‘She looks horrible’: Michelle Chen mocks for playing Teresa Teng in drama about late singer’s life
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‘She looks horrible’: Michelle Chen mocks for playing Teresa Teng in drama about late singer’s life

Taking on the lead role in a biopic about a beloved celebrity takes a lot of courage. We all know how protective fans can be.

Recently, a biographical series on the late Taiwanese singer Teresa Teng, Dan Yuan Ren Chang Jiu, finally debuted. The series was filmed in 2018 and features You are the apple of my eye star Michelle Chen, 41, as Teresa.

Teresa died of a severe asthma attack in 1995 at the age of 42 while on vacation in Chiang Mai. Even though nearly three decades have passed since her passing, Teresa remains one of the most successful and influential Asian singers of all time.

Since the drama’s release, fans have expressed their dissatisfaction with Michelle’s choice as a singer, with most of the criticism directed at Michelle’s appearance.

“This big round face doesn’t deserve to play Teresa Teng!” »wrote one of these haters.

“She doesn’t suit the role at all. She looks horrible with short hair,” another user said.

This isn’t the first time Michelle has been criticized for playing a famous woman.

In 2014, she played Xiao Long Nü, aka Little Dragon Girl, in a television adaptation of the classic Wuxia series. The romance of the Condor heroes.

Netizens made fun of Michelle and said that she looked more like “Xiao Long Bao” than Xiao Long Nu. Ouch.