Is it love between a mermaid and a monk? That’s the running joke that has been told many times now after mainland newcomer Lin Yun and actor Feng Shaofeng were spotted walking together holding hands recently.

As reported on CRI News, on 9 February, Netizens posted several photos online of a couple clad in black, hiding behind their black face masks as they stroll around the Shanghai Happy Valley together.

Although their faces were partly hidden behind the masks, many recognised the two as “The Mermaid” star, Lin Yun, and “The Monkey King 2” actor, Feng Shaofeng.
The alleged stars also set tongues wagging due to their age gap, with Lin Yun being only 18, while Feng himself is 37.
The actress also previously posted several photos of herself preparing for her Lunar New year reunion dinner at home, but quickly deleted the photos after fans mentioned that her kitchen looks identical to Feng’s own.
Both stars have yet to respond to the rumours at the time of writing.
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