Ekin Cheng Gave His Unwanted Clothes To Lai Lok Yi When The Latter Was Struggling Financially During A Career Slump
At that time, the TVB actor couldn’t pay his rent and had to move into a tiny 16 sqm subdivided flat and live on very simple meals.
Hongkong actor Lai Lok Yi may be a popular TVB star living in a huge luxury apartment that’s reportedly worth millions of dollars, but the 41-year-old comes from very humble beginnings and certainly knows what it’s like to go through tough times.
After losing his father to cancer at a young age, Lok Yi’s mum struggled to raise him and his two brothers all by herself.
The family lived in a public housing estate and had to rely on the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme, a welfare programme that provides financial assistance to those in need.