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As online mockery mounts, Zhang Ziyi's boyfriend fails to propose to her

Published on Aug 3, 2014 6:05 PM

Beijing - At the end of his closely watched concert last Saturday and amid growing online ridicule, Chinese rocker Wang Feng did not propose to his girlfriend, actress Zhang Ziyi, after all, said NetEase website.

Before the show on Chinese Valentine's Day - the first by a mainland star at the Beijing National Stadium better known as the Bird's Nest - there had been rife speculation that Wang, 43, would ask Zhang, 35, to marry him.

Letv, the Chinese site that made a live webcast of the show that night, went as far as to send out a press release that afternoon, saying Wang would spring a sweet surprise on the most important woman in his life, reported Apple Daily.

Viewers had to pay 30 yuan (S$6) to watch the webcast and supposed surprise, said the report.

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