Jackie Chan’s daughter Etta Ng and her girlfriend have gone to Youtube to ask for financial help.
Last year, Etta Ng came out on Instagram with a shrouded picture and a quick caption saying, ““In case no one got the memo, I’m gay.”
Chan himself responded to his daughter’s coming out with his own small set of words. Namely, “If she likes it, that’s fine.”
Unfortunately, not all things are fine now for Etta Ng and her Instrammer girlfriend Andi Autumn from Canada.
In the nearly two minute long video down below, Ng shares that the two have been homeless for a month, and it’s the fault of homophobic parents.
“We’ve pretty much slept under a bridge and other things.”
“I don’t even understand what is going on because we’ve gone to the police, we’ve gone to the hospital, the food banks, LGBTQ community shelters, and all of them just don’t give a s**t,” Ng added.
“So that’s why we’re making this video, because we don’t know what to do at this point,” She said.
After going on to share her frustration at the world and several people in their lives for trying to split the couple up, Ng concluded the video by sharing why they're asking for help through Youtube.
“We just wanna let people know what’s going on, because at this point it seems ridiculous that no-one can help. I don’t understand.”
“…And now I can only turn to the internet for help as there is strength in numbers. We don’t know the next time we will have internet access so we might be off the grid for a while.
“All I know is that our love is stronger than this but we are getting tired of it. No one we know, family, friend or government services will help.”
Many comments to the video are riddled with demands that the two find jobs to support themselves. This is a mentality that Etta Ng’s mother, former Miss Asia winner Elaine Ng, agrees with.
As she said to news site Coconuts, she thinks the video is “wrong.”
“I feel that if they have no money, they should go find work,” she said.
“They shouldn’t film a clip telling others they are broke and who Etta’s father is. People all over the world work hard and don’t rely on someone else’s fame to get money.”
“Many people in Hong Kong get paid low wages, but they still go to work.
“If they don’t have work, then they’ll film these videos to complain about their parents? How many of these videos would we see in a day then?”
Then after being asked if she was in contact with her daughter, Elaine Ng responded, “I don’t want to talk about it.”