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Friday, February 16, 2007

They're Chinese!

Since CNY is just a few days away, here's an entry specially dedicated to some of the Western and Eastern worlds' most celebrated personalities, with all of them sharing one common thing --- they've Chinese heritage!

Disclaimer: I won't be held responsible for any heart attacks you get by reading the names that appear on the following lists. Do stop right now if you don't think you can carry on any further.


So... You don't wanna stop? Good! I salute you for your adventurous soul. I'm impressed.

And now... Introducing the most shocking truth of the 21st century! :drums roll:

List #1: You think they are what they are? Itellu... They've Chinese roots! Kia si lang leh...

  • Hollywood actor, Keanu Reeves ~ partial Chinese
  • Supermodel, Naomi Campbell ~ ⅛ Chinese
  • Pussycat Doll, Carmit Bachar ~ partial Chinese
  • Singer, Sean Paul ~ ½ Chinese
  • Professional golfer, Tiger Woods ~ ¼ Chinese
  • Philippine national hero, José Rizal ~ ½ Chinese
  • Philippine independence leader & 1st president, Emilio Aguilnado ~ partial Chinese
  • Philippine dictator-cum-president, Ferdinand Marcos ~ partial Chinese
  • Phua Chu Kang title character, Gurmit Singh ~ ¼ Chinese
  • Puteri Gunung Ledang leading actress, Tiara Jacquelina ~ pure Chinese
  • Deposed Thai Prime Minister, Thaksin Shinawatra ~ ¼ Chinese
  • Malaysian Prime Minister, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi ~ partial Chinese

List #2: I know some of them are mixed. But the rest are too???

  • Martial arts actor, Bruce Lee 李小龙 ~ ¾ Chinese, ¼ German
  • Actor-cum-model, Takeshi Kaneshiro 金城武 ~ ½ Chinese, ½ Japanese
  • Actor-cum-singer, Edison Chen 陈冠希 ~ partial Portuguese
  • Actress-cum-singer, Cecilia Cheung 张柏芝 ~ ¾ Chinese, ¼ English
  • Actress-cum-singer, Karen Mok 莫文蔚 ~ ½ Chinese, ¼ Welsh, ⅛ German, ⅛ Persian
  • Actress-cum-singer, Josie Ho 何超仪 ~ partial English, Dutch-Jewish, Persian
  • Actress-cum-singer-cum-model, Isabella Leong 梁洛施 ~ partial English, Portuguese
  • Beauty queen-turned-Hollywood actress, Kelly Hu 胡凯丽 ~ partial English, Hawaiian
  • Beauty queen-turned-actress, Michelle Reis 李嘉欣 ~ ½ Chinese, ½ Portuguese
  • Beauty queen-turned-actress, Sonija Kwok 郭羨妮 ~ ¾ Chinese, ¼ English
  • Beauty queen-turned-actress, Christy Chung 钟丽缇 ~ ½ Chinese, ½ Vietnamese
  • Beauty queen-turned-actress, Kristy Yang 杨恭如 ~ ¾ Chinese, ¼ White
  • President of Kiribati, Anote Tong 汤安诺 ~ ½ Chinese, ½ Gilbertese

You guys better take some tranquillizers now! :P


angel said...

Errrmmm... what about ♥Brad Pitt♥ & ♥Angelina Jolie♥? ;)

L B said...

Brad & Angie are 1/2 sotong, 1/2 liuliu

may said...

and everyone of us are aliens underneath! LOL!

may said...

btw, you kena tag for me, do homework whenever you can ya... ;)

_butt said...

our PM chinese??? wah!

Edison Chen partial portugese?? OMG!!

kyh said...

angel: They're both angmohs! Good-looking ones some more... :P

L B: =.=" :FKK:

may: Aliens? Why leh?

And I've done my homework! CNY liao... Must be a good boy... :)

_butt: =.=" You tarak tau our PM has Chinese roots meh? Are you a Malaysian or not? :FKK:

I also just know about Edison's Portuguese heritage when doing this post... :P

day-dreamer said...

No tranquillizer needed la... so 夸张 meh??

kyh said...

Some do need ma... Who knows? :P