Jeremy Lin, the first American of Chinese descent to play in the NBA, announced the good news that he has been married for over two years with New Year blessings, which attracted the attention of fans.
The Christian celebrity admitted on January 19 that he and his wife had held a wedding two years ago, which he thought was the happiest moment in his life, and he posted a wedding photo along with his confession.
He explained that he did not share such a major change immediately because he wanted to protect his personal space. He said on China’s Twitter-like Weibo, "I am very happy to share this beautiful day from more than two years ago with you." He added, "I'm grateful to have found someone who loves me for who I am, to embrace my unique life, and to just do life with.”
Compared with becoming famous overnight and not knowing how to deal with it, he was sure that after he got married, "I'd want to keep my personal life sacred and to myself for as long as I could."
"Hope this next year is full of health, time w loved ones and joyful memories. Happy Lunar New Year from our family to yours," Lin concluded.
Fans sent blessings one after another, praising him for keeping his secret so well.
"Congratulations on your marriage, which is God’s blessing."
"You have taken good care of her, who must love you and be great as she has been with you through the ups and downs of your athletic career over the years."
"May the arena of life also be filled with sanity!"
"There are a lot of blessings I want to say because I really appreciate you. "May you always have that unconditional love and support, because you are always warming other people."
- Translated by Abigail Wu