Taipei - Dad-to-be Jay Chou has bought a black-and-gold stroller and wants one with a Batman theme. He is considering naming his unborn child Jay Junior in English.
But he still will not say if he is having a boy or a girl.
In his first interview since he announced his impending fatherhood, the 36-year-old pop king would not confirm the baby's gender, pointing instead to a question mark on his T-shirt, said China Times.
He also insisted that his choices for the stroller and the name were gender-neutral.
"I like black and also hope every child or grandchild has the same name, with the same sound but a different word," he said.
He said he had proposed homonyms of his Chinese name for a son or a daughter, but the plan was too weird for his mother, who vetoed it.
Seeing the first ultrasound scan of his baby was "10 times more moving than winning a Golden Melody Award", he said. "I want to record my child's heartbeat and make dance music."
Being a dad-to-be has also made him a more caring husband to model Hannah Quinlivan, 21, he said. He fries her a steak when she looks too thin and massages her when she has a cramp.
And he no longer insists on having five children. "I see how tired my wife is. We will just have enough children," he said.
This article was first published on June 11, 2015.
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