Simon Yam resumes train regime after knife assault

Hong Kong actor Simon Yam could have been stabbed not too long ago, however the 64-year-old actor didn’t look in the least bothered by his accidents when he was in Singapore for Star Search 2019 as a decide.

Yam, who was slashed on the precise hand and stabbed within the stomach throughout a retailer opening occasion in July, nonetheless had bandages on his fingers when he spoke to native media not too long ago.

“I can train now, however I nonetheless cannot carry dumbbells or heavy weights,” says Yam, who was in Singapore to evaluate the finals of the native expertise competitors.

The actor, who wore a pair of brilliant pink sneakers and a smile on his face all through the interview, was energetic, generously taking photos with reporters who requested photos with him.

He admits he’s extra cautious and alert when out now.

The harrowing expertise, which left him hospitalised for 5 days after present process surgical procedure, has additionally made him extra appreciative of the time he has along with his household.

“If I might return in time, the one factor I will change is to spend extra time with my household. I really feel this far more than earlier than, particularly after the assault.

“We got here to Singapore only recently whereas my daughter was on a college break,” says the veteran actor, who’s married to supermodel Qi Qi.

The couple have a 14-year-old daughter, Ella, who not too long ago made headlines for her beauty and slender body, after doing picture shoots with Vogue Taiwan and Cosmopolitan Hong Kong.

“Being an actor is simply too onerous and too tiring on my daughter. The lengthy hours will not be good for her pores and skin. I do not know if she has any potential to be an actress, however as a father, I hope she will not be part of leisure,” he says with fun.

An actor with some 40 years of expertise and a frequent awards present contender – he picked up Greatest Actor on the Hong Kong Movie Awards in 2010 for Echoes Of The Rainbow – Yam will not be finished with performing.

Not even getting stabbed will deter him, he says.

“I nonetheless really feel like a newcomer. I nonetheless need to enhance my performing expertise. I feel that is essential on this enterprise – you should love performing and also you have to be prepared to work onerous.

“I nonetheless love movie a lot as a result of I like folks, I like their feelings and their relationships with each other.” – The Straits Instances/Asia Information Community

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