This idol actor quit showbiz and was discovered selling steamed buns on the street to make a living.
Recently, 8days reported that Tu Bingxu, a Chinese actor, was spotted selling steamed buns on the roadside six months after leaving the entertainment industry.
In the series of “team crossing the road” photos, Tu Bingxu, with his gray hair, dyed white, and cool black glasses, was selling steamed buns to customers. The photo quickly attracted the attention of netizens, even making it to the top of Weibo. Immediately, the actor confirmed the rumors.
On his personal page, Tu Bingxu said that he had been in hiding for six months and only wanted to update his fans when everything was stable. However, the “passerby’s” post spread like wildfire, causing the singer to return to social media.
“I didn’t expect to be discovered like this. I just took a day off because I was shocked to see myself become a popular topic [on Weibo],” Tu Bingxu shared.
In his post, Tu Bingxu said that he left showbiz and started selling buns because it was his personal hobby that he had been considering for a long time. He was happy that his new job was going smoothly, and customers praised his buns. “This is not an advertisement, but my buns are really delicious. If you happen to see my bun stand, come chat with me or listen to me sing a song. Try my buns too!” he wrote.
Tu Bingxu said that he had planned his new job for a long time.
Tu Bingxu also thanked his fans for their support over the years and expressed the hope that everyone could enjoy life in their own way. According to Chinese news outlets, “hot search” on Weibo has made Tu Bingxu’s bun stand extremely popular in recent days.
Tu Bingxu was a contestant in the top 20 of “Youth With You 2019”. After leaving the talent show, he debuted as a member of Desert5, a group of contestants eliminated from “Youth With You”. After 100 days of activity, Desert5 unexpectedly disbanded in July 2019 after releasing a single. Later, Tu Bingxu appeared in some TV series and released two solo albums before leaving the entertainment industry.”