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Juggling heavy getai schedule and childcare duties is no problem for Liu Lingling

Published on Aug 15, 2014 5:07 PM
(From left) Jacko Chiang, Liu Lingling, Jesseca Liu at a press session to promote upcoming horror flick Bring Back The Dead. -- PHOTO: GOLDEN VILLAGE

As a mother for the first time during the Chinese Hungry Ghost period, veteran getai host Liu Lingling should be exhausted, given that she has to work every night this month.

But the 51-year-old, whose son will be one year old next month, says: "I've wanted to be a mother for so long, and now that I am one, there's really nothing that can make me feel tired.

"When you have so much love for your baby, how can you feel tired? Even after I return home after a long night of work at a getai show, and my baby wakes up and wants to be fed, I'll be more than happy to do it. I see it only as having more time to spend with my son."

Liu was speaking to Life! on Friday at a press session to promote her upcoming horror flick Bring Back The Dead. In the film, she plays a confinement nanny, who forms a close bond with Jia En (Jesseca Liu), a young mother who is distraught when her son dies in a car accident.

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