L to R: Dee Hsu, Charmaine Sheh, Wu Jinyan
Chinese actress, Wu Jinyan (吳謹言), who rose to fame through her role as Wei Yingluo/Consort Ling (魏瓔珞/令妃) in the hit Qing dynasty place themed series, “Story of Yanxi Palace” (延禧攻略), was invited to the Valentino fashion show at Paris Fashion Week. Taiwanese entertainer, Dee Hsu (小S) was also present at the Valentino show. When the two finally met, they praised each other as their idol.
Dee Hsu, known for being direct, quickly asks the young Wu Jinyan, “How much older do you think I look compared to you?” Then Wu Jinyan seriously looks Dee Hsu up and down, then suddenly becomes speechless and couldn’t find the right words to express herself. This elicits the following response from the fiery Dee Hsu, “Did you really need to think that long?”
Aside from Wu Jinyan, “Consort Xian” (嫻妃), played by Hong Kong actress, Charmaine Sheh (佘詩曼), was also in attendance. Both were sitting in the front row. As for Dee Hsu, she attended as an ambassador for Elle Taiwan magazine. As a big “Yanxi Palace” fan, Dee Hsu was excited to see the two consorts. The three of them at the same setting was too much for the media and fans to handle.
Dee explains, “When I first followed “Yanxi”, I was following it very closely. Everyday I would wait for a new episode. Knowing that I would be seeing Wu Jinyan, I was excited and worried. She is so skinny in the series and her neck is so long. Seeing her in person today, she’s just like her character in the series. But fortunately, my styling today doesn’t seem like I would lose out to her.”