SHANGHAI – Taiwanese singer Jeff Chang has apologised for his hyperlinks to a betting platform.
Chang, 54, identified for Nineties ballads reminiscent of Love Is Like The Tide, trended on the Chinese language Web on Thursday (Dec 30) after he was accused by Chinese language netizens of being the spokesman for an abroad playing web site and serving to to put it on the market.
Chang’s company Tide Music stated on the identical day that the singer was invited by OB Leisure in March 2020 to be its model ambassador within the Philippines, including that the corporate’s major enterprise is in tradition, leisure and sports activities.
Tide Music stated the contract didn’t prepare for Chang to advertise the corporate’s actions in areas like China. The company added that the contract ran out in March 2021 and that it has ended cooperation with the corporate.
On Thursday, Chang apologised for the incident.
In a submit on Chinese language social media platform Weibo, he confirmed the model of occasions set out by his company, noting that the contract with OB was authorized within the Philippines.
“On the identical time, I’m additionally doing a deep self-reflection,” he wrote in Chinese language. “As a well known singer, it isn’t sufficient to only abide by the regulation however I additionally want to guide by instance and be cautious in my phrases and actions ethically.”
“Therefore, I deeply apologise for the opposed results this incident has prompted to the general public.”
Chang has loved a second wind in his profession after he emerged because the runner-up within the fourth season of Chinese language actuality present I Am A Singer in 2016.
He’s scheduled to carry out in Shanghai’s Dragon Tv’s New 12 months Countdown Live performance on Friday, however it’s unknown if his participation has been affected by the incident.