They thought it was porn

They thought it was porn
Singer- Actor Alex Lam Tak-Shun

HONG KONG - While some believe that second-generation stars are a privileged lot, Hong Kong rookie singer-actor Alex Lam Tak-Shun that celebrity parents do not make the ride easy.

And before you face the public, you are already judged at home.

The suave, dimpled 28-yearold is the son of legendary Hong Kong entertainer George Lam, who is known in Asia for fronting Guinness Stout's famous 1993 television ad campaign.

His stepmother, Taiwan-born singer Sally Yeh, is a household name too, having released a slew of chart-topping hits in the 1980s and 90s.

Lam and his younger sister are from his father's previous marriage.

In a phone interview with local reporters last week to promote his new film, Lan Kwai Fong 3, Lam shared that his dad and stepmum initially had reservations about his involvement in it.

"They were worried as they hadn't watched the first two (Lan Kwai Fong) movies and kept thinking it was a porn film," he said in Mandarin.

"But it's not. It's not X-rated." Lan Kwai Fong 3, rated M18, is the third of a sexy film series set in Hong Kong's most vibrant nightlife hub.

Now showing in cinemas here, it follows the ups and downs of hard-partying couple Shin (Lam) and Sara (Ava Yu), whose romantic relationship is challenged when Sara's best friend, Jena ( Jeanna Ho) decides to seduce Shin.

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