Sunday, September 28, 2008

Sammy Leung

Sammy Leung Chi Kin is a popular DJ/MC/actor in Hong Kong's .

Life and career

Sammy Leung tried out for being a DJ on when he was in the New Asia College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. At that time, he was working part-time. However Sammy became a DJ and took the name Kelvin at first. Then he used his own name and converted it to a translation as his DJ name. From that day, he was called Sammy .

A few years later in his DJ career, he was paired with Kitty Yuen Siu Yi and continue their partnership till today.

One of Sammy's show that is without Siu Yi is Sammy Moving that includes the members Leo Chim, Ah So, Marco, and recently joined Seven Luk .

Sammy co-hosted ''Minutes to Fame'' with Miriam Yeung.

Sammy starred in a Hong Kong movie ''Breeze of July'' with Monie Tung in 2007. It was the Opening Film of the Hong Kong Asian Film Festival 2007.

In 2008, Sammy starred in his own talk show, titled "The Show Must Go Wrong" at the Hong Kong International Trade and Exhibition Centre's Star Hall.

2006 Radio controversy

Sammy was reprimanded in 2006 by Commercial Radio Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Government over an online poll that was organized by his show. The poll, titled "The female artist whom you want to sexually harass most", created an enormous furore. As a result, CRHK was fined by the government for a hefty sum, and Sammy was suspended for 2 months, during which he could not take up any paid jobs but instead had to attend to classes on media ethics. His role as host on TVB's ''15/16'' quiz show was also revoked.

After the future, Sammy was even more popular than before because their fans appreciated what he had done to overcome the obstacles. They also played a stage show called Big Nose. They claimed that they learned a lot from mistakes they had made, and they also received a great deal of friend and family support.

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