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I'm a born-again single: Allan Wu
by Juliana June Rasul

At 41, Allan Wu is ready to date again.

The US-born actor-host is back in Singapore for good after having relocated to Shanghai with his family for work two years ago.

News broke last June that Wu and local actress-host Wong Lilin had called it quits after 10 years of marriage.

Wong, along with daughter Sage, nine and son Jonas, seven, then moved back here a few months before Wu.

Now, he is excited about meeting women of "all colours, shapes and sizes".

Women who are not afraid of the sun will score points in his book.

Said Wu: "It's been a while, I'm a born-again single.

"My life had centred around Lilin and the kids (for the last decade) so the opportunity costs were that I didn't have time to spend with my friends.

"Right now I want to focus on my kids and find someone to be with.

"I'm definitely ready."

Wu said that he did not want what happened to scar or traumatise him and is not shutting out the possibility of a second marriage.

"Never say never, I always say.

"Maybe Lilin will also find someone more appropriate for her than me.

"If I ever consider marriage again, I'll have to take my kids into account as they are my responsibility now."

Read the full story here.

Related stories:
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Li Lin & Allan go for mediation
Li-lin and Allan's split: She 'took control of matters' while he was like a 'big child'

Click on the thumbnails for more photos of the couple in happier times.

(Photos: TNP, ST, Shin Min, Wanbao, SPH, Icon, Allan Wu, Wong Lilin, Mediacorp)



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At 41, Allan Wu is ready to date again. Now, he is excited about meeting women of "all colours, shapes and sizes".
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just like other "undesirable" foreigners in our midst -tony, the x-bf of joanne, and Wu -both

rejects in their own home countries came down to Sg still looking for "fun" with our

local mediacorps gals despite their recent breakups/divorces!

can see he came back to Sg after his "failure" in Shanghai!

even China oso don't want him!

both Sg mediacorps gals fortunately "wise-up" to have got "rid" both of them!

good heavens!

what gigolos and bums!

Posted by middleman on Tue, 28 Jan 2014 at 11:51 AM
Lam Pah lah..... Bird man bird words....
Posted by Hungouttodry on Tue, 28 Jan 2014 at 01:56 AM
Whenever a couple is divorced the kids suffer. Couple should take a hard look at the issue involved before calling it quits.It is a pity kids cannot see their parents together.Many kids are traumatized by parents divorcing.
Posted by Popcorns on Wed, 22 Jan 2014 at 21:02 PM
He is just a guy with a young heart, not quite ready for long term relationship such as a marriage and with hot spicy Wong.
Posted by BenHur007 on Tue, 21 Jan 2014 at 13:37 PM
I think the media should give them some space. Seriously. Despite that it is good news and good example of them to do so.
Posted by mrbencai on Tue, 6 Aug 2013 at 02:41 AM
Let them have space for their kids' sake.
Time will heal everything.
Posted by CempakaDruid on Mon, 5 Aug 2013 at 13:56 PM
please bear in mind that the marriage is about communication and understanding. please be understand to the need and wants of the wife when she getting older. man and woman need to be accomodative to each other. happy marriage is not so simple.there is a lot of work to be carried
Posted by slsim on Mon, 5 Aug 2013 at 09:52 AM

she shouldn't detest our local guys!

of course she and allan are poles apart when he likes beef steak while she

loves "bak-chor meepok"!

..and typically behaviourally angmoh, flirting is the name of his game!
Posted by middleman on Mon, 5 Aug 2013 at 01:07 AM

the "messed-up" and a "loser" person is Wong LL.

she oredi passed her "prime-time", somemore singlehandedly "stuck" with her

babies produced by playboy Wu!

success for her, if it comes, will be hard!

too bad, she "lost" that opportunity!

in show biz she had that only one chance, ie youth!

Posted by middleman on Sun, 4 Aug 2013 at 21:20 PM
Messed up couple.
Posted by BlackDragon on Sun, 4 Aug 2013 at 20:35 PM


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