You would have thought of many things when you hear the name “Edison”: light bulbs that changed the world, motion picture cameras that make our lives so much better nowadays, record players that makes our MRT journey a tad bit better and whatnot.
All thanks to this Edison.
Without this guy, our world would be a lot—
Editor: OEI! Not this Edison lah! The other Edison!
Me: Wait, which Edison?
Editor (eyes lit up for some reason): That Edison
Oh, that Edison.
Sorry, let’s start the intro again.
Edison Chen, The Man Who’s Still Active
Lest you’re not aware, Edison Chen, the second handsomest human being in the world (the first is my boss), is still active in the music industry though not that prolific.
The 38-year-old Hong-Kong-Canadian rapper is now not only producing music; he’s also the founder of several businesses.
In other words, the 2008 and 2011 photo scandals haven’t made a dent in his success; in fact, he could well be doing better now. Kind of reminds you of a certain photographer in Singapore, eh?
And just recently there was yet another incident and it went viral recently in Facebook.
Weibo Live Stream in Japan
Chances are, you don’t have a Weibo account, so you didn’t know what happened.
A few days back, a netizen from China was doing a live video on Weibo (think of it as Facebook Live or Instagram Live) in Japan when he saw Edison.
In the live video, the streamer repeatedly request for a photo with Edison in a passive aggressive manner and Edison understandably snapped in front of his live audience.
Since it happened in Weibo, we might not have known about this until 東森新聞 posted the video on their Facebook Page three days ago (3 April 2019), and it has since garnered well over 2 million views as of time of writing.
As it is in Mandarin, here’s what happened: