Sammul Chan (陳鍵鋒) focuses on developing his career in Mainland China in recent years. In 2018, he confessed to suffering from a heredity illness and his brain lacked of a main blood vessel. Sammul is forbidden to train and required to go for regular check-ups. Hence, he thought about committing suicide and his manager clarified his condition was stable. However lately, news about Sammul’s condition becoming serious and he had to stay in the hospital for a long period of time went viral. Also, photo of himself lying on the bed and looking weak was widespread and many people were worried about him.
After 2 weeks later, Sammul finally responded on Instagram and dismissed the gossips. He explained he was not that person lying on the bed: “It is definitely a scam and all media should check with me or my manager directly. I believe everything should be investigated thoroughly before releasing such news. I am not that person lying on the bed and my condition will not affect my daily routine.”
During an interview with HK01 (香港01), Sammul’s manager responded he was in a good condition and the main blood vessel had grown again: “Sammul has not stay in the hospital from the check-up until now. It is amazing and the blood vessel has grown back in early 2019. (Why did he take several months to clarify?) He is a low-key person and decides to clarify because of the recent news report and his mother is extremely worried about him. (Why did he explain in English?) Because majority of his fans come from Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam and it is easier for them to understand. Moreover, Sammul completed the series (玄探包拯) and (楊戩) as the male lead in China not long ago. He is a smart guy and pursues religious studies in order to grant his father’s wish.”