Chinese media posts marriage certificate to prove Zhang Ziyi is already married
Is Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi married? Speculation about the famous beauty from Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon and Memoirs of a Geisha has been swarming ever since she accepted a surprise proposal from her boyfriend. Recently, the talk is that she is already married and is currently pregnant. On November 18, a media firestorm erupted when Chinese news sites started reporting on a marriage certificate that appears to prove that she already got married in May.
Zhang Ziyi has continued on a very successful career as a model, actress, and international celebrity ever since she rose to fame in the Oscar-winning film Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, directed by Ang Lee. She is one of a select group of Chinese actresses who enjoy international fame and recognition. For years, paparazzi and fans have followed her every move, especially when it comes to her love and romance. She has been dating singer-songwriter Wang Feng since 2013.
News about Zhang Ziyi's marriage started flaring up among Chinese media around November 18. It's been like a firestorm where different news sites competed to report on a marriage certificate posted online. The certificate purportedly showed that Zhang Ziyi and Wang Feng were married via registration on May 10, 2015 in Hong Kong. It is the first marriage for the 36-year-old actress, while 44-year-old Wang Feng was previously married and divorced twice and is the father of two children.
She received a surprise proposal from Wang Feng back in February this year during her birthday celebration. Wang Feng gave a heartfelt confession, and a drone flew over with a 9.15-carat diamond engagement ring. Zhang Ziyi tearfully answered, "Yes." The couple embraced and watched fireworks arranged for the special occasion.
Ever since the fancy proposal, the usual news has been mostly speculation on the likely wedding date. Recently, the buzz turned to Zhang Ziyi's possible pregnancy with photos showing her with what some speculated might be a baby bump. In October, she posted selfies taken with BIGBANG and her idol T.O.P when she was in Las Vegas to watch them perform. Eagle-eyed critics pointed to her cryptic caption of "Husbands up for grabs. Bang Bang Bang." and her seemingly plumper shape as further signs of her marriage and pregnancy.
Aside from pointing to the marriage certificate as proof of Zhang Ziyi's marriage, the reports from China even further speculated that the marriage took place earlier than originally planned because the bride was "unexpectedly expecting."
At the time of this article, there has been no official denial or confirmation from Zhang Ziyi and Wang Feng. Assuming the marriage certificate is authentic, we would like to congratulate them with best wishes and may they live happily ever after.
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