Leslie’s not dead – he’s become a mountain hermit – Jeremy Goldkorn
Song Zude is at it again. The latest revelations from China’s least reliable source of nasty celebrity gossip may cost him whatever credibility he managed to scrape together when he correctly called the harelip on Faye Wong‘s new baby. Song now claims that the late Leslie Cheung, whose 50th birthday was marked just this week, is in fact not really dead. He bases this belief on a trip he took to Mt. Wutai, where an old monk let him have a peek at Leslie while he was meditating, and who spun an engaging tale of tragic love, creative failure, and weariness with the world. Writes Song:…[Full Text]
See the original Chinese article by Song Zude.