Taiwan-born Canadian actor and model Godfrey Gao has passed away after breaking down on established while shooting a Chinese range program on Wednesday(Nov 27 ). He was 35. According to numerous reports, Gao was shooting a programme called” Chase Me”for a Chinese television network when he suddenly collapsed. Three hours later, he was pronounced dead, Lianhe Zaobao reported.

Gao was supposedly filming a segment which needed him to run when he passed out at 1.45 am. In its report, Zaobao said that before collapsing, Gao had actually cried out: “I can not anymore.”

The TV program Gao was guest starring in functions stars taken part in arduous exercise as component of a race between two teams.

Because news of Gao’s fatality damaged, Chinese netizens have actually taken to Weibo to question the sometimes extreme sizes taken to safeguard viewership ratings. Many asked if producers had organized for medical workers as well as a rescue to be on standby prior to recording, while some questioned if Gao had been strained.

The phrase “Difficulty as well as intensity of Chase Me” came to be the number one trending search term on the social media system by Wednesday mid-day, with 8.14 million searches.

The various other relevant search terms, “Chase Me statement” and also “Godfrey Gao dies”, racked up 2.6 million and 2.9 million searches specifically.

Sight this article on Instagram Birthed to a Malaysian mom and also Taiwanese dad, Gao was the very first Oriental version to ever model for Louis Vuitton. With boylike excellent appearances and also a height of 193cm, Gao at some point went into acting and appeared in numerous manufacturings from Taiwan to Hollywood. His last movie was Shanghai Fortress, which premiered in very early August.

Fans and also celeb close friends in shock

Gao’s death came as a shock to followers and friends, most of whom have actually required to social media to share their sadness.

Star Aarif Rahman published a homage to Gao on his Weibo web page, stating he did not anticipate Gao to “leave us so unexpectedly”, including: “I hope you rest in peace, and also I wish your family can obtain though this despair as well as discomfort courageously.”

Shu Qi, who collaborated with Gao on Shanghai Citadel, wished Gao a great trip to the afterlife.

Sight this message on Instagram An article shared by SQ(@sqwhat)on Nov 26, 2019 at 10:33 pm PST Star Sunny Wang said in a homage that he and also Gao had”an intriguing course”to ending up being good friends, and also said that Gao was”among the best human beings “he has ever before understood. View this post on Instagram A message shared by Sunny Wang 王陽明(@sunnyboyyy) on< time design="font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px;" datetime=" 2019-11-27T06:33:05 +00:00 "> Nov 26, 2019 at 10:33 pm PST Taiwan-based star Alex Niu said in an Instagram blog post that Gao was constantly admired for his good-looking appearances, yet what was impressive was his humbleness and also approachable character.” What they don’t recognize is exactly how humble he is,

how friendly he is, just how modest he is, how splendidly unintimidating a celebrity he is,”he composed. Sight this article on Instagram A message shared by 艾力克斯Alex(@taiwanhappyfamily)on Nov 26, 2019 at 9:04 pm PST Chinese-Canadian triplets the Luu siblings also uploaded a message to Gao on Instagram, noting how he had invited them to Asia”with open arms”. View this blog post on Instagram A post shared by Luubrothers (@luubrothersofficial) on

Nov 26, 2019 at 9:10 pm PST Followers likewise swamped Gao’s last and also final Instagram article on November 23 to reveal their disbelief.

“I can’t believe it! Please tell me you are fine,” one fan created. “Please, please, inform us you are fine,” one more said.