30 May – After numerous rumours and speculations, "Empress of China" co-stars Fan Bingbing and Li Chen have finally admitted the status of their relationship.
Sina.com reported that Li recently posted a photo of him and the actress on his Weibo account, simply captioned "Us".
His post was immediately shared by Fan, again leaving the same simple message. This confirms that the couple's long speculated romance has turned out to be true.
Back in February, rumours of romance between the actors sparked when Li was reportedly spotted spending Valentine's Day weekend with Fan. Soon, the duo was rumoured to be tying the knot though both parties denied the speculations.
Fan recently topped Forbes China Celebrity 100 list again for the third year, while Li made it to number 19 on the list.
(Photo source: Li Chen's Weibo)