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Hong Kong singer-actress Gillian Chung and fiancé Michael Lai have held
their pre-wedding reception and engagement party in the United States.
As reported on Mingpao, the event, which was held at the Millennium
Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles on 25 May, were attended by the families of both
side as well as Gillian’s celebrity entourage, including good friends Joey
Yung, Joyce Cheng, Yumiko Cheng, and Twins partner Charlene Choi.
In his heartfelt speech, Michael expressed, “We came from two
different families, cultures and backgrounds. Despite being busy, she still
spends a lot of time to maintain our relationship. To this day, I am very thankful
to her. It was a great feeling when you meet the right person.”
Gillian, who looked stunning in her Jenny Packham’s bridal gown,
admitted that it wasn’t easy being in a long-distance relationship.
“But the two of us sacrificed a lot to see each other and maintain
our love. I am not a very mature woman. Michael will have to look after me. We
will work hard to support and encourage each other,” she said.
Michael also surprised Gillian at the party by performing David Tao’s
“Love is Simple” with piano accompaniment.
On the other hand, Michael’s father later spoke up about their union, saying,
“The greatest gift is to have Gillian as our daughter, not just a
daughter-in-law.”

The couple, who admitted to be dating in October last year, announced
their engagement back in February.

(Photo Source: Mingpao)