Taiwanese singer-actress Rainie Yang and Chinese singer-songwriter Li Ronghao got engaged yesterday (July 11) and congratulatory messages have been pouring in ever since. One in particular has caught netizens’ eyes, as ex-boyfriend, Taiwanese singer Alien Huang, publicly sent his blessings to the happy couple.
Alien and Rainie dated while they were still in high school. The pair, who both attended the Hua Gang High School of Performing Arts, broke up when Rainie made her showbiz debut, but have remained in contact and are close friends till today.
When reports of their relationship were first revealed online, many gushed that the former couple had the “most wholesome puppy love”. They have also continued supporting each other throughout their respective careers.
Hours after Ronghao announced that he successfully proposed to Rainie, Alien updated his social media platforms with a photo of Ronghao and Rainie on stage with the caption, “Congratulations to Rainie and Ronghao. I’m happy for the both of you”.
He was then hailed by netizens as the best ex-boyfriend, with many quipping that they would like to see him get hitched soon too.
Likewise, Rainie’s good friend Wilber Pan, responded to the good news with palpable happiness. “I’m really happy, and it feels as though I’m the one getting married!” he gushed to the media when contacted for a comment.
Rainie’s fellow 4 in Love members Cloudie Ling, Windie Chang and Sunnie Huang have also expressed that they have nothing but congratulatory words for the couple.
Cyndi Wang, who is close to both Rainie and Ronghao, revealed, “I knew about the good news earlier than everyone else. I’m incredibly moved by the both of them, and they are the best match for one another. I hope they’re always happy.”