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    Default Hong Kong billionaire offers $64 Million for man who will marry his gay daughter

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    Gigi Chao, the daughter of Hong Kong property tycoon Cecil Chao Sze-tsung, poses in the conference room of her office in Hong Kong on Sept. 27, 2012

    Hong Kong real estate tycoon Cecil Chao Sze-tsung has offered a bounty of almost $65 million for any man who will woo and marry his 33-year-old daughter Gigi Chao. Since then, offers to take Gigiís hand in marriage have been pouring forth from all over the globe. Thereís just one slight problem: Gigiís already taken.
    According to reports, the announcement came on the heels of Gigi Chaoís nuptials to her longtime girlfriend, Sean Yeung, in April. The two reportedly were married in Paris and not in Hong Kong, where gay rights are limited.

    In a recent South China Morning Post article, the tycoonís daughter criticized the territoryís conservative views toward homosexuality, saying that it lagged behind the U.S. and even mainland China. (Homosexuality was officially decriminalized in Hong Kong in 1991, but same-sex unions are still not recognized.)
    In an interview with the Telegraph, Gigi said she understood the reasons behind her fatherís actions. ďItís not that he canít accept me,Ē she told the newspaper. ďItís that he canít accept how society would view me and the status that it would incur. Marriage is still a form of social status. I do understand him. I understand why heís doing this.Ē
    Her father, meanwhile, has not publicly acknowledged his daughterís marriage. As he told the Post:
    I do not mind whether [the man who marries Gigi] is rich or poor. The important thing is that he is generous and kindhearted. Gigi is a very good woman with both talents and looks. She is devoted to her parents, is generous and does volunteer work.
    Gigi, who was initially amused by the monetary offer, told the Telegraph she appreciated the gesture. ďAt first I was entertained by it, and then that entertainment turned into the realization and conviction that I am a really lucky girl to have such a loving daddy, because itís really sweet of him to do something like this as an expression of his fatherly love.Ē
    She added, ďBut I donít appreciate getting 1,500 e-mails.Ē

    Read more: Hong Kong Billionaire Offers $64 Million for Man to Marry Gay Daughter | NewsFeed | TIME.com

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    Fuck, I'll marry her.
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    This guy's daughter married that crazy woman from "Bladerunner"??? I'd be beside myself, too.
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    Too much importance placed on social status and impressing others. It's sad he can't just let her live happily with her partner because it would be 'shaming'.

    eta: how is offering a bounty going to find a kind and good hearted man like he says he wants?
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    $65 million to marry a woman you'll probably never even have to talk to? Great logic daddy. I'll do it!
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    If I was dude, I would do it. That is a shitload od money.
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    I'm glad she's amused by his actions rather than hurt. It seems they have a loving relationship otherwise.
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    She is very pretty and seems to take this in stride.
    Don't understand the dad though. She would rather her daughter marry someone that didn't love her instead of a woman that obviously does. What is the point? To say "My gay daughter married a man"?

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