Jia Nailiang Confirms Divorce Rumors On Variety Show
Is the actor finally divorced from Li Xiaolu?
Revelations of actress Li Xiaolu (李小璐) cheating on husband Jia Nailiang (贾乃亮) made headlines and rocked the Chinese entertainment industry last year. Appearing on a variety program recently, Nailiang was asked by host Shen Mengchen (沈梦辰) to indicate his relationship status by retracting a finger if he did not have a partner at the moment. The actor appeared embarrassed at the thinly veiled attempt to get him to divulge his status, while responding helplessly that he will retract a finger, which meant that he was probably divorced.
Shen Mengchen Criticized for Insensitive Question
Nailiang’s response led netizens to speculate that it affirmed his ongoing divorce rumors with Xiaolu. Other netizens criticized host Shen Mengchen for her inappropriate question, which not only intruded on the actor’s privacy, but was also insensitive to his feelings.
Some also pointed out how Du Haitao (杜海涛), who was Shen’s boyfriend, had just joined Jia Nailiang’s management company as an artiste, and would most likely be privy to his boss’s situation. If Shen Mengchen had known about the actor’s divorce beforehand, it put her in even worse light as she was deemed to be rubbing salt onto his wound by bringing up the sensational topic up deliberately.
Netizens Concerned about Their Daughter’s Custody
In April, a document which looked like Nailiang and Xiaolu’s divorce papers surfaced, setting off heated discussions on the Internet as it revealed details about the separation of their financial assets. Although both Nailiang and Xiaolu have denied the authenticity of the document and called upon netizens not to spread mistruths, concern over who would win custody rights of their daughter Jenela‘s remained fodder for gossip.
Nailiang had been captured looking extremely saddened and in tears at the prospect of leaving his six-year-old daughter behind, when he had to leave home for some time previously due to work commitments. As for Xiaolu, she seems to be an involved mother as she was often spotted bringing Jelena out to play. Screenshots of the two’s conversations about Jelena also showed how much the child loved and relied on her mother. Thus, many are concerned about how the young girl would take to her parents’ divorce.
This article is written by JoyceK for JayneStars.com.