Entertainment Celebrity After a month-long break, Cathryn Li returns to social media

After a month-long break, Cathryn Li returns to social media

She plays Beethoven on the piano

Author

Date

Category

- Advertisement -

Kuala Lumpur — It has been about a month since Malaysian influencer Cathryn Li updated her social media. Now it appears that she is ready to face the public again.

On Sunday (April 11), the 31-year-old surprised her two million followers on Instagram when she posted a 71-second video online. As reported by Hype.my, netizens left encouraging comments on the post. Li, who played I Love You Very Much by René Liu last month, in her new post played Beethoven’s Piano Sonata no.17.  Beethoven fans might also recognise this musical piece as “The Tempest”.

Li wrote on her latest Instagram post that it was “strictly not allowed to be reposted or created in any form of media story. Whatever (that is) posted here, stays here.”

Most netizens would remember Li’s meltdown when she appeared on a Facebook Live and was asked to play the piano. She threw a tantrum after a netizen made a callous remark about her piano skills.

- Advertisement -

Cathryn Li just made a comeback on social media. Picture: Instagram

FaceTalk host Andy Chan invited Li as a special guest on his talk show on Facebook Live on March 9. Li is famous on Instagram and she is also an actress. She has uploaded videos of her playing the piano on her own YouTube channel.

During the talk show, Chan asked Li to demonstrate her piano playing skills by jamming with his crew. The influencer, who usually plays classic pieces on the piano, struggled to blend with the crew.

As Li stumbled through her piano playing, one netizen commented, “A person (who likes) music will easily blend into song, instrument or any music but (it seems) that she has no interest at all.” Another netizen commented she looked bored and awkward while the crew played a song on their own. After they were done playing, she said, “There were people who scolded me.”

It then turned into a meltdown as Chan and his crew tried to reassure Li. Li tried to defend her piano playing, saying that she had not heard the kind of music they played before and that she had come on this talk show to chat, so she was not prepared.

The crew were understanding, even attempting to defend her, but at one point, Li said, “I sit at the keyboard, people scold me, I sit here (at the table), people ask me what I’m doing, so should I just sit there (offscreen)!?”

According to Hype.my, the 31-year-old stormed off and sat in a corner, still airing her grievances. The crew attempted to defuse the situation but the influencer refused to be soothed, even storming back at one point while shouting. The crew wrapped up the show soon after and Li did not appear again on screen./TISGFollow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

- Advertisement -

Netizens go to town and blast SPH CEO over his ‘take umbrage’ comment

Update: Mr Ng issued an apology on the subject on Saturday (May 8). He told The Straits Times: "I had stood up for SPH Media's long-cherished editorial integrity and will continue to do so. Being a direct and blunt-speaking person, I...

Head of M’sia-S’pore workers’ group asks if JB workers can serve 21-day SHN at budget hotels

Johor Bahru—In the light of a recent increase in Covid-19 infections, Singapore announced that it is extending Stay-Home Notices (SHN) from 14 days to 21 days for new arrivals to the country starting from Friday (May 7). The only exception will be...

Woman makes her temperature high to test if she can enter shopping malls in S’pore

Singapore – A woman conducted a social experiment by raising her temperature to see if she can still enter shopping malls despite the thermal scanner alarm going off. News and media company Shout uploaded a video on Facebook on Tuesday (May 4)...
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

Theindependent