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H.K. tycoon offers fortune to marry off gay daughter

Hong Kong—A Hong Kong tycoon has offered a $65 million “marriage bounty” to any man who can win the heart of his lesbian daughter, a report said Wednesday.

Cecil Chao announced the financial reward of HK$500 million after his daughter, Gigi, married her same-sex partner of seven years in France earlier this year, the South China Morning Post reported.

“I don’t mind whether he is rich or poor. The important thing is that he is generous and kind hearted,” 76-year-old Chao was quoted as saying.

“Gigi is a very good woman with both talents and looks. She is devoted to her parents, is generous and does volunteer work,” he added.

He also rejected “false reports” that Gigi, 33, had married abroad, saying she was still single.

Chao, who owns publicly-listed property developer Cheuk Nang, could not be reached for comment.

Same-sex marriages are not recognized in Hong Kong, a socially conservative Chinese city where homosexuality was decriminalized in 1991.

Chao is well known in Hong Kong’s social circles and regularly appears at public events with his latest young girlfriend.

He reportedly once claimed to have had intimate relations with 10,000 women.

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  • http://profile.yahoo.com/WKNPE2HNJ2TP3YCZH64MOSU6OI precast

    dagdagan mo tang ng $35 Million!! mag papa-opera ako at mag aanyong babae. mag disguise ba! lol

  • pinoy_po_ako


  • dequis

    patikimin niya kaya sa akin ang anak niya ng dalawang kahit dalawang totnak, pag hindi naging babae iyan. atsaka sya maghanap ng mapapangasawa ng anak nya, usd65m niya sa akin nya ibabayad, anak na niya mismo ang lalandi, manlalalaki.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5QYMLPTOC3C2UE6EYMGXC2AEKM magku

    Pati girlfriend pakakasalan ko na rin para “ Threesome” gabi-gabi. Ayaw ko ng pera, ibigay na lang nila yung disputed island sa Pinas okay na at peace of mind pa.  Tycoon naman ang father niya eh kahit saan sulok ng mundo kami titira.

  • 12JEM

    1. It runs in the family…mag-ama parehong mahilig sa babae.
    2. Itong si Mr. Chao, on top of intimacy with more than 10,000 women, he is also always intimate with himself.  Siya pala ang may hawak hawak na record sa buong Hongkong sa pagsasalsal. He is a JERK.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NYKIOQEDTUD4FPPPVHP6XMFNEA Raul

    I tried her! Maybe I have the advantage than Chinese from Mainland.

  • catmanjohn

    This sounds like a great theme for a comedy movie. I will be in HK on the 11th, Cecil. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/EDB2CW643AV6DCQEWFJF6JK7BY Renski1970

    Yung mga lalaki diyan. Puedeng mag conwaring BABAE tapos mag landi kay CECIL.. kung kumagat si Cecil, larga agad sa Pinas tapos Kasal! Magugulat na lang si CECIL bakit may pumapasok sa kanya..hehehhehe. Gisng PILIPINO! 

  • http://www.facebook.com/sandro.lima.311 Sandro Lima

    梁詠琪estou aguardando UMA resposta制止危及海上航行安全非法行為DIZ SEU排闕歐盟地形TUDOË奎羅VC PRA MIM法術阿馬爾seja科莫為POR青睞BJS MEU阿莫爾…….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ED2VKJ73X7565JLUSMZKHGCOWY nag

    Why the Hong Kong map? Is he also giving away HK?

    • bluestar777

      I think Inquirer substituted that Hongkong map in place for her picture(s) instead
      But I’ve  seen her face already sometime, the other day at Yahoo. There was some sort ‘picture gallery’ of her there. However, I can’t seem to find it now.

      Her looks doesn’t fit the description as: ‘stunningly beautiful’. But she is not ugly either. Para sa akin, pwede na. Talaga! ^_^
      Kahit bawasan pa ng Peso yung 65 million LOL.
      Ok, she’s pretty enough even without that money dangling there over our head

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