Top Taiwanese idol drama leading man Ming Dao has followed his screen lover Joe Chen’s footsteps and left the illustrious J-Star.
The management company is headed by its infamously fearsome boss, industry veteran Sun De-rong, who has scouted and groomed a whole host of Taiwanese celebrities, including Show Luo, 5566, Cyndi Wang and Matilda Tao. Both Ming Dao and Joe, who have played romantic partners thrice, learnt their ropes under Mr Sun.
Speaking through his agent, Ming Dao said he considered and also struggled for a long time to reach this decision. He added that he will never forget everything Mr Sun has given him.
On the news, his ex-boss responded, “This is the sad fate of an artiste manager. When he’s not famous yet, we have to find opportunities for him. When he is, we need him to give us opportunities.”
Following Joe’s earlier exit from J-Star,…