Don't expect Oscar acting from Lisa Selesner

Don't expect Oscar acting from Lisa Selesner

If model-host Lisa Selesner had to choose, she would rather watch her actor husband Daniel Wu have onscreen sex with other actresses than to see him die in the movies.

Speaking to Life! recently, the chatty Hong Kong-based American says breezily: "I'm totally fine with him doing intimate scenes because I trust him completely. So him kissing and having sex with other women in movies - that's fine with me. I get it, it's part of his work.

"But I just can't handle watching him get beaten up or die. That's just too painful to watch."

The 38-year-old, who is better known as simply Lisa S., lets on for example that she was "bawling my eyes out" during the Hong Kong premiere screening of his acclaimed crime film One Nite In Mongkok (2004).

"By the end of it, I was a mess and I just couldn't stop crying. He was sitting next to me and kept saying, 'I'm right here, I'm right here'. But I just couldn't stop myself."

From then on, she says that she will watch his movies "only if he doesn't die or get seriously hurt" in them.

Many of the films that Wu, 39, stars in are violent, dark thrillers, such as Shinjuku Incident (2009), Protege (2007) and Divergence (2005). His upcoming crime thriller Control, slated for release here on Dec 12, is another example.

Selesner was in town to promote the fourth and latest season of TV reality modelling contest Supermodelme, which has a new group of aspiring models from around Asia battling it out in various modelling-related challenges.

Aside from hosting the show, she also acts as a mentor to the contestants, giving them advice about how to stand out in the competitive modelling industry. She has been a fashion model since she was talent scouted in New York at the age of 14.

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