How do you have fun the birthday of a wealthy and well-known man who has virtually every part?
By plastering his face throughout buildings in several cities. Sounds incredulous, but it surely’s true.
Taiwanese celebrity Jay Chou celebrated his birthday final Saturday (Jan 18) along with his household and shut associates (together with BFF native singer JJ Lin), however his Chinese language followers determined to present him a celebration match for a king.
Over the weekend, Jay shared a sequence of Instagram Tales of some actually ostentatious birthday greetings devoted to him. It got here within the kind of giant LED shows plastered along with his album covers and face, together with birthday greetings and brief messages that celebrated the 20th anniversary of his debut.
In keeping with Chinese media, Chinese language followers from greater than 30 cities took half on this huge celebration and so they even produced a three-minute video that includes these shows, set to the tune of Jay’s tune Give Me The Time for One Tune.
However maybe, the most important (or possibly one of many greatest) current he acquired this yr was a canopy of his songs by singer Tanya Chua. The Singaporean artiste, who has been making her mark abroad, did an acoustic mash-up of two of Jay’s hits — Failure at Love and Will not Cry.
Jay posted Tanya’s video on IGTV final Saturday and her soulful efficiency impressed the Mandopop king.
He wrote: “Actually blissful to obtain this proper earlier than my birthday. Thanks for utilizing your stunning voice to cowl my tune! I could not wait to share with my followers this excellent cowl. Thanks Tanya. I can solely say that you just’re too good.”
The video has since garnered greater than 940,000 views, greater than a video clip from his live performance in Singapore.
Tanya’s efficiency additionally caught the eye of Ashin (from Taiwanese rock band Mayday) who collaborated on Will not Cry with Jay. Ashin gave his approval in a sequence of emojis, and his look on the feedback part wasn’t misplaced on Jay who replied: “The lead singer got here out to play.”
However there was one one who did not give Jay something, and that was his spouse Hannah Quinlivan, who was very open about it.
The 26-year-old posted a birthday message for him on Instagram and it learn: “Pleased birthday @jaychou! I needed to get you one thing particular on your birthday however you have already got one of the best present ever…………Us!”
In an equally cheeky response, Jay wrote: “I believed you meant that I have already got one of the best present, and that was the automotive you gave final yr. It could possibly’t be higher than that.”
The automotive in query is a Lamborghini Urus, and was given to Jay in 2018 throughout a Christmas present trade. Stated to be the world’s quickest SUV, the Urus additionally doubled up as Jay’s birthday current.
In keeping with The Straits Times, the automotive launched in 2018 with a listed worth of NT$9,998,900 (S$446,000) and it retails in Singapore for $799,000 with no certificates of entitlement.
Because it was Jay’s birthday weekend, you’ll assume Hannah would give him ‘face’, however she had ‘no chill’.
Jay posted a video of himself displaying off some tips with a luminous basketball that Taiwanese-Canadian magician Will Tsai gave him as a birthday current. Whereas netizens have been impressed along with his mad abilities, Hannah promptly chided him within the feedback part for not taking off his sneakers. The video is presumably taken at their house, as Jay’s buddy within the video had taken his sneakers off.
This remark left many netizens in stitches as they laughed over her remark, seen as a really typical factor that a spouse would say to her husband.
Jay defended himself, saying he was sporting a pair of “new sneakers”.