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Dumped Chinese man books cinemas to prove his ex was wrong

Published on Jun 27, 2014 2:41 PM
 
A jilted Chinese man spent US$40,000 (S$50,000) to book four entire IMAX cinemas for first-day showings of the latest Transformers movie on Friday, June 27, 2014 to prove his ex-girlfriend was wrong when she dumped him for being poor seven years ago. -- PHOTO: UIP

BEIJING (AFP) - A jilted Chinese man spent US$40,000 (S$50,000) to book four entire IMAX cinemas for first-day showings of the latest "Transformers" movie on Friday to prove his ex-girlfriend was wrong when she dumped him for being poor seven years ago, he said.

"Hu Xiaoyun: I was so poor when we were in our fourth year at college in 2007 that I could not afford just two film tickets," the man said in a posting on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo.

"You said when you left for Beijing that I will always be that way.

"I have been working hard for the past seven years because of that sentence and today I spent half my monthly income to book all the seats in Beijing's IMAX cinemas on June 27.

 
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