World’s Strangest

Your source for the strangest things around!
Ads

Father Offers $65 Million Bounty to Any Man Who Can Woo and Marry His Lesbian Daughter

A
father seeking suitors for his daughter’s hand in marriage is nothing
new, but what makes this story a bit unusual is the bounty of $65 million
a Hong Kong billionaire offered to anyone who can woo and marry his daughter.
Oh, there’s a catch: she’s a lesbian.

Property and shipping tycoon Cecil Chao publicly promised the "marriage
bounty" after reports emerged that his daughter had wed her long-term
girlfriend.

Mr Chao, who has never married himself, told the BBC his daughter was
still single and needed a "good husband".

Same-sex unions are not recognised in Hong Kong, although homosexuality
was decriminalised in 1991.

Gigi Chao, a businesswoman and graduate from the University of Manchester,
is said to have married her female partner of seven years, Sean Eav,
in a ceremony in France earlier this year.

But her flamboyant father rejected the claims as false, adding that
his generous offer had already generated many replies from potential
suitors.

Link

Post Metadata

Date
September 26th, 2012

Author
Stranger to the World

Category



Leave a Reply