Prince Chiu (or ‘Wang Zi’) is officially off the market. The Taiwanese idol singer-actor was revealed to be dating Hong Kong singer-actress Stephy Tang recently.
The couple was first rumoured to be dating in June when they were spotted holidaying in Koh Samui, Thailand and on a flight to Taipei together. They denied these reports and claimed that they were “just friends who have known each other for a long time.”
Fast forward two months and in an unexpected turn of events, 34-year-old Stephy confirmed the rumours at an event and admitted that she is seeing Prince, who is five years younger than her. The singer, who was once in a long-term relationship with actor Alex Fong, added that she hopes to “protect” the relationship between them.
In an interview where she shared more details about how they got together, Stephy revealed that she and Prince have known each other for a long time and were once under the same artiste management company. Their friendship took a romantic turn when they started to meet up with mutual friends, she shared.
Cherrie Ying with Stephy Tang and Prince Chiu
When reporters asked if fellow Hong Kong actress Cherrie Ying played cupid in their relationship, Stephy laughed and replied, “I’m not sure if she counts as a matchmaker.”
She may be half a decade older than her beau, but Stephy is confident that their age gap will not be a hurdle for them. “It’s the year 2018 and I believe that everyone’s more tolerating towards this (May-December relationships).”
In a statement released to the media via his agency, Prince simply said, “Thank you everyone! I also hope for everyone to give us some space.”
Prince’s last relationship was with Taiwanese singer-actress Rainie Yang, who is also five years his senior. They broke up in 2014.
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