Star Search winner unfazed by criticisms

Teoh Ze Tong admits that his acting was not the best among all, but says his command of Mandarin gave him an edge

Teoh Ze Tong, who works as an assistant manager at online marketplace Carousell, will be quitting his job to join Mediacorp as a full-time artist.
Teoh Ze Tong, who works as an assistant manager at online marketplace Carousell, will be quitting his job to join Mediacorp as a full-time artist.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

Star Search winner Teoh Ze Tong is well aware he was not the best actor among the 12 finalists.

On Monday, Chinese daily Lianhe Wanbao announced the 26-year-old's win with the headline: Good looks, no acting skills.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 07, 2019, with the headline 'Star Search winner unfazed by criticisms'. Print Edition | Subscribe