aid he is coming back to HK after concert in Yantai, to prepare the big day.

....... Though he made his fans eyes wet with tears, he never forgot to raise the mood, in Mandarin, said, "20 over years ago I entered the circle by my handsome look, people called me Handsome Boy then, but I have not heard you all calling me that!"

Before he finished the line, thousands of fans yelled "Handsome Boy Handsome Boy".. he was overwhelmed, said, "There are some who are 80over here, do u love me in the last 20 years?"

Some yelled, "I was not born yet!"

He retorted, "You are toxic! I know I am old, if an artiste can be like me, indeed there is no regret in life."

After his concert in Changsha he came back to China, he attended IFPI Awards last night, it was said after his concert in Yantai he will go straight to Shengyang, a news from mainland said he has changed his plan, he will stay a few days in Hk before gg to SY, indeed makes news of his wedding even more mysterious.

SOURCE: TA KUNG PAO
ANDY'S CONCERT IN CHANGSHA BROUGHT ABOUT CONSUMER EXPENDITURE

Andy puts in his best at the concert & shows off his tout body

Andy Lau 2009 W W concert tour in China took place grandiosely @ the Changsha He Long Stadium yesterday (Apr 10) . The concert attracted not just only 50,000 fans to the site, close to a thousand black-market ticket sellers came from other provinces to stir up ticket prices. The hotels around the area & all the shopping malls had too because of this experienced a roaring business.

Accordingly, ticket sale included, Andy's concert alone cumulated more than 10 over million in consumer expenses. 48 year-old Heavenly Lau once again proves his evergreen legendry status.

Even though Changsha which is famous for entertainment is never lacking in big stars coming, after a lapse of 4 years, Andy Lau again raised the frenzy of all in the city last night.

Though concert was to start at 8 pm, his passionate fans were just too hot, many started waiting outside the venue at 4 pm, when it was around 6 pm, traffic around He Long stadium was a standstill, all the big radio stations in Hunan reported traffic condition every 2 minutes, urging vehicles to take alternative routes.

Andy's popularity had also attracted close to a thousand black -market ticket sellers from other provinces, as the ticket sale was so intense, many black-market sellers with big stakes of money on hand touting to buy tickets from passer-bys. When the concert was about to start, one of them was even willing to pay 1X its price to buy the 850 yuan ticket the reporter was holding.

As the fans were too many, many of them could only entered when the concert time was due, after having their ticket checked.

very considerate Andy purposely delayed his concert by 20 minutes because of this. Even then, in the first half an hour, still there were many fans streaming in continuously.

Amid roaring waves of cheers from fans Andy in a white se xy ensemble with chest exposed descended from the sky, singing the overpowering song Chinese, this initiated tens & thousands of fans to sing with him, it was a big chorus when the entire stadium sang with him.

In close to 4 hours of performance, he transformed himself 5 times, indeed an eyeful for the fans. At the initial warming up, he was in a white suit with golden embroidery, the deep V cut in front exhibited se xy charm of a man. After that he took it off, wearing only suspender- pants to sing Vagabond Love Song, Man Cries Is No Crime, & so on, demonstrating at 48, he is still having a taut & healthy look.

He then changed to an army officer, cow herd & others, brining the audience to different worlds.

During encore, in a silver gray waistcoat he was back to his celestial status, at the grand finale he sang Truly Forever, he put on coattails, a pair of giant wings on the large screen coordinated with his appearance, indeed he lhad eft a stunning effect to the end of his concert.

During the concert, he was moved to tears twice, once was when he enacted the scene of Cow herd & weaving Maiden, when the cowherd was punished by the Heaven gods & forced to be separated from her, similar to the previous few stations, he was very engrossed, as he sang he cried.

At the end of the concert when 50,000 fans asked him to come back to the stage, yelling in unison I Love U, eyes brimming with tears, he added another song Thanks For Your Love, a few times he dropped tears, in an emotional voice, he told them,

"Because of all of you, I want to be Andy Lau again in my next life!"


DATE: 11 APRIL 09
SOURCE: http://news.csonline.com.cn
ANDY CONCERT IN CHANGSA ON APRIL 10
FANS WERE HOT

Andy held his concert @ Hei Long Stadium on Apr 10 in Changsa, the entrance were packed with fans wanting to buy tickets, traffic was put to a halt, this gets to show Andys long-standing unfailing charm.

SOURCE: http://ent.hunantv.com/m
ANDY PERFORMANCE IN CHANGSA LIVES UP TO HIS HEAVENLY STATUS
DROPPED TEARS AT TOUCHING MOMENT

SOURCE: MING PAO
LIN QING XIA OR CHERRIE CHUNG MAY PLAY WU ZE TIAN

Originally titled Di Ren Jie, now named Tong Tian Empire, to be directed by Tsui Hark & produced by his wife Nansun Shi will start filming next month @ Hen Dian movie studio.

Andy Lau is acting as the famous magistrate judge Di Ren Jie, other actors include Tony Leung Ka Fai & Li Bing Bing.

It was rumored before that Li Bing Bing, Chou Xun, Zhang Ziyi or others has a chance of playing empress Wu Ze Tian, but at the end Li Bing Bing only got the role of a capable official Shangguan Wan-er. When asked why she did not want to play Wu Ze Tian, she replied, "I was picked to play Shangguan Wan Er from the start."

As who is to play the most attention-grabbing role Wu Ze Tian, an online news yesterday revealed that movie organizer is actively contacting a heavy-weight HK middle-aged actress, Lin Qing Xia, Cherrie Chung are targets. In actual fact, both Lin & Cherrie know Tsui Hark & Nansun very well, they had worked together many times before they retired. Lin has been rumored to be making a come-back these few years, while Cherrie after the death of her husband has the intention to make some money, so as to fulfilled her husband's wish in building a holiday resort in Bali. As who the final one is, it is yet to be seen.


DATE: 9 APRIL 09
SOURCE: http://news.liao1.com/
JAY CHOU POSTPONES HIS CONCERT IN SHENGYANG
ANDY STANDS TALL ALONE

Since after Jay Chou & Andy announced they will hold concerts in Shengyang on Apr 22 & May 2 respectively, fans in SY are eagerly looking forward to their concerts, in this clash of the titans. The reporters learnt that fans may not be able to witness it any more, as the latter has changed date.

Not sure if it is to avoid the luminance of Andy, there is hardly any promotion on Jay Chou's concert since after the announcement, as the date draws nearer there is still no news of it. The reporter contacted the person i/c yesterday & leant that true enough, Jays concert is now postponed.

This is a good news for Andy's concert, though fans of the two singers do not cross lines, this type of big scale concert is a draw to music lovers. Tickets to Andy's concert in S Y is very hot the moment it started selling, some sections have been all sold. Now without the division of attention, fans can concentrate on one concert. The organizer is most happy to see this, they wish not to have any regrets.

SOURCE: http://gzdaily.dayoo.com
ANDY: I'M AFRAID NOT ABLE TO BEAR CHILDREN THIS LIFETIME

In a recent interview in HK, Andy lamented, "It is tough to be an artiste, it is even tougher to be the lady of an artiste." The reporter asked if he is afraid of scandal or negative news with any females, he said, "Afraid, Im afraid , I am very vexed, I do not wish because of scandal others get to know who Andy Lau is."

...Andy is 48, he is of flesh & blood, said, "I should be married long ago, as Andy Lau is also a normal man, he should be married & have children long ago, this is only a normal process." Asked the reporter, "Do u love children? He replied, "Love, I love them very much, I should have children long ago, now it is a little late, I too is getting nervous, if I do not have any child this life time, really don't know what to do?"


DATE: 9 APRIL 09
SOURCE: http://news.liao1.com/
JAY CHOU POSTPONES HIS CONCERT IN SHENGYANG
ANDY STANDS TALL ALONE

Since after Jay Chou & Andy announced they will hold concerts in Shengyang on Apr 22 & May 2 respectively, fans in SY are eagerly looking forward to their concerts, in this clash of the titans. The reporters learnt that fans may not be able to witness it any more, as the latter has changed date.

Not sure if it is to avoid the luminance of Andy, there is hardly any promotion on Jay Chou's concert since after the announcement, as the date draws nearer there is still no news of it. The reporter contacted the person i/c yesterday & leant that true enough, Jays concert is now postponed.

This is a good news for Andy's concert, though fans of the two singers do not cross lines, this type of big scale concert is a draw to music lovers. Tickets to Andy's concert in S Y is very hot the moment it started selling, some sections have been all sold. Now without the division of attention, fans can concentrate on one concert. The organizer is most happy to see this, they wish not to have any regrets.

SOURCE: http://gzdaily.dayoo.com
ANDY: I'M AFRAID NOT ABLE TO BEAR CHILDREN THIS LIFETIME

In a recent interview in HK, Andy lamented, "It is tough to be an artiste, it is even tougher to be the lady of an artiste." The reporter asked if he is afraid of scandal or negative news with any females, he said, "Afraid, Im afraid , I am very vexed, I do not wish because of scandal others get to know who Andy Lau is."

...Andy is 48, he is of flesh & blood, said, "I should be married long ago, as Andy Lau is also a normal man, he should be married & have children long ago, this is only a normal process." Asked the reporter, "Do u love children? He replied, "Love, I love them very much, I should have children long ago, now it is a little late, I too is getting nervous, if I do not have any child this life time, really don't know what to do?"


DATE: 8 APRIL 09
http://news.163.com
BEFORE THE CONCERT ANDY DOES NOT TOUCH SMELLY TOFU

(pun on tofu & lady)

Andy's concert in Changsha falls on April 10, a big entourage of 200 over has arrived beforehand, Andy will privately arrived tomorrow by air, for the only rehearsal before the concert.

According to sources, similar to the other stations, security work is extremely meticulous, the organizer has turned down all requests for the media to receive him at the airport & on all interviews. It is a total secret what time he arrives & which hotel he stays.

Andy has a very fit body, this is the result of long term care. It is said for lunch he takes a cup of hot coffee & toast. Before the concert, he has 3 taboos for 2 to 3 months, he abstains from oily, salty food & carbs. His main meal is lean meat stew with plain water, he takes only the soup. On drinks, he deos not usually take cold drinks, coffee or milk tea all come hot, he dislikes mineral water, likes mixed fruit juices, such as apple & carrot. This restriction is said to give him a tout bod with 6 packs.

Coming to Changsha, Andy has not made any special requests with the hotel, his main meal will be Cantonese, Japanese food & the common vegetables. Many stars come to Changsha never forget to taste smelly tofu, fried prawns & other local delicacies. Not until concert is over, he will not touch any of this.

No requests on food, but on lodging he has strict requirements. He has signed private agreement with the hotel, nothing is to be leaked out. The reporter found out that Andy will be checking in to the 'ultimate' suit, he has booked all the rooms on that floor, daily expenses is close to 100K. Only one special lift can go up to this floor, ordinary people are out of bounds. In addition, no banners or advertisement is allowed in & out of the hotel, there will be patrol outside the room he stays.

Other than his own hairstylist, make-up artiste, costume specialist, he brings along his private Filipino maid to take care of his daily activities.

Before he comes, Andy requests all items that may be shared with other rooms be sterilized once.

After he has checked in, though there are hotel cleaners, Andy will not use them, including daily cleaning, all will be taken care of by his assistants, to prevent his private details exposed. Other than concert night, he will stay in the hotel all the time.

On land & transport, it is indeed grand. Accordingly, he will take a special transport from HK to Shenzhen airport, a chartered plane will take him to Huang Hua airport in Changsha. He will take a private route, not even his back can be photographed by the media.

For this trip, his bodyguards increased to 5. On his every route, the bodyguards will check it out first, & think beforehand how he can swiftly get out of the place should any exceptional situation occurs.

When he reached the concert venue, he will use a is fully equipped, specially designed costing a million over vehicle as his back-stage room, in it, there are bathroom, dining room, kitchen, bedroom, & even cable services, it is bullet-proof, all the costume change will be done in the vehicle. It is said in the whole of China, there are only 8 such vehicles.

Changsha concert involves a total of 400 over workers, about 100 will be in direct contact will him all the time.


DATE: 7 APRIL 09
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
ANDY BACK TO HK TO CELEBRATE ZLQ'S BIRTHDAY

It was rumored earlier on that Andy will give his gf ZLQ a status on her 43rd birthday & a wedding ceremony will be held at a hotel in KL owned by ZLQ's uncle, later it was rumored that the date has been postponed to after his last concert on April 27. Still, there were a lot of local reporters staking out at her house in Bukit Jalil & Bejaya Times Square but there was no sign of two of them.

Andy who held a concert in Changzhou 2 nights ago had returned to HK yesterday to celebrate the birthday of his gf.

ZLQ's uncle Chen Zhi Yuan in KL denied the wedding of the two.

Many reporters were outside ZLQ's house yesterday, inside the house a lady busy taking pictures of the reporters.

There was no sign of any celebratory arrangement in her house, renovation work went on at the backyard of the house. As for the hotel, there was also no sign of any wedding. ZLQs uncle Chen Zhi Yuan appeared at around 6 pm with a foreigner, when the reporters asked if a wedding dinner would be held last night, in Cantonese he replied, "No, no."

It was said because of the leakage of the wedding date, Andy has postponed the date, 2 nights ago he was having his concert in Changzhou Olympic stadium, he had secretly returned to HK after that to celebrate her birthday, enjoying a peaceful world of two.

SOURCE: MING PAO
RUMORED WEDDING DATE BUT NO SIGN OF THE TWO

It was rumored that the date will be on April 6, many reporters staked out at local airport, the residence, & the rumored venue. But the rumored couple was a no show.

At his blog 2 days ago, with a titled Close Door, Andy revealed that he is having a close-door, no one can take picture of him, not sure if he is teasing the media.

As for her house in KL, reporters staked out at her house, other than 2 big red lanterns there was no other decoration, her father avoided to be seen. A pair of child slipper was also the target of the media. Some renovation work went on at the side of the house, not sure if Andy ahs bought the house to make it his love nest in KL.

There was no show of Andy in KL, but Ray Lui Leung Wai & wife were spotted at the airport, when asked if they came to attend Andys wedding,Lui had a shock, he said he did nto know about Andys wedding.

Andy will hold a concert in Changsha on April 10, on his blog he said he had once not got out of the hotel for 3 days 3 nights, not sure if he teased the reporters will have an unfruitful trip. The catching goes on, as it was rumored the date is at the end of the month.


6/4 @ 5:00PM
SOURCE: BY ANNA, THANK YOU!


DATE: 6 APRIL 09
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
ANDY'S WEDDING IS PREDICTED TOP BE POSTPONED
MET CONCUBINES ONE STATION AFTER ANOTHER

It was rumored that Andy will married his long time gf of 24 years today, but later it was also rumored that it would be postponed, Andy has been denying the news all this while. At his concert tour in Fushan, some fans held a banner with words 'All your imperial concubines are here' in show of support, Andy commented there were too many beautiful ladies below the stage, so much so that he got distracted.

Andy who is 47 this year has been dating ZLQ aged 43 in the last 24 years. In February he was photographed in Malaysia meeting the family members of ZLQ, present was also a small girl resembling Andy. It was rumored that they had fixed a date April 6, on ZLQ's birthday today to hold a wedding at Kuala Lumpur Bejaya Times Square, which is owned by ZLQs uncle.

Last night, Andy was still in Changzhou having concert tour, from today till the 9th he has no concerts, he could actually took the free time slot to carry out this big life event, but it was said later that Andy does not wish to hold wedding in such a rush manner & will hold wedding after April 27.

Taiwanese film dealer Cai Song Lin, who has known Andy for 30 over years, indicated yesterday that he had met Andy & ZLQ for dinner during the Chinese New Year, Andy had not told him anything on wedding, but Andy feels that at his age, true love matters more than wedding, & expressed his admiration to Cai for having a blissful family.

It was said Andy invites only Miu Kiu Wai & Felix Wong, the reporters called both of them yesterday, both indicated they had not received news of marriage from Andy.

Andy's assistant in mainland China Song Xing Jian said, "He is so busy with concert tour, he has already said if there is anything he will announced at his official website, please do not anyhow speculate."

Yesterday the reporters went to Bukit Jalil area, the name of the place means 5 fingers, is an affluent residential area. 2 guards were seen at the front gate of the area. ZLQ's house was on the left hand side of the gate, on both sides of the door of her house have 2 big red lanterns with words Gong Xi Fa Choi, it is the most preferred decoration of the local Chinese. 4 pairs of shoes were seen placed at the door step, one a female flip flop, one is a pair of child sandals, one is a comfy shoes for the aged, one is a sport shoes. No family members were seen.

The reporters went to check out the hotel there was no wedding decoration at the hall.

At his concert in China these few days, it was held at Changzhou last night, his conceret in Fushan earlier was very hot, fans held a big banner with words saying 'Your Imperial Concubines are here'.

Andy wrote in his blog, too many beauties below the stage gave him distraction, to maintain his composure he has to adopt the mind set of Tripikta.

The response to his rumor from fans varied, some congratulated him, some felt heart broken, Andy has the same words on his blog, 'Gettign married, have children, if ever there is an affinity to happen, shall personally inform all sincerely' on the blog.

SOURCE: A P TAIWAN
ANDY NOT IN A HURRY TO GET MARRIED
WISHES MORE TO BE A FATHER

It was rumored Andy will get married today, yesterday the reporter called up Cai Song Lin, he answered that he has not received any invitation card, during his CNY gathering with Andy for dinner, ZLQ was also present, he could feel Andy's desire to have children, getting married is a matter of time.

Said, "Andy thinks a lot when he does a thing, getting married such a big matter is even more!" He disclosed that Andy is not in a hurry to get married, as true love is more important than getting married. On the rumored little girl, he clarified that she is a member of ZLQ's family.

On the press con for the movie, 'Great Undertaking is Founding of the Nation' today, which Andy has a role, Andy has confirmed that he is not attending.


DATE: 4 4 09
SOURCE: http://shm.com.cn
AS CONCERT DRAWS NEAR, PART OF THE TICKETS HAS ALL BEEN SOLD

Since the sale of the ticket for Andy Lau W W Concert Tour in Yantai started on March 10, & country wide on March 27, ticket sale gets hotter & hotter. The 2 hot lines were inundated with calls everyday, many come from other provinces & overseas. According to the organizer, including the pre-booking, half of the tickets have been sold, those priced at 120 & 360 yuan were all sold.

The organizer is very satisfied with ticket sale. They analyzed that this is due to Andy's heavenly status, also there are only 9 shows this time, around Shandong region only Yantai has the show, thus the good sale.

To suit the fans, there will be a lover's zone, costing 999 yuan, a special surprise will be arranged for them. Andy will sing a special song for those in this zone.

SOURCE: http://news.163.com/
ANDY HAS SPECIAL BODYGUARDS

Andy Lau W W Concert Tour 2009 is coming to Changsha on April 10. The reporter learnt form the organizer that due to disturbances form frantic fans in the previous stations, the security work for his concert will be very meticulous this time. Other than forbidding the hotel where he is staying to have advertising banners, the suit where he stays has someone to patrol, he has 4 bodyguards to give a 24-hr close body protection.

Andy has been harassed by fans all these years, to protect himself, he privately employed bodyguards to follow him around. The 4 in Changsha were handpicked by him, have retirees from Special troops, & national kick-boxing champions.

Andy paid with his own pocket their fees. said to be 20, to 60 thousands a month, whenever Andy is filming or in open activities they will be around to protect him.

The 4 usually dressed like ordinary workers. There was once a tall one, with height 1.9 m, looking like Yao Ming. He was in police force 8 years, & a tae kwon do black-belt master. The bodyguards employed by Andy other than having to look amiable, must have sharp visual-audio acuity, able to take care of the 4 corners of the surroundings, have good ability to recognize faces, able to remember car plate numbers of the media, & film reporters' faces if need be. It was said the bodyguards even make surveys around his house whenever a very special visitor comes.


DATE: 3 APRIL 09
SOURCE: SINA.COM
ANDY 'MOTHER & CHILD' APPEARED AT BLOG

http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_5f31d8ca0100d32f.html

Yesterday, Andy Lau's blog appeared at sina.com website, though the blog has only self-narration of Andox, many fans were attracted to the site.

Many photos on Andy & his 2 sons were shown. The latter two were very eye-catching, they called Andy 'mama', this is quite a surprise to many, actually they were created when Andy was planning his album Fantasy of A Bull during filming of Three Kingdoms in Gansu. While creating them he experienced the feelings of being a mother.

The 2 sons will be present in his concert in Shengyang. Andy does not invite any guests but gets his 2 sons to perform with him. This is to give them more exposure. "My 2 sons are v cute, you are sure to like them. "

Basic plans on the concert has been done, ticket sale is very hot, April 22 concrt, if you like Andy, you cannot miss this.

SOURCE: ENT QQ.COM
ANDOX & BOX AS GUESTS
LIU QIAN PRAISED THEIR PERFORMANCE AS PERFECT

The 2 sons of Andy, Andox & Box were in Hunan Cable Vision recently for a TV programme, their cute image left a deep impression. After the programme was telecasted the station received a lot of calls asking for more shows on them. Under the arrangement, they went to Changsha for the recording of a magic programme show, performed by the Taiwanese magician Liu Qian.

12 magicians will be picked to follow Liu Qian on a performance tour in China, the selection is on going. Andox & Box were invited to the first selection, hosted by Wang Han. Both performed a small magic show at the grand finale. After the performance, the red balloon on Box burst suddenly, just when everyone was wondering what had happened, a banner with words congratulating the Magic entourage be Bull-like was shown. It is actually a segment created by the two brothers, in sending their best wishes.

Many in the audience screamed on seeing the two, clapped, & cheered. The cuteness was irresistible. A judge from overseas named Mirko could not help but to give them a hug & danced round the stage with them.

Even the usually-serious Liu Qian was not stingy with his clap & cheers, after the show he had only two words, ---Perfect! The impact of Andox & Box on Liu Qian is evident.


DATE: 2 APRIL 09
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
DEREK YEE HAS TO USE A DRUM TO GET ANDY

Derek Yee was interviewed by Sandra Ng yesterday in her radio programme titled 'Wah Wah Wah Got You!'.

Sandra indicated that he was a child actor, later an actor, been a boss, is also a director, & even a king 'women-chaser'. She disclosed that once he had even got a gf by the surname Cheung ( Maggie) but they separated later due to his big-man ideology. (meaning man is the controller) . Said Derek, "Big man does not carry a negative connotation really, he has protective capability & has to be responsible to be called a big man, but I had reflected on myself, I was too selfish then & pretending to be democratic." He added he has forgotten the past emotional matter.

He also disclosed that HK managerial persons like to fight roles for their stars to get them top positions, he had once invited an actress to work, but he could only see her manager, the actress did not even know he had asked her to film movie.

He has also wishes to get Andy Lau, Tony Leung to film movies, said, "I can not even see Andy, I had talked to Tony but there was no follow up, so it is destiny in any collaboration. "

SOURCE: WEN WEI PO JACKY CHAN WILL BE THE FIRST TO HOLD CONCERT @ THE BIRD'S NEST ON MAY 1

It is the dream of many singers to hold concert @ the Bird's nest , the truth is out, Jacky Chan will be the first one.

International star cum big brother Jacky Chan wrote 2 records in BJ on April 1, he announced that he will hold a concert titled 'Descendants of the Dragon' at the National Stadium (Bird's Nest ) on May 1, together with his friends. This makes him the No.1 to hold a concert there. He has also filmed MV of a song, Nation, with Liu Duan Duan, the song is in celebration of the 60th national anniversary. The last scene will be filmed today in front of the People's Great Hall.

He indicated he is not a professional singer, the aim of the concert is to hold a big party, to that many people can participate, including the audience who are also his friends. He will support some poor children if the hilly regions & some cleft-lipped children to the show.


DATE: 1 APRIL 09
SOURCE: http://money.cnfol.com
WHO IS THE MOST CHARMING BACHELOR IN THE ENTERTAINMENT CIRCLE

No.1óLover of All---ANDY LAU


DATE: 31 MARCH 09
SOURCE:ENT.163.COM
WE SHALL HAVE A CRAZY NITE TOGETHER

On Apr 27 Andy's concert in Chongqing will kick off @ the Olympic Stadium, the fans are as passionate as 5 years ago when he came for concert. Recently, he recorded a video clip to have an appointment with them, " April 27, together we shall have a crazy night!"

Since his first concert leg in GZ, followed by He Fei, Suzhou, it is sold-out in every station. In the Suzhou concert, he had a full-hearted 3 hour show, the good explosive response all the while makes Andy very happy, he hopes to have a similar response in Chongqing.

According to the insiders, in Chongqing, only 2 persons are not worried about ticket sale, one is Jacky Cheung & the other is Andy Lau.

In his last 2 appearances in 1994 & 2004, the sale was like fire. Fans response to the present concert is equally hot. For the right of fans, the organizer has promised there will be no discount of ticket sales. Despite this, on the first day of ticket sale, the sale hit 2 million. In the 10 over days of ticket sale, not only the 188 & 288 tickets are all gone, 1888 is also selling very well.

The organizer told the reporter, "Not giving discount should be the basic regulation of any concert, this is to give respect to those who have bought the ticket, & protect the consumer right. "

SOURCE: SINA.COM

At the 33rd HK I F F , an ultimate version of was premiered, many stars including the original cast turned out to show respect to leslie Cheung, The premiere was in memory of the late Leslie Cheung. At the ceremony, gegeís good friends such as Maggie, Gongli, Andy Lau, Faye, LL, Mischelle Reis, Cherile, through words express their feelings.


DATE: 30 MARCH 09
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY

Oganized by IFPI, 2008 HK Digital Entertainment music awards presentation ceremony was held 2 nights ago. For male singers, Hins Cheung won the most of 5 awards, Eason had 3, both Leo & Andy Lau had 2.

SOURCE: SINA.COM/SING TAO
ANDY DREW 30,000 FANS TO HIS SUZHOU CONCERT

2 nights ago Andy held his W W Concert Tour in Suzhou Sports Center, the last time he held a concert there was in 2004, his return attracted 30,000 fans. He sang for a solid 3 hrs, songs included The Chinese, Today, Practice, & others, a total of 30 over songs.

At his earlier concert in GZ, he prepared grand present for his audience, on both sides of the stage, he added another long stage of about 50 feet long to get closer to his fans, he also added 3 new costumes to meet them.


DATE: 29 MARCH 09
TA KUNG PAO

Director Alan Mak tied the knot with his gf of 5 years yesterday @ Bethanie - Academy's Landmark Heritage Campus located at Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong. Those present included ...., so was Andrew Lau who was rumored to be not on good terms with him.

Alan who is 40 over indicated that his wife is 11 years younger than him, they got to know each other at the work place. There is no special reason in choosing this venue, he just hoped to get closer to everyone. When asked if he had invited Andrew Lau, he said yes, he had also invited Anthony Wong & Chapman To, did he invite Andy? He said, "No! (Is it because it clashes with his? ) No, I never think so much!"

MING PAO

"....no matter how, I'll never answer this question!"

SOURCE: BY ANNA

Famous Hong Kong lyricist Albert Leung will launch his 2nd book in mainland China in April, title 'Once'. He wrote 'Love Letter of yesterday' at the preface, there is also Andy Lau own handwriting on the cover as incription for the book title, it is a classic book not to be missed.


DATE: 28 MARCH 09
SOURCE: WEN WEI PO
TOP BEST SELLING ACTORS IN ASIA
HK ACTORS OCCUPIE TOP 5 SEATS

At FILMMART @ the HK I F F every year, trade development bereau entrusts an independent consultancy company to make a survey from the participating dealers & buyers. After a survey on 330 of them, coming from different corners of the world, the result this year shows that 50% views positively on the future of the television industry, followed by digital entertainment industry (49%) & movie industry (41%).

56% of the interviewees shows interest to develop their business in HK, as HK is the entry route to mainland China & Asian market, it is the best window, HK movie industry will continue to retain its position in Asia, indeed a relief to hear.

From the insiders, top selling actors & directors in HK are as follows:

Top selling actors: Jacky Chan, Jay Chou, Stephen Chow, Andy Lau, Tony Leung, Jet Li.

Top selling actress: Sammi Cheng, Cecilia Cheung, Maggie Cheung, Charlene Choi, Vicky Chou, Shu Qi, Michelle Yeoh, Chou Shun

Top Selling Directors: Jacky Chan, Peter Chan, Stephen Chow, Andrew Lau, Johnie To, Tshui Hark, Wang Ka Wai, John Woo.

This year top male & female actors in Asia were also computed:

the results shows;

Top Selling Actor in Asia:: Jacky Chan, Stephen Chow, Andy Lau, Chow Yun Fat, Tony Leung.

It can be seen that HK movie top selling actors & Asia Top seling actors are about the same, this shows there is little regional differences nowadays.

SOURCE: ENT.TOM.COM
ANDOX & BOX ACCOMPANY THEIR MOTHER ON ALL OF ANDY CONCERTS IN The 9 CITIES

Andox & Box, the two idol-like toys were born in Gansu & Dunhuang in 2007. Elder brother Andox who is Taurus is gentle, yet stubborn, silly & cute, younger brother with Cancer zodiac sign, named Box is witty, fashionable, cute & handsome, of the two one is active one passive, one black & one white, it is indeed an everlasting combination, accordingly to taiji principle.

On 28th of December 2008 Andy brought his 2 sons for the first time to the entertainment world in mainland, a grand press con was held, they were officially sign up by BJ Qiu Shui Tang. At the press con, Andy showed his intense love for the two, "I hope you all will like them." just like any doting mother, the two are already very well known figures in HK TW & SE Asia even before they entered the circle. They appeared in Andyís One Bullís Fanstasy World press con, followed Andy to 2007-2008 concert tours, & Andyís 2008 birthday party guests, it is wherever there is Andy, the two will warmly snug around. Thus wherever they go it is explosive, the extend of their popularity even made Andy exclaimed, "I am jealous!"

In 2009 concert tour, they will accompanied Andy to all the cities, they had prepared special skills to show off.

Box starts with a hot dance plus somersault, naughty him after turning kept complaining of dizziness, Andox not to be outdo, performed the split, indeed live up to the reputation as sons of the Heavenly King. Andox cheekily plops onto the center of the stage & yelled he could not get up. It made everyone laughed.

After dancing in the hot song Happy Monkey, they exclaimed they were too tired, in front of the audience they boosted they had made appointment with Andy for super, but their mother claimed he loved fans more than them, & invited fans to super together

They challenge their mother to songs at the concert, when the song Tear of Lonely Star was played, Andy went up to the sky, from the center of the stage flying up to they sky, they kept watched at the stage, singing together, all the fans stood up to cheer, it was a climax of the night.


DATE: 27 MARCH 09
SOURCE: GZ DAILY

On April 1, Andy will set foot in Fu Shan Century Stadium for concert. Concerts tickets again were crazily snapped up by fans. As some fans had erroneously bought fake tickets & were not able to watch concert in Guangzhou, or had no seats, the organizer, Mr Chen, specially reminded fans to buy tickets through proper channel.

In addition, the organizer has arranged free transport at some locations to ferry the fans, Guangzhou, Shun De, Gao Ming, San Shui. Those with tickets to Andy's concert can take the transport to the concert venue. After the concert, many more buses will be provided to send fans.

SOURCE: G Z DAILY

Tsui Hark disclosed that he plans to start filming Di Ren Jie in April, the cast includes Andy, Lau Ka Fai, Li Bing Bing & Deng Chai (a new hot star in mainland). Other than Di Ren Jie, the role played by Li BingBing, Empress Wu Ze Tian, is the second most important character.


DATE: 26 MARCH 09
SOURCE: YULE.TOM.COM
RUMORED ANDY HAS CANCELLED WEDDING
ZLQ PREGNANCY WAS BUT A MISUNDERSTANDING

It was rumored that Andy will get married to ZLQ on her birthday on April 4 in Malaysia, & the male partner was forced to get married because his other half is pregnant.

But of late the female side has disclosed that this is purely a beautiful misunderstanding, the mass circulation of news has made Andy mentally & physically exhausted, he puts a sudden brake to the marriage. Last week when the reporter followed him to his concert in Guangzhou, despite pestering, he just kept shaking his head denying the rumor, using body language to put a full stop to the rumored wedding.

SOURCE: YULE.SOHU.COM
TSUI HARK MOVIE DI REN JIE WILL START FILMING SOON
ANDY LAU TONY LAU KA FAI LEE BING BING TO ACT

Tsui Hark has set numerous glorious moments in the 25 years of his movie career, in celebration of 25 years of 'romantic work in the movie studio' @ the HK I F F, he has named his new movie, Di Ren Jie, as his next new project.

At the interview by Sohu yesterday, he disclosed that this movie is about a Tang dynasty detective, the basic cast includes Andy Lau, Lau Ka Fai, Lee Bing Bing & Teng Shou playing main roles Andy will be the popular ancient detective Di Ren Jie.

Tsui Hark said he chanced upon the story of Di Ren Jie & found it very mysterious & interesting. According to the history, when the female emperor Wu Zi Tian was in reign, Di Ren Jie was the prime minister. He was in charge of court of justice, in office one year, he had helped to settle many leftover unsolved cases. After the cases solved by him no one dared to counter appeal, it gets to show his capability.

Many has used the cases to fabricate legendary stories. A Dutch Chinese learner has once used this as theme & wrote a book on it. Because of this, many in overseas are familiar with the stories of Di Ren Jie. Huayi Brothers has perhaps because of this set 30 to 40% of profits from overseas.

Tsui Hark said the cast will include more people & will be made known later.


DATE: 25 MARCH 09
SOURCE:APPLE DAILY
NATIONAL DAY BLOCKBLUSTER
JET LI & ANDY AS SUPPORTING ACTOR

The movie, 'Great Undertakings in the Founding of the Nation', invested by China Films Group is currently being filmed in Shanghai. The cast includes popular directors & actors from HK & China. Andy Lau & Jet Li both play supporting roles. When mainland director Feng Xiao Gang played the role of a Shanghainese tycoon, Zhang Guo Li took over the role of directorship directing Feng Xiao Gang in acting. It was very funny & made onlookers laughed.

Andy who is now busy with his concert in China was in Shanghai recently, he was very low-keyed & joined the shooting. He acted opposite Zhang Guo Li, Feng Xiao Gang & Shun Xing. He was indeed fast, within 12 hours of whirlwind work he completed his part in filming.

Chen Dao Ming acts as underground worker.

Zhang Guo Li is the main actor, he played Chiang Kai Sek, while Andy played the head of his aids, he did not have a lot of lines. As for Jet Li, it is not sure what part he plays.


DATE: 24 MARCH 09
SOURCE: YULE.SOHU.COM
ANDY TO DIRECT DEBUT MOVIE 'CHINA 007'
IN CELEBRATION OF 30 YEARS IN THE SHOW BIZ

2011 is the year when Andy enters entertainment circle 30 years, at this important historical moment, Andy hopes to fulfill his dream of becoming a director, he wishes to film a wit-pitting movie costing 5 million.

A few years ago he has been trying to get scripts, hope to fulfill dream of a director, has a movie that he acts & directs as celebration.

Andy disclosed that this is the first time ever he is directing a movie, he hopes to get detective movie with spy as theme, such as China style 007 wit-pitting, but not a high tech movie.

"Actually 10 years ago I have harbored such a thought, but it was only verbally, in the last 5 yrs I begin to take action, I have been looking for script, gather information, hope by next year it can come true, so that after 30 yrs, everyone can see a movie directed by me."

Directing for the first time, is he worried that actors will be hard to control? He smile, "The first movie must be acted by me, the reason being I do not wish to bother others, also I do not wish to yell at anyone in the site. Actually during filming in normal days, such as Shu Qi, Denise asked me often how they can act better, ever Sammi, Gigi, & director Johnnie To I would tell them my view points on how to act, but I would not insist."

As for production cost, Andy indicated he will get a boss that will not restrict him, but he will estimate the cost before shooting, other than the actors fees, he hope not to spend more than 50 million.

SOURCE: SINA.COM


23/3 @ 9:45 PM
SOURCE: ENT.163.COM
TITLE: HK MEDIA EXPOSED ANDY TO GET MARRIED END OF APRIL
WEDDING CARDS TO BE GIVEN OUT ON ZLQ's BIRTHDAY

HK Oriental Magazine had recently photographed ZLQ at North Point in HK, & revealed that the big day for the couple is to be end of April, not as rumored on April 6. Andy who is busy with concert tour in China will fly to Malaysia to celebrate her birthday with her, & will officially give out invitation cards to friends & relatives. Both Miu kiu Wai & Felix Wong & their wives is said to be invited.

The magazine, out today, reported that Andy who has dated ZLQ for the last 24 years, is finally unveiling the secret of his love life. The reporter had recently spotted her appearing at North Point in HK. Andy who is always careful is stringent with the guests invited, in the circle only Miu Kiu Wai & Felix are included.

Andy always keeps his love matter a top secret has suddenly lost the 'footing' this year, at the end of Feb he was filmed meeting the girl's family members, discussing wedding matter.

A reliable source said the date is to be at the end of the month, ie, after Andy has completed his concert tour in China on April 27, he will hold a wedding dinner in Kuala Lumpur, it will continue for 3 days, it is because Zhu's family is quite a well-known figure, even if Andy wishes to be low-keyed, he too hopes to take it seriously, the diner is to invite relatives of the girl's family, while the man's side only close relatives, Miu & Felix names are included.

The date is not to be on April 6, it is ZLQ's bday, Andy has a few days off during this period, to show his sincerity he will go to Malaysia on this day to have a bday party with her, & officially send out invitations to her relatives, so as to make her bday this year an especially meaningful one.


DATE: 23 MARCH 09
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DATE: 21 MARCH 09
SOURCE: ENT.163.COM
AFTER SEVEN YEARS ANDY WAS BACK TO GUANGZHOU FOR CONCERT
HE WAS FLIRTY & YELED L LOVE YOU

Andy kicked off the first leg of his W W concert tour in mainland China last night , March 20, this is the first time he was on stage again in Guangzhou, after a lapse of seven years. Though it had been held 16 times in HK, the concert this time has been rearranged & has some changes, both in songs selection & stage effect. Among which, big LED screen to create special effect of fantasy world & dance in the air are very eye-catching.

Fans came in droves, many with family in tow. Many are his long-time fans, Andy did not forget to tease, "For a long time I had not been here, when I was here the last time you all were still small girls, have you all found your boy-friends? Are you still waiting for me? I cannot, I am old."

Despite saying this, he made the female fans extremely happy, screams came in waves. He sang his classic songs like Tian Yi, Wang Qing Shui & others, it was a big chorus & was very heartwarming. The venue for the concert is Olympic stadium that housed 30,000 over. The space is big so is the stage that comes gigantic. It is called the biggest stage in history. To get closer to fans, he flew in the air, mimicking the astronauts walking in the space.

He kept his lips sealed on his other half this time, he puts all his emotion on the fans, he thanked them for the years of support,

"I know all of you love me, you have to know I love you too. " At times he yelled I Love U several times. This makes one wonder this not only his confession to fans, it also convey his deep love for the lady behind him.

He sighed at the thought of his 20 years in showbiz, if there is a next life, he wants to be Andy Lau again, he hopes to have destiny to be with all his fans for next, next lives. If they meet a person called Andy Lau, maybe that is him.

The concert went on smoothly, except for some unhappy happenings, the organizer disclosed that they caught 20 to 30 fake tickets, many got cheap tickets from black market, the tickets were fake caught at the entry. The organizer reminded fans to go through proper channel to get tickets so as not to be conned.


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