Andy Lau, a popular singer and the star of over 100 films in Asia, has told a Hong Kong media outlet that he’s not gay, although he describes his relationship with gay fans as “very direct.”
Said Lau: “I’m not, but if you say I am, I don’t think it’s a bad thing. Maybe my attitude has caused misunderstanding. I’ve never pronounced loudly I’m not gay, and I don’t think there’s the need to do so. I have gays friends.”
Though he’s not well-known in America, he has had the opportunity to star in Hollywood pictures. Lau once turned down the lead role in the film M. Butterfly because he says he found a scene offensive: “I asked the director if he could change that scene. I said I’m a superstar in Asia. This movie factors in the Asian market too. If I do that, it will affect my image.”
Some things never change.
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