Local actor Chew Chor Meng reveals he still eats everything after illness

20 October 2013 / 3 years 6 days ago

I still eat everything, says local veteran TV actor Chew Chor Meng, whose five-year battle with Kennedy's Disease has been well-documented in the media.

Despite having the debilitating and incurable illness that leads to spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy, the actor was a picture of radiance and positivity during an interview with TNP.

The actor had also developed diabetes about three months ago.

He said: "Of course I watch my diet, but I believe in eating moderately," stressed the father of two girls, age 11 and nine.

"I love hawker fare like char kway teow, fried chicken and oyster omelette.

Till today, I eat them from time to time. "Life is short. If I totally cut such delicious food out, I'd feel very miserable."

Chew is filming Channel U's new 13-parter culinary-themed drama series Served H.O.T., where he plays a talented but corrupt, down-and-out chef.

The show is slated to premiere on Jan 9 next year.

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