2020 Chinese reality television show Sisters Who Makes Waves <乘风破浪的姐姐> recruited 30 female celebrities over 30 years old and had them compete for a seven member girl group. As of September 4, the finalists are finally out!
No. 1: Ning Jing (宁静) with 3,242,083 votes
The 48-year-old actress was in shock when she found that she garnered number one with the most amount of votes. Overwhelmed by the unexpected support, she said, “I wanted to be in the group, but now I don’t want to!”
No. 2: Wan Qian (万茜) with 2,861,152 votes
The 38-year-old actress said in her acceptance speech, “This summer has been a magical one. I felt as if I was hit by a magic wand, and entered a magical party with these 30 sisters. Once we remove our glass slippers, we find that we must continue our journey grounded to earth.”
No. 3: Meng Jia (孟佳) with 2,562,282 votes
The 31-year-old debuted as a member of the K-pop girl group miss A, and had competed alongside her miss A bandmate Wang Feifei (王菲菲), who was not placed. Jia said, “What defines a girl group? I have many answers, but none of the answers were about age. Sisters Who Make Waves will definitely be China’s most explosive girl group.”
No. 4: Dany Lee (李斯丹妮) with 2,363,975 votes
The 30-year-old Chengdu native debuted as a singer on a similar stage nine years ago. Nine years later, she’s using the same stage to debut as a girl group member. “My parents were with me then, and they are with me now. It’s a special feeling. I’ve grown older, and no longer a child. I really want to send my love energy to everyone!”
No. 5: Zhang Yuqi (张雨绮) with 2,233,799 votes
The 33-year-old actress, who shot to fame following her role in Stephen Chow’s (周星馳) CJ7 <長江七號>, married and divorced twice. She said, “Everyone likes to say that I am an independent woman. To be independent means that you must be able to manage both time and ability. You must be able to say no, and you must understand that not all marriages are perfect. Wisdom and beauty can go together.”
No. 6: Yisa Yu (郁可唯) with 2,121,028 votes
The 36-year-old singer thanked her fans, her voters, and expressed her gratitude to her 29 other sisters for sharing their confidence and bravery with her.
No. 7: Isabelle Huang (黄龄) with 2,024,793 votes
The 33-year-old singer from Shanghai did not expect herself to even be placed. “I wasn’t expecting to gain that much favor from viewers,” she said in her speech. “I was confidence with my abilities, but I remember being one of the last ones at the beginning of the competition. What happened?”
This article is written by Addy for JayneStars.com.