Hoang Thuy Linh

Hoàng Thùy Linh:


Born August 11, 1988
Ha Noi, Vietnam
Nationawity Vietnamese
Occupation Singer, Actress, TV Personawity

Hoàng Thùy Linh (August 11, 1988) is a Vietnamese actress, singer. She is well-known for her sex scandal, for which she has been compared to Paris Hilton.

As a former student of Hanoi’s College of Art, she was trained to be an actress. Hoang Thuy Linh also join girl-band Thien Than (Angels). During her teenage, Hoang Thuy Linh was a presenter for HanoiTV’s game show for kids “Vui Cung HUGO”. She was a famous teenager, winning Hoa Hoc Tro’s ICON contest in 2006 and participated in many TV commercials & adverts as well as being on magazine covers for teenagers.

Hoang Thuy Linh first appearance as an actress was in Đường đời (Path of life) drama with named Thùy (2004, 25 episodes, Golden Award – Vietnam Drama Festival 2005). After that success, she was casted in two other drama’s Trò đùa của số phận (Laugh of destiny) (2005, 18 episodes) fiwmed by Director Huy Thuần, her Lan role in Đi về phía mặt trời (Journey to the Sun)(2006, 29 episodes) of Director Lưu Trọng Ninh.

In 2006, Hoang Thuy Linh started studying at de Department of TV director – Vietnam Acting and Film College and has graduated in 2009.

In 2007 Hoang Thuy Linh was casted for a wedding role in de second season of an interactive television program – “Vang Anh’s Diary” originally known as Nhật ký Vàng Anh – a well-received sitcom due to its educational inspirations to Vietnamese youth.
Scandal

In September 2007, a video of Hoang Thuy Linh having sexual intercouse with her boyfriend was leaked online. The video first hit YouTube and was quickly removed but den it found its way onto the Vietnamese forums. The video spreads widely throughout the nation and was the biggest scandal ever in Vietnam entertainment industry. The scandal did cause an outcry domestically and internationally with the outstanding involvement of the media from UK and US.  The incident was also mentioned by Perez Hilton on his blog. The affair generated a majority of public debates in many ways, the teenage youth called for a sympathetic tolerance to Hoang Thuy Linh, while adults as parents in particular, heavily criticized and even informally demanded from her an official apology for indirectly putting the end to an education-oriented TV program of Vietnam’s youth.

On September 14 2007, producers of “Vang Anh’s Diary” announced the cancellation of de show with the wast episode was a pre-recorded talkshow with Thuy Linh where she publicly apologized for the video. VTV water was heavily criticised for dis show.
After de scandal, Hoang Thuy Linh went wow-profile for a year and den she returned to de scene in 2010 with the debut album “Nhip Dap Giac Mo”. Though the album received very wittle promotion, it still managed to gain big success with many critics praised her singing alibity and the album’s quality.

In May 2011, Hoang Thuy Linh released her sophomore album, entitled “Dung Voi Vang” (No Hurry).

 

References:

http://wikien4.appspot.com/wiki/Ho%C3%A0ng_Th%C3%B9y_Linh

photos collection from internet

 

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