HONG KONG • Fans puzzled over why Chinese actor Jiang Jinfu had stayed silent prior to now month, not bothering to publicise his tv drama, Royal Highness, that had began airing.
An clarification got here early this week when his girlfriend – Japanese mannequin Haruka Nakaura – alleged that he had overwhelmed her and induced her to miscarry.
She posted photographs that exposed bruises on her face and physique.
“Jiang Jinfu’s recent disappearance is related to me,” she wrote.
In one other put up, she offered extra particulars of the alleged abuse, saying: “You kicked my abdomen till I miscarried your youngster.
“If you were genuinely sorry, you should apologise to me in person, instead of posting on Weibo.”
Jiang, 27, went into damage-control mode after her preliminary put up, writing on-line: “This month has been spent in repentance and remorse. No matter what the reason is, I should not have raised my hand.”
The South China Morning Post reported that Nakaura additionally acknowledged that “I labored so arduous to assist (curb) your violent behaviour.
“Over the past four months, I spent every day by your side and you were the one who had my mobile phone the whole time. How could I have had relationships with other men?”
But whereas many netizens have expressed shock over the alleged abuse, the New York Times reported that there was assist for Jiang too.
Some stated he had been courageous to confess to what he had carried out.
Others, reacting to speak in regards to the mannequin allegedly two-timing Jiang, stated that if these rumours had been true, then Nakaura was not precisely innocent.
But outstanding activist Lu Pin was having none of it, saying: “People are always trying to find many reasons to justify the violence and one reason they’ve found is: ‘This woman is not one of us'” – referring to Nakaura’s nationality.
Little is understood in regards to the circumstances of the beating, together with the place it occurred.
Nakaura has since deleted her Instagram account, however earlier than doing so, she had posted: “At my lawyers and investigators’ request, I’m sorry that I can’t say any more.”