Taiwan celeb Gino strongly refutes drug use claims

Taiwanese actor Tsai Tung-wei refuted on Tuesday the fake news which says he had used drugs when he debuted in 2003. (Courtesy of Gino/Facebook)

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwanese actor Tsai Tung-wei (蔡東威), known for his stage name “Gino,” refuted on Tuesday news reports he was addicted to drugs at his debut in 2003.  

Gino posted on Facebook a screengrab of the article published by Malaysia-based newspaper China Press (中國報), which claims that Gino “came back to the screen after a period of silence due to a drug scandal that broke out at the climax of his career.”

Gino is cast in the Taiwanese drama “Golden City.” (Courtesy of Gino/Facebook)

In response to the unstained allegations, the artist replied: “Here we go again, who the hell is reporting me using drugs! It’s not the first time, and I’m going to clarify once again that I’ve never touched drugs!”  

The 40-year-old actor added: “But if I have offended anyone, please contact me directly, not in such a way as to mislead my family.”   

“Hearing such lies breaks my parents’ hearts and they are 70 years old…”  

To conclude, Gino stressed that he is clean, offering to take blood and urine tests, if necessary.

He concluded: “Who can help me! Maybe the way to help me is to help me forward the post!” 

Gino refuted the fake news about drug scandal. (Courtesy of Gino/Facebook)

Gino Tsai, 40, started out in the boy band K ONE in 2003. In recent years, he has been cast in the Taiwanese drama “Golden City” (多情城市), in which he played a popular character, Lee Wen-chang (李文章).