In the wake of Typhoon Hato hitting Hong Kong yesterday, causing an estimated HK$4 billion to HK$8 billion in damage, workers are currently hurrying to clean up the chaos the severe storm brought to the city. Leading this effort, who else but Chow Yun-fat?
Yesterday afternoon, one resident ran into the A-list actor as he was cleaning up debris which had been blown onto the road in Kowloon. The passerby snapped a photo with Chow which was later uploaded to Instagram.
Afterward, Chow confirmed that he had in fact done a bit of typhoon cleanup, telling Apple Daily that as he was driving home yesterday, the streets in Kowloon started to become blocked by fallen trees, so he decided to get out of his cars and move the branches so that other drivers could safely make their way home.
This only further solidifies Chow’s reputation as not only a great actor, but an all around great guy — the kind of guy who lines up for tickets to see his own movie at the cinema.
Already known for his humble and gracious nature, Chow announced back in 2014 that he would donate his entire $1 billion HKD ($164 million USD) fortune to charity after he dies. He followed that up by replying “I’ll just make less then,” when asked about being banned from the mainland after voicing his support for the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
[Images via Apple Daily]
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