xinmsn Valentine’s Day celebrity special: We bring you the lowdown on sweet puppy love stories and memorable first dates
The season of love descends upon us once again. Yes, cheer or groan all you want - it's February 14 today - also known as Saint Valentine's Day, or the most romantic (and expensive) time of the year for dating and soon-to-be couples.
As lovebirds fill the streets with flower bouquets, prettily-packaged gift bags and huge soft toys in arm, this imagery brings to mind memories of our first date. And what better way to commemorate this special day than to have local celebs dig deep into the recesses of their memories and share with us embarrassing or sweet stories from their first brush with romance?
For some of them, it was as innocent as having a "pen pal" or as simple as asking their "stead" out on the pretext of attending a school event. Read on to find out more about Romeo Tan's snail mail romance, Lee Teng's double date gone wrong, and Qi Yuwu's "never-ending" walk in the park!