Amy Fan Received No Financial Benefits in Being Gordon Liu’s Guardian
Gordon Liu (劉家輝) may be recovering from his stroke, but the 57-year-old still has a long way to go before he can walk and talk like he used to.
The martial artist star was plagued with a series of family clamors and financial woes last year, in which his wife, children, and personal assistant Eva Fung were said to be only interested in his money. With the support of current guardian and entustor Amy Fan (樊亦敏), Gordon accepted an exclusive sit-in interview with Ming Pao yesterday to talk about his current situation. Amy also spoke on Gordon’s behalf in regards to his economic standing and her debatable position as his legal guardian.
“[We] are accepting Ming Pao’s interview because this was Gordon’s wish. It has been a while since he has had a chat [with the press] and Gordon knows that we are all concerned for him,” said Amy at the start of the interview. “There has been many rumors floating around, and Gordon believes that he shouldn’t cause such great complications for everyone anymore. It is time to clarify this matter.”
Amy formally became Gordon’s entrustor, or legal guardian, on January 10, 2013, a few months after Eva stepped down. Amy clarified that she became Gordon’s legal guardian at the request of both Gordon and Theresa, Gordon’s elder sister who currently resides in the United States. When Amy visited Gordon at home, he cried and begged her to help him as he was unhappy under Eva’s care. Theresa sent in the related credentials to Amy in August 2012, in which she requested Amy to be Gordon’s legal guardian as both her and Gordon’s four children were unable to do so.
Amy Fan Did Not Receive Any Financial Benefits
Amy stressed that she would not receive any benefits for being Gordon’s guardian. “There are some who question my actions and believe that I am here to get benefits, but this is like asking me what benefits I would get by offering a bus seat to an elderly lady.”
The TVB star also served as a witness to Gordon’s will signing earlier, which was completed under the presence of his lawyers and doctors. “I must remind that only those who are not listed as beneficiaries in the will can be qualified as witnesses,” Amy stated.
Having to pay at least $10,000 HKD every month for his hospital bills, Amy indicated that Gordon’s savings are dwindling, and her current priority is to retrieve his million-dollar film remunerations (RMB) that were left in Eva’s prior care.
“Eva refuses to return his money, so I will pursue legal action. I will also be handling the matters regarding the $30,000 HKD he previously lent to his wife.” Amy further confirmed that Gordon will not rule out the possibility of selling or mortgaging his $8 million-HKD flat to the bank in the end, and is prepared for financial emergencies.
As for reports indicating that Gordon has refused to see his children, Amy said, “According to the information I have at hand right now, Gordon is still paying for his children’s insurance. In such dire needs for money, Gordon is still saving up a portion of his savings to support his four children. He is burning money every day.”
Amy continued, “He refuses to see his children because he wants them to see a healthy and recovered father. He does not hate his children and loves them dearly.”
As his guardian, Amy expressed that it is inconvenient for her to comment too much about his family matters, but she hopes that Gordon and his family will one day untie the knot that has set them apart.
Amy met with TVB executive, Virginia Lok (樂易玲), and Hong Kong Performing Artistes Guild Chairman, Eric Tsang (曾志偉), who were concerned about Gordon’s current state. Although they offered their needed, it was difficult to intervene in his family affairs.
Source: Ming Pao
This article is written by Addy for JayneStars.com.