Taiwanese model Alicia Liu (Xun Ai) has admitted that she is a transsexual. The 24-year-old model-cum-actress, nicknamed Xiao Ai, said she underwent sex-change surgery at the age of 18."My ex-boyfriend paid for it," she said in an interview with a Taiwan magazine on Friday.
Liu, whose original name was Zi Hua, became popular following her appearances on a parody television programme. She was described as having a face as innocent as an angel with sexy curves and a sweet voice. She is 171cm in height and weighed 50kg with a vital statistics of 34C-25-34.
Liu's "real" identity was exposed when a schoolmate a year her junior revealed her "secret" on the Internet recently.The schoolmate had also attached a photo (see Left) taken from the school's graduation album, in which Liu was placed in the male category.After that, Liu called for a press conference to state that she was happy with her current name and identity.
"As far as I can remember, I love being a woman. The past is not important," she said while showing reporters her identity card, which stated that she is a female. She neither denied nor admitted the rumor at that press conference. However, on Friday, a week after the press conference, she admitted that she was a transsexual, reported China Times.