Gillian Chung and Michael Lai surprise everyone yesterday by announcing their divorce through social media. Their marriage only last for 14 months. The biggest problem is that Michael feels Gillian doesn’t love him enough.
The couple often separated long distance because of their careers, their marriage was rife with many problems, somehow push Gillian to ask for a divorce in March.
Gillian met Michael on 2017 and fell for the Taiwanese doctor quickly although he was divorced from a previous marriage. The following year, the couple held lavish weddings in Los Angeles and Hong Kong, and later appeared in Chinese reality show “Parenting Class” where Gillian admitted that she liked Michael’s attentive and loving nature.
The 39-year-old star confirmed her divorce and stated, “Both of us do not have any grievances.” Her management agency, Emperor Entertainment Group, alluded that there were lifestyle differences behind their separation.
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In Michael’s IG post in his caption read ” I’m single again!”. In February, Gillian was filming a web drama in Malaysia and Michael visited her on set and apparently the couple were left on a good note. The couple knew that because of the Covid-19 pandemic, they would be separated for quite some times again. When he received Gillian’s request for divorce, Michael was shocked that their marriage has come to an end, but he nevertheless agreed and signed separation papers on Mar 1.
He revealed that immediately after their wedding in 2018, Gillian already regretted getting married. Gillian told him, she doesn’t truly love him and she think marriage doesn’t suit her. However, after a long discussion the couple decided to work out their problems.
“In March of this year, you called me and said: “I’m sorry, I thought I would fall in love with you slowly after marriage, but i really couldn’t do it and think of separation” At first, I though you were just joking, until I received your signed separation agreement, my feelings went from sadness to anger to loss, and finally to acceptance of reality. I think life is like this. Although I still can’t believe it, but thank you for telling me your true feelings so that we can walk towards our separate future,” Micheal wrote.
Despite this, Michael does not regret getting married with Gillian, “I would still have proposed to you and gotten married.”