The marriage bounty initial offer of $65 million is doubled up to US$130 million— Hong Kong tycoon real estate mogul Cecil Chao is offering to any suitor who can conquer the love of his gay married daughter, Gigi Chao.
Hong Kong tycoon gay daughter Gigi is reported to have married her female partner Eav in a ceremony in France in 2012, reportedtly Cecil Chao had been upset when his daughter’s longtime lover revealed the couple had wed in Paris.
Gigi Chao an active member of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) rights in Hong Kong told South China Morning Post
“First of all, I’m concerned about his use of the word ‘dowry’ in an Asian country, as it is well known that dowry deaths are a human rights concern in India, and I don’t want people to step backward on hearing this news.”
“Secondly, I don’t think my dad’s offering of any amount of money would be able to attract a man I would find attractive.”
“Alternatively, I would be happy to befriend any man willing to donate huge amounts of money to my charity, Faith in Love, provided they don’t mind that I already have a wife. Third and lastly, thank you Daddy, I love you too,”
Gigi says she’s been bombarded by marriage proposals from strangers, date requests, and even an offer from a Hollywood film producer to buy her story.
“I don’t want to interfere with my daughter’s private life. I only hope for her to have a good marriage and children as well as inherit my business,” 77-year-old” Hong Kong tycoon Chao told the press.
Gigi Chao, right, daughter of the Hong Kong property tycoon Cecil Chao, poses with her partner Sean Eav at an event in Hong Kong. AP FILE PHOTO