Director Johnnie To received an award from an institution and pointed out that Cecilia Cheung failed to focus when she was acting.
The company representing Cecilia expressed concern and said:
"For a big director who uses such tactics, it's a disgrace to his status".
They added that Cecilia had more than 10 scripts now and many continue to engage her, reported Asian E-News Portal.
During his speech, Johnnie shared his acting tips with more than 400 students.
When asked about the remarks about Cecilia, he said:
"It does not matter and let them say whatever they want!"