Andy Lau was addicted to gambling in his youth
In an interview, Andy Lau revealed that he was beaten up by his father because he was addicted to gambling when he was a teenager. He said that gambling was very popular in Hong Kong at that time, and people who gambled were everywhere. He also gambling with other people because of curiosity. He just won the money because of his luck, but soon lost all. He didn't figure it out, so the next day he took the money he had saved for a long time to find someone to gamble. He didn't expect it to be worse this time. Not only did he lose all his money but also owed foreign debts.
Later, Andy Lau's neighbors found out and secretly told his father. Who knows that his father's face turned blue when he knew it, and he dragged him home in a rage. Not only did they fist each other, they even used a stick. That was the first time Andy Lau was beaten by his father, and he was also very scared. Yan's father also has kindness behind him. After beating him, his father felt very distressed and taught him the dangers of gambling. Many people were in debt or even broke their families because of gambling. After hearing this, Andy Lau apologized to his father and vowed that he would never gamble again. This restored the father-son relationship.
Andy Lau said that his father told him that he should never get addicted to gambling. So Andy Lau also took down his father's instructions and secretly made up his mind not to bet even if he was very rich in the future. Over the years, Andy Lau has been in the entertainment industry, and he has indeed seen a lot of artists who have lost their lives because of a bet, and even more people have really bankrupted their families. Andy Lau said that he had tried to persuade many people to stay away from the sea of gambling, but he did not know that gambling addiction was too difficult to quit. These people usually quit gambling for a few days, and then couldn't help but gamble.
Andy Lau said that the entertainment industry is very complicated, and self-discipline is necessary so that it will not bury the roots and make big mistakes. As an artist himself, he has been strict with himself for many years. The entertainment circle is mixed with bad habits, but he has always abide by his responsibilities and has never gotten into any bad habits.
Everyone knows that there are people who have many resources and good prospects because of the bad habits and gambling addiction that eventually ruined their own future.