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Former Miss Hong Kong quits TVB, sells fish balls in Causeway Bay

Published on Apr 16, 2014 11:59 AM
Former Miss Hong Kong Halina Tam now sells fish balls in Causeway Bay. -- FILE PHOTO: APPLE DAILY

Hong Kong - Some Miss Hong Kong finalists become movie queens. Others marry money.

Then there is the 1994 winner, Halina Tam, who is now selling fish balls in Causeway Bay after a slump in her entertainment career, says Apple Daily.

She set up the shop last month and business has been so brisk - about 3,000 fish balls are sold every day - that the shop is in the black and she plans a Mong Kok outlet.

The 41-year-old resigned from TVB in 2011, after 18 years and supporting roles in dramas such as Glittering Days (2006). Her monthly salary was HK$18,000 (S$2,900) then, and the last straw was when she got an increment of HK$300, says the report.

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