Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Entertainment icon Lydia Sum passes away

Lydia 'Fei Fei' Shum Din Ha has passed away after a two year battle with liver cancer.

Numerous fellow entertainers and friends have paid tribute to the entertainment icon, who I remember vividly even though I only saw a few of her shows as a child either on my parents' rented videos or during occasional trips to Hong Kong.

In an entertainment industry that favours 'cookie cutter' presenters that tick all the standard boxes, Lydia Sum stood out as a unique and highly likeable character, loved by many.

Story: Batgwa.com

Story: The Standard

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