Below the parts of the talk show where they talk about Barbara.

Part 1 , in the beginning some of Kents early career is shown.

2011 kent talkshow part1

Part 2, starts with pictures and video fragments of Barbara and Kent and Michael Miu talking about the relation between Kent and Barbara.

2011 kent talkshow part2

The video below shows the part that Michael Miu talks about Ken, the English subtitles are  provided by eblc2006.

2011 kent talkshow part2 subt

The whole talk show can be seen on:

Description of what is shown.
08-08-2011 show "appointment with Lu Yu" with Kent Tong, his older brother Tong Chun Chung and a pre-recorded video appearance of Michael Miu.
In the popular Mainland series loosely translated as "Palace"], which recently finished airing on Hunan TV, Hong Kong actor Kent Tong successfully portrayed the role of Qing Dynasty Emperor Kangxi. Last week, Kent Tong appeared on Mainland interview show[Appointment with Lu Yu] with his wife and twin daughters as well as his older brother, fellow actor Tong Chun Chung. During the interview, Kent shared aspects of his current happy life with his family as well as his thoughts regarding the various relationships in his life, including brotherhood, love, family, and friendship.

In the past 2 decades, every time Kent appears on any type of show, he is inevitably asked about his relationship with his former girlfriend, late actress Barbara Yung. With Barbara's death from suicide 26 years ago, Kent was subsequently labeled as a "˜heartless man' by the general public and the Media, as it was widely believed at the time that Barbara committed suicide because of him. All these years, Kent endured much contempt and criticism because of Barbara's death and even had to move to Mainland China to start his career (and life) over again "" despite all that he has endured, in the 20+ years that followed, Kent rarely spoke about the tragedy and never once provided any type of explanation in his own defense.

Last week, during Kent's appearance on Appointment with Lu Yu, fellow actor and good friend Michael Miu decided to speak out in defense of his "˜Tiger' brother. Through a pre-recorded video segment, Michael sought to put the matter to rest by providing the long-awaited "˜explanation' that Kent had kept in his heart for many years: In actuality, Kent and Barbara had broken up already long before Barbara decided to commit suicide "" it's just that the Media did not know about the breakup so it was rarely reported on. After Barbara died, Kent was immediately subjected to all sorts of criticisms and angry comments coming from every direction, yet he decided to remain silent. Instead of defending himself and refuting the Media's harsh speculations, Kent silently threw himself into helping to arrange Barbara's funeral "" seeing all this, the close friends and family who knew the truth about the situation were both moved and saddened. As Kent's close friend and "˜brother' for over 20 years, Michael Miu "" who had the best understanding of the entire situation as well as the Kent/Barbara relationship due to his close friendship with both artists "" felt that after so many years, it was finally time to reveal the truth in the hopes that his "˜brother' Kent could be vindicated. Michael also stated that he hopes now people will stop misunderstanding Kent.

Upon hearing Michael's words, Kent was visibly moved by his Tiger brother's efforts to help clear his name "" for over 20 years, Kent never provided a single explanation and never publicly shed a tear despite all the "˜persecution' he endured from the Media "" yet, sitting there and listening to Michael's explanation, he could not hold back his tears any longer and cried.

Back in the 80s, after the situation occurred, Kent did not want to be a burden on his friends or family, so he left Hong Kong and hid himself from the public, keeping a low profile and also leaving the entertainment industry for a period of time. Years later, he met his first wife, with whom he had a daughter and twin sons; after that marriage ended in divorce, Kent dated a woman from Guangzhou, with whom he had another son. In 2008, he married his current wife Wen Jing, a woman from Qingdao who is 26 years younger than him, and shortly thereafter, he became a father once again to twin daughters. Currently, Kent is a father of 6 children and expressed that his family life is very happy and fulfilling.

With regard to his children, Kent expressed that he will make sure all of them get a good education, however he also revealed that he is less strict with the girls than he is with the boys: "The girls are raised rich and the boys are raised poor." A few months ago, in June, Kent and his twin sons participated in a photo shoot for a magazine "" upon seeing the pictures of the shoot, netizens commented that Kent's sons are very handsome and encouraged them to follow in their Dad's footsteps and join the entertainment industry.
source: Source: Sina News, Mingpao
Translation: llwy12 @ AsianFanatics


# RE: 2011 Kent on talk showdewdew 2011-08-26 03:29
Im with you...this is not coincidence. After all this time, over 25 years, he finally speaks up? what took you so long Kent?
# RE: RE: 2011 Kent on talk showMei Ling Fan 2011-08-26 08:59
Dewdew, it was not Kent who spoke up. The key person in this clip is Micheal Miu.

No offence.
# RE: RE: RE: 2011 Kent on talk showdewdew 2011-08-28 10:44
Yes I know, but the show is all about Kent right?
# RE: 2011 Kent on talk showHannah 2011-08-27 00:29
Very touching. I think all of this should have come out much sooner instead of each person carrying such a heavy burden around with them for soooo long.
# RE: 2011 Kent on talk showJennifer 2011-08-28 04:55
I am of the opinion that Kent and Barbara broke up not long after she took her life. Michael did an interview a few years ago ono "Be my guest" and he said that they had broken up a week or two. Technically they have broken up but that is not a long time at all.
# RE: 2011 Kent on talk showBarfan 2011-08-28 09:20
Until now,i still can't figure out the reason why Barbara wuold try to take away her life for about three time,and final did it.
An energetic and loving girl and sucecessful in career,why would this happen?Can anybody talk something about it?
# RE: 2011 Kent on talk showJennifer 2011-08-29 07:12
I saw the clip and I didn't see Kent get emotional at all. Is that just me or did I miss it? I don't understand mandarin but I watched alot of it and they brought out his kids. I doubt he would talk about it when they were there
# RE: 2011 Kent on talk showJade 2011-08-30 06:29
I keep coming back to this website to comment lol! Yea I don't understand the Mandarin. I don't know if it was really fair to blame them anyways cause I heard Barbara got mad he was out with some other woman, but technically they weren't together anymore. anyways it was a ridiculous waste if Barbara really killed herself over someone like him because I'm sure if she was still alive she wouldn't even want Kent...I'm still laughing at how he looks! What the hell happened to him?? He used to be handsome, now he totally lost his looks...even Miu looks better!
# RE: 2011 Kent on talk showHannah 2011-09-24 16:16
Even though Barbara has left us, life for Kent certainly wasn't all flowers either. There was a huge misconception of him for a long time, but after watching this interview and after that Michael Miu said on his behalf, I do feel for him. A person who is gone, is gone, but it is the living that sometimes still suffers. I know many people think it's karma too. I think he was wrongly blamed.
# kent on talk showMelanie from USA 2011-09-24 23:23
I have different oppinion about it.
I think Barbara liked Kent because Kent was a good looking guy and tall guy at that time. Many girls liked him. Barbara always liked tall guy.

However, I thinl Barbara and Kent were NOT ompatible. They two had vey different upbringS and education backgrouds. Barbara had good education in England and ALSO she had big exposure to Western culture. Barbara once said in the interview that she was looking for lifelong relationship,and she liked to see in Western even senior couples still had affecations holding hands and cuddling. That was what she expected her relationship would be like that. But I don't think that Kent at that time wanted the same as Barbara wanted and i don't think Kent understood her. The one who really understood her and had the same life value was Rob. Unfortunately, they broke up due to some circumstances beyond their control.
# Kent on talk showMelanie from USA 2011-09-25 00:20
Actually,I look at Barbara's death more rationally than most of people. It was partly due to her negative personality because she had suicide attemps in her life in England.
Barbara, kent and Micheal were all young and immature then, people do make mistakes when they are young and immature. What happened was tragedy to all of them.
People who were hurt about this tradgy were not only Kent. Now after so many years they think it was the time to speak out , to stand up for themselves. For what? To blame Barbara for her naive behavior.
Now after this show,I started to feel really bad about both Kent and Micheal. Saying "well, they had broken up before Barbara committed suicide" It sounded like that Kent was wronged by Barbara's fans.
If they would just said they were young and had made mistakes for not handling the breaking up(the relationship)appropriately.It would make everyone feel better.
# RE: Kent on talk showSandy 2019-07-24 01:00
I feel a little bit disappointed with Michael when I saw the interview, even though I always like him as Barbara and he are my favorite TV couple. It seems he was not that familiar with Barbara then.
# Kent on talk showMelanie from USA 2011-09-25 00:40
On the other hand, we looked at Rob's side. Even though Barbara initially broke up with Rob, in Rob's story was warm and beautiful memory about Barbara.

After 30 years, Rob visited Barbara's grave and Hilton fish fryer, and asked about Barbara's mother although Barbara's mother never liked him.

Barbara made a mistake to look for a relationship in the Entertainment industry. It is hard to find the lifelong relationship in that industry.

I feel better for Barbara after I read the story between Rob and Barbara. At least in this world there is someone really loved Barbara and cherished her.
At least Rob brought some many happiness to her life in her only 26 years life.
# kent on the showMelanie from USA 2011-09-25 00:50
I actually am crazy busy these days, but just feel so bad about this show and decided to write a long comment about it,i have to post in several threads.

I always feel that Kent Does NOT deserve Barbara. Certainly they were not on the same level. What I mean is their inside characters. The only good thing about him was that he used to be good looking, but not now.

Looked at Kent's life, he has 6 kids with THREE different women and he seems proud of it. Does Kent have family value??? That was definitely not Barbara's life value. Look at his appearance today, I wonder if Barbara ever wanted him. If Barbara was more rational, she would find out Kent was not the type of person she wanted.
The only thing I can say was'Kent definitely was not the person that Barbara should die for’. I would rather believe that the last sentence Barbara left" Daring, I love you' was for Rob, because it was written in English.
# kent on showMelanie from USA 2011-09-25 00:53
I am not here to argue with other people, i just feel i should express my points of view.
# Forgiveness and LifeLing 2011-10-06 00:46
Yes, she died young.
Yes, she left a life of unfulfilled promises behind.

Maybe if Barbara could have looked ahead of time and beyond her misery that night then she would realized life was alot more than having a guy beside her that wasn't on the same page. Sometimes by letting go we can gain more perspective on what matters. As for Kent, Barbara is gone but there is no reason why he cannot be more candid about the situations that were present leading up to her untimely death. Hopefully, he at least gave her mom some insight. By not saying anything for over 20 years, do you think people will not continue to ask. What is he going to do take it to his grave? She knows and he knows and God knows why why and why

Three women and 6 kids is nothing to be proud of - almost a male "slut", pardon my language and nothing like the long lasting love Barbara was longing for. Good riddence for those kids.

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