My haters really love me: Show Lo

My haters really love me: Show Lo
The 34-year-old, who was in town to promote his latest album Lion Roar, said: "I do not like to be tied down. I enjoy my freedom and I want to be able to have time for myself when I take a break from work."

Thank you, haters. That is what Taiwanese singer Show Lo, 34, has to say to netizens who have slammed him for copying the style of the fashion-forward Korean star G-Dragon.

Sporting the controversial blond hairdo that has been said to resemble G-Dragon's locks, Lo says at an interview with Life!: "It doesn't matter. If they don't like me, they're sure to bash me. I dye my hair blond and they say I'm imitating a foreign star.

"There's more than one piece of clothing to go around for each design. If they want to criticise me, go ahead. I'll thank them," he adds in a slightly condescending tone.

One group is so determined to tear him down that it has set up a dedicated Facebook page flooded with photographic evidence of Lo copycat behaviour - from his clothes to his dance moves.

"A true hater won't waste time posting negative comments or creating a Facebook page about me. They wouldn't be bothered with me. The fact that they take an interest in me, just like my fans, means they actually love me," said the veteran of 20 years in showbusiness.

Despite the barrage of online vitriol, there is no denying that the singer dubbed Asia's Dance King still commands a huge following. His latest and 10th album Lion Roar reportedly sold 120,000 copies, making him the undisputed album sales champion in Taiwan for the fourth year in a row.

His previous albums have also sold like hotcakes: 9ood Show (2012) and Only For You (2011) sold 150,000 copies each, and Rashomon (2010) sold 155,000 copies.

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