Jimmy Lin’s son adored by netizens
Taiwanese actor Jimmy Lin and his son Kimi Lin’s popularity has soared, after appearing on Hunan TV’s remake of hit Korean variety program Dad, Where Are We Going recently. The four-year-old boy’s well-mannered behaviour on the show won over the hearts of netizens, who have been making photo requests on Jimmy’s microblog.
According to Chinese media, the program’s premiere episode won top viewership and was replayed eight times due to overwhelming response from the audience.
Despite his busy schedule following his showbiz comeback, Jimmy regularly uploads photos of his son on his microblog which has a huge following. His number of followers further grew from 26 to 27 million after the program aired.
To answer to the fans’ demands, Jimmy posted a photo of his well-loved son during filming on Monday. He wrote: “I know everyone is here to see Kimi, but I’m not jealous. In fact, I’m very happy and proud.”