Michelle Yeoh and husband stranded in Nepal after earthquake

28 April 2015 / 1 year 6 months ago
Source: AsiaOne

Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh and her husband Jean Todt are reportedly among those who are stranded in Nepal, following a 7.9-magnitude earthquake that struck the area on Saturday, killing at least 3,200 people.

Malaysian Digest reported that the couple had landed in Kathmandu last Thursday. The two were there to attend the inaugural Asia-Pacific Sport Regional Congress by world motor sport governing body Federation International Automobile (FIA).

Todt is the president of FIA and Yeoh is Road Safety Ambassador for FIA.

A statement issued by FIA said that its delegates, including Todt and Yeoh, are reported safe but stranded. It also added that all its members and Congress delegates are safe and accounted for.

The event, held from last Thursday to Saturday, was attended by 45 delegates from 14 countries in the region.

According to entertainment website ent.163, Yeoh and her husband were attending a function in a hotel when the earthquake struck. They reportedly fled the hotel together with other guests and although a little "shaken up", the 52-year-old actress was uninjured.

The report also said Yeoh and Todt had went to Kathmandu airport on Sunday, but found it closed with flights cancelled.

The couple are expected to take the first flight out on Tuesday morning 7am, reported Lianhe Wanbao.

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