[Update Nov 13] Jerry Yan has alluded to rekindling his romance with Lin Chiling during their recent meeting in Malaysia.
In an Apple Daily Taiwan report, Yan said: "I'm happy to be in contact with Lin. We're sincerely looking after each other. I've read the reports, and hope everyone will give us some space."
Meanwhile, the model-actress' studio thanked members of the public for their concern in a statement and requested that they respect Lin's privacy.
Taiwanese actor Jerry Yan has come to Kuala Lumpur to meet model-cum-actress Lin Chi-ling who is here for a function, China Press reported.
There was speculation that the Taiwanese duo, who started dating in 2000 but broke up about six years later, had got back together.
The daily received a tip-off from a reader that Yan, 42, was seen alone at the KL International Airport 2 on Friday evening.
A reporter then rushed to the hotel in Kuala Lumpur where Lin was staying to gather information.
At about 9pm on the same day, Yan and Lin arrived in a car at the hotel.
Then Yan took his luggage out from the car and went into the hotel with Lin. It was learnt that Lin's work in KL was completed on Friday but she stayed back for two more days.
Previously, there was talk that 40-year-old Yan, who is a member of the highly popular Taiwanese boy band F4, and Lin had gotten back together.
However, both of them denied this.
Yan is the only one in the boy band who is still single.