Marriage is supposed to symbolise the joining of two people, however not many believe in it anymore. With divorce cases becoming commonplace, most people prefer to tie their partner down with other methods. One of them is by having a child by them.
Recently, someone announced that the “Diva of Asia” Faye Wong (王菲) had given birth. The shocking news was followed by the speculation that the father was her on-off partner Nicholas Tse (謝霆鋒). However, fans have been checking their facts and they don’t think it’s likely.
The couple have been dating for over six years but have made no plans to get married. Some speculate this could be due to Wong’s apprehension after her previous marriage. As they seemingly have no intention of tying the knot, others thought she might try to have a child by him to seal their relationship instead.
On 14th June, news that Faye Wong had given birth went viral on the internet. Photos of a woman in a hospital bed with a doctor tending to a baby nearby were released. The source claimed that the woman was Wong and that the father was Tse. They added that after the birth, Tse was planning to marry Wong.
The news caused discussion to break out among netizens. Some believed it was true, saying Wong had been looking like she was pregnant. Photos of her supposedly visiting a baby store were also posted on the internet. These netizens also argued that Wong wanted to give Tse a daughter. However, others disagreed.
These netizens criticised the news, claiming it was “very fake”. They stated that the photos of the woman in the ward were too blurry to make out anything. They could not decisively say that the lady was Wong. Others said that if Wong had given birth, she would opt for a private hospital rather than a public one. In their opinion, the hospital in the photo looked “shabby”. They also assumed that a private hospital would have better security to prevent photos like these from being taken.
To further add to their argument that Wong could not have given birth, netizens looked at the couple’s recent activities. Some claimed that the couple had gotten vaccinated recently. They argued that Wong would not have risked her pregnancy by getting vaccinated. Netizens also pointed out that Tse was not staying with Wong. If she had given birth to a child, they argued, Tse would have stayed with her to look after the both of them.
The couple themselves have not explicitly said anything about the rumours. However, netizens are already drawing their own conclusions. For now, the only thing to do is wait and see. After all, Tse disproved the rumours before and it is likely the couple may do so again.