S'pore actress Chris Tong now goes everywhere with two bodyguards

14 June 2013 / 3 years 4 months ago

After her harrowing robbery in Malaysia, Chris Tong now travels everywhere with two personal bodyguards hired by her film company to protect her.

The 29-year-old former beauty queen, who had acted in several local and Singaporean dramas and movies, had just finished a meeting with a client in Jalan Kuchai Lama late on Monday night on her work in a new movie.

She had gone to get supper when the incident occurred early Tuesday morning.

Tong was walking back to her car after buying some food from a stall when she was suddenly hit from behind by an assailant.

It had been only the barking of her pet poodle saved her from having her RM300,000 Mercedes-Benz SLK car-jacked.

Since the attack, her condition has greatly improved. She head earlier been worried that her "pig head-like" injuries would affect the production, but her recovery has been better than expected so far.

She was able to hide the areas that were still swollen with make-up.

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