Harlem Yu & Annie Yi’s 19-Year-Old Son Is Now A Singer
Just like mum and dad.
Harrison first went viral last year when he appeared on Chinese reality TV competition Sisters Who Make Waves to teach his mum, who was a contestant on the show, how to dance.
Yesterday (Aug 4), he joined Weibo and already has more than 47,000 followers.
In his Weibo profile, Harrison describes himself as an independent musician” and says his most famous piece of work is his self-penned song ‘You Said You Want Me To Love You’. FYI: Annie performed it on Sisters and her dance was choreographed by Harrison.
His first post was a video, which was accompanied with this caption: Hello everyone, I am Yu En-Li. I am not a perfect person. But I believe that when a person accepts that he is imperfect, he is perfect.
In the four-minute clip, Harrison shared that he is studying at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts where he's majoring in directing. He also said that he enjoys drawing, music, and fashion, and also revealed that he's the founder of a make-up brand and an art creative agency.
Harrison, who plays the piano and guitar, then said that he is trying to write his own songs and will be releasing new music at the end of August.
His mum and many of her famous friends took to the comments section to welcome him and share words of support.
“From today onwards, you are no longer the son of Annie Yi. You are yourself, En-Li,” said Annie, while his mum's fellow Sisters contestant Christy Chung wrote: “To be truly strong is to dare to face that fragile and imperfect self and bravely be yourself! You are a one-of-a-kind star.”
Chinese actress Zhang Meng, who was also in Sisters, wrote: “When I was shooting Sisters, I often listened to the playlist you shared with your mum in the morning while getting ready. We all felt that this young man has very good taste and wanted to get to know you. I am still stunned after watching your video. Such a young soul can be so talented in fashion, music, art, and, of course beauty! Welcome to the adult world, I wish you will have always have a youthful heart. All the best.”
Harlem and Annie tied the knot in 2000, and welcomed Harrison in 2002. They divorced in 2009 after nine years of marriage.
Photos: Harrison Yu/Instagram, Weibo