Newlywed Lin Chi-ling thanks fans for well-wishes

Supermodel and actress Lin Chi-Ling, who made a surprise an­nouncement that she was getting married last week, thanked fans for their wishes, China Press reported.

"We will turn your blessings into warmth. I will try my very best to send love, dreams and happiness to everyone," she posted on her Insta­gram.

On Thursday, Chi-Ling made a surprise announcement that she had married Akira, a member of Japa­nese pop band Exile, which shocked fans worldwide.

The couple dated for a year before registering their marriage in Taiwan.

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The announcement came as a surprise as Chi-Ling, 44, was rumoured to still be dating actor-­singer Jerry Yan, to whom she had been in an on-off relationship for 17 years.

Akira, 37, whose real name is Ryohei Kurosawa, met Lin when they were working together in a play.

He made a similar announcement on his social media profile as well, adding that he hoped that fans would continue to support both of them.

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