Taiwan entertainer Hsiao Shushen has finally admitted she did
take drugs, but not voluntarily.
The star is one of the nine entertainers in Taiwan allegedly
involved in a high-profile substance abuse case. According to a
report in the United Daily News earlier this month, she
tested positive for cocaine and Ketamine. She was reportedly
involved in the two illegal substances for at least eight months.
However, the star had denied her involvement in drugs until
Around Christmas Eve, she called her film agent, director Wang
Yuya and confessed her drug-use. The star said she was unaware she
was given the illegal drugs and was not an addict. She also
promised to accept medical treatment in order to go back to
She will be required to check into a rehabilitation clinic soon.
It was also reported that Hsiao will hold a press conference to
apologize to the public in the coming days.
Nevertheless, the substance abuse case has already caused Hsiao
to lose her lead role in director Wang Yuya's new film "One
Kilometre." Her role was taken over by another promising actress,
(CRI December 28, 2006)