Married for the last fourteen years, former music superstars, Sally Yeh Sin Man and George Lam Chi Cheung were rumored to have a turbulent marriage. In recent years, there were numerous rumors that their marriage was failing. Sally may have fallen for a badminton instructor named Mike and they were more than just friends. Allegedly Sally and Mike may even be sharing the same house in San Francisco.
Throughout the rumors, George remained quiet. However, on June 10th, reporters spotted George and a forty-year-old woman sharing a plate of rice together. The pair met at Sunning Restaurant in Causaway Bay . Due to the basement location and seating in a private room, the couple was not easily discovered by other diners.
George was shocked by the presence of reporters at the restaurant and dialed his cell phone asking for help. As for his female friend, she turned her head as if there was something to hide.
Sally and George’s Past Tumultuous Love Affairs
1982- George wanted to find a new talent to sing the duet, “ Reunion .” Through his first wife, Ng Ching Yuen, he met Sally Yeh.
1992- During the filming of Sally’s music video, she and George hugged intimately. Sally was dubbed as the third party in George’s marriage.
1993- When Sally received the Most Popular Female Singer Award at Jade Solid Gold, she shouted, “I love you George Lam!” At the same time, music instructor, Sunny Wong, allegedly became involved with Sally. Inside Sally’s apartment, George and Sunny broke into a physical fight and were arrested by the police.
1995- George and Ng Ching Yuen officially divorce. George’s twin girls were awarded custody to his ex-wife. Sally became the official woman in George’s life.
1996- Sally and George got married and take up residence in San Francisco . They lived in a semi-retirement state.
1999- While vacationing in Hawaii , George stole a pair of sunglasses at a duty-free store. The jury found George to be guilty and a criminal record was retained. Sally and George held a joint conference and Sally insisted the he may have absently taken the sunglasses without thought.
2003- Guest performing at Liza Wang’s concert, George fell eight feet off the stage. At the hospital, Sally stayed close by George’s side.
2005- Badminton instructor, Mike, was found spending the night at Sally’s apartment.
2008- Allegedly, Sally and George’s marriage was on the rocks and the pair were living separately.
Jayne: Was a big fan of George and Sally’s music. George’s voice is powerful and masculine and Sally’s voice is beautiful and clear. Wish singers came endowed with such voices instead of auto-tune nowadays.
For partners that stray while in a committed relationship, is it possible that straying instinct doesn’t end?
Marriages can be saved when one spouse has a physical affair. Temptation will come and go. If there are still bonds of love, the couple will work things out. But when two people start growing apart and get emotionally attached to others, the marriage is probably over.