He has lastly spoken about his estranged daughter.
In a current interview with Lianhe Wanbao, native actor Peter Yu talked about how he felt when his daughter Eleanor took on her godfather Addy Lee’s surname in 2013.
“There is not a dad who does not thoughts his daughter altering her surname, however finally, what’s most necessary is her happiness,” the 51-year-old stated.
He had saved mum on the matter on the time as a result of he needed to guard his ex-wife Quan Yi Fong and their youngster.
“Yi Fong and I had been engaged on our points then,” he added. “Our daughter was harmless and did not know what had occurred between us adults.”
Peter and Yi Fong went by a high-profile divorce in 2008 after 10 years of marriage.
Following their cut up, she went on to boost their daughter by herself.
On her 20th birthday in October, Eleanor penned a moving tribute to her mum on social media, sharing the troublesome circumstances of her start, and thanking Yi Fong for bringing her up.
When the Chinese language night every day requested Peter about his absence throughout Eleanor’s childhood, he replied: “Is there any which means to this now? It’s water underneath the bridge, there isn’t any must ask who’s in the proper or unsuitable.”
“The longer term is extra necessary than the previous.”
He has since buried the hatchet with Yi Fong and hopes to restore his estranged relationship with his daughter. Nonetheless, he acknowledges that it will take time for the harm to heal.
And it seems that the apple does not fall removed from the tree — Eleanor has adopted her mother and father’ footsteps into showbiz and is now carving out a profession in China.
Her achievements to this point have made them proud — the budding actress is already getting main roles in productions and he or she has been named one of Chinese web dramas’ rising stars this 12 months.
“I am following her work and can assist her quietly,” Peter stated. “It is nice that she has damaged into China’s market, I am glad that Eleanor is doing what she likes.”
The actor added that he is grateful to Addy who helped Eleanor get a foot within the leisure trade.
Again in 2015, the celeb hairstylist shared her pictures on WeChat which finally landed her a role in an Apple China ad.