Japanese celebrity Mai Sato was a fixture on the Taiwanese entertainment scene on variety shows such as Young Guns until 2007, when she decided to return to her home country, Japan. Latest reports have declared that the star secretly wed Taiwanese heir Wang Quan Ren on October 15 in a hush-hush ceremony.
Quan Ren is the heir of the Formosa Plastics Group, who divorced Capital Bus’s heiress Li Jingjing on the eve of Valentines’ Day. Their wedding four years ago was a high-profile event which saw the pair being dubbed as the next golden couple. Their marriage is said to have soured and the two made an official split on amicable terms.
In comparison, Mai and Quan Ren tied the knot in a private ceremony attended by 65 close friends and family members. The 35-year-old celebrity is said to have known her husband for 10 years and sparks flew between the two this May.
She updated her Twitter with ambiguous posts, saying that she was not convenient speaking of her “illness”, which had “entered its third month”, leading to speculations that she may be in her first trimester of pregnancy.
Her agency has refused to respond to the rumours, saying that it respects its artistes’ privacy. Her ex-boyfriend, Ken Zhu, is said to have sent his congratulations upon hearing of the news. Li Jingjing also commented, “I wish him the best.”