BEIJING • Chinese businessman and former actor Li Yapeng disclosed that his daughter, Li Yan, who was born with a cleft palate, has gone for an additional corrective operation in August this 12 months.
Li Yan, 12, is the daughter of Li and his ex-wife, Chinese pop queen Faye Wong.
In an interview with Instyle China journal, Li, 47, disclosed that his daughter didn’t present any nervousness earlier than the operation, which was carried out beneath common anaesthesia.
“I was the one who was especially nervous and worried before wheeling her into the operating theatre,” he mentioned.
He mentioned Li Yan smiled at him and requested to take a selfie with him. He squatted close to the top of the mattress in order that she might accomplish that.
He went downstairs alone after she entered the working theatre and wept quietly along side the street.
He and Wong had taken Li Yan to the United States for cleft-lip operations after she was born in 2006.
He mentioned within the interview that he had thought of elevating Li Yan within the US to defend her from undesirable consideration, however she has confirmed to be a robust and assured lady.
He cited an incident three years in the past, when a netizen left a vicious touch upon Li Yan’s on-line account, saying that Wong has “abandoned her” after her divorce with him.
He was fearful that she can be damage by the remark, however as an alternative she rebutted the netizen: “Surely you don’t understand my mother as well as I do? Are you my mother’s child?”