Jade Seah

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Jade Seah
Chinese name 謝美玉 (traditional)
Chinese name 谢美玉 (simplified)
Pinyin Xiè Měiyù (Mandarin)
Born (1983-04-06) April 6, 1983 (age 31)
Singapore
Occupation Actress, host, model , Radio DJ at 987FM (As effective late 2012)
Years active 2004-present
Partner(s) Mccarthy

Jade Seah (Chinese: 谢美玉; pinyin: Xiè Měiyù, born on 6 April 1983) is a Singaporean model, host and actress.

Career[edit]

Seah was a model before going into acting. She was 1st runner-up at the Miss Singapore Universe 2006 pageant andsigned a contract with MediaCorp soon after the pageant. She is now the new face of Nivea Visage.[1] She was a host in the Singaporean reality television show, The Dance Floor, with co-hosts Glenn Ong and Mark Van Cuylenberg. She had reported in Today in Beijing on Channel 5, on the day's highlights of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

2008 Olympics Controversy[edit]

While hosting the 2008 Summer Olympics' program Today in Beijing on Channel 5, Seah was reportedly heard uttering a profanity live on air after pronouncing the name of a Chinese athlete wrong. The scene has shifted from the studio to a recorded clip of a basketball match when the vulgarity was heard. The scene was recorded and uploaded to YouTube. It has led to plenty of discussions on online forums, blogs and also on Facebook. However, her artiste manager has denied that Seah had utter any profanity and MediaCorp has confirmed this.[2]

However, the next day, Mr Kenneth Liang, executive vice-president (TV Programming & Production, Channel 5), MediaCorp TV confirms that Seah has uttered the profanity unintentionally. The microphone was not switched off after her lines were delivered which led to her reaction over the fluff being captured on the program. Seah will not be replaced as the co-host of Today in Beijing. [3] In a statement from Channel 5, Seah apologised for the profanity uttered and explained her over-reaction.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Seah graduated from Tanjong Katong Girls' School, Tampines Junior College [2] and Singapore Management University on the Dean's list with an honours degree in Communications and Marketing. She has both Chinese and Eurasian parentage. She is the only daughter in her family, with 2 brothers.[5]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], Ex-Miss Singapore Universe 2006 runner-up still in the limelight, retrieved on August 21, 2008
  2. ^ Jade Seah in on-air controversy, retrieved on August 21, 2008
  3. ^ MediaCorp regrets 'expletive', retrieved on August 21, 2008
  4. ^ Jade Seah admits flub, apologises, retrieved on August 22, 2008
  5. ^ Once they were No 2. Now, they are No 1

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