‘There was only $40,000 in the bag’
BEIJING – The native movie star hairstylist has been posting footage on Instagram of himself with designer luggage crammed with money, prompting some netizens to accuse him of displaying off.
But Gan, fifty two, was unfazed and has lashed out at his critics.
The furore began final month together with his first “cash bag” submit on Instagram.
And to show that he wouldn’t bend to public opinion, he did it once more earlier this week with one other photograph that sparked a brand new confrontation on Instagram.
The newest photograph was an in depth-up shot of a Hermes Crocodile Birkin crammed to the brim with stacks of yuan.
He informed The New Paper: “There was solely 196,000 yuan (R$forty,000) within the bag and that may’t even get you a lot issues at excessive-finish locations like Hermes.
“Many individuals in China stroll round with luggage of cash as a result of typically, it is cheaper when you pay money than with a bank card.
“I was in Beijing, so I posted an image of what individuals often do there.
“Why do individuals scold me? Unless you employ a knife and reduce me, if not, phrases will harm a lot much less and I will all the time battle again.”
So what’s Gan doing with hundreds of yuan?
As it seems, the cash isn’t even his. It belongs to his present employer, Chinese multi-millionaire Yuan Yuan. He has been her private hairstylist and private shopper in Beijing since August final yr.
Gan stated she had provided to purchase over his hair salon, Passion, for $10 million simply so he might “be by her aspect”.
He rejected her supply, however agreed to work for her.
For the final eight months, Gan has been dwelling on the Grand Hyatt Beijing lodge and has spent solely about 10 days a month in Singapore.
He stated that he’s more likely to work for Ms Yuan Yuan for an additional six months.