“I was somewhat aloof and indifferent to many things around me” before the incident, Ko told media.
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Taiwanese actor Kai Ko reflected on his past mistakes ahead of the 2016 Golden Horse Awards, the
Taiwanese counterpart of the Academy Awards, with a change of attitude, according to media reports.
When he won the Best New Performer award at the 48th Golden Horse Awards in 2011 for his role in “You Are the Apple of My Eye,” Ko was still a student. The sudden fame landed Ko not only more invitations for film appearance but also more love scandals.
As he seemingly was on a soaring career trajectory, Ko took a fall and was arrested for drug using with Jaycee Fong Jo Ming, the son of famous Chinese actor Jackie Chan, in Beijing in August 2014. The news spread in Greater China and the criticism heaped on Ko by his fans was tremendous and sometimes poignant.
“I was somewhat aloof and indifferent to many things around me” before the incident, Ko told media. [FULL STORY]