Taiwanese model and actress Lin Chi-ling has set tongues wagging after she was spotted being led away firmly by a bearded man in Shanghai on Aug 1.
The pair were spotted with her entourage at the airport and the man, who was dressed in a black leather trench coat and a white hat, was seen leading her away by holding onto her hand firmly.
According to various news report, the 39-year-old star was said to have looked smiled in an embarrassed manner, but was friendly when caught by the cameras.
Reports and netizens are starting to speculate if the pair have an intimate relationship or if the man could be a potential love interest. Chi-ling has not commented on the mysterious male friend yet.