A man from China’s Sichuan Province wants a mother so badly that he’s offering one million yuan the equivalent of US$160,000 to any woman willing to take on the role, according to Global Times. Kuan-Yin Tsui, who is in his mid 30s, has suddenly become an internet sensation in his native China following the bizarre proposition.
Tsui, according to the newspaper’s report, mostly sits at a park with a bowl of banknotes in front of him, hoping to find a mother. Behind him is usually a red lantern with his phone number plastered on it and a large poster displaying his terms – a would-be mother who was at least 57 years old, well educated, and without a history of drug use. However, all would still depend on whether he felt a ‘connection’ with any of his applicants.
An interested applicant, Juan Lei, who was turned down by the young man, narrated her experience.
“I went to speak to him to ask if it was a real offer, and he told me I was too young for the job and he only wanted older women,” she recalled.
“I just wanted to know why he wanted a mum and he said he had been raised in an orphanage, and after making a success of himself, he felt he missed out on having a mother to be proud of him, and treat him like a son.
I felt quite sorry for him actually, he looked really lonely but this isn’t the way to go about filling that gap in life. “I told him he should marry and that way he could share his wife’s parents, but he didn’t seem impressed with the idea,” Lei added.
Tsui has continued with his strange act, telling locals who tried talking him out of the idea that he would not stop until he finds a mother, a figure he admits he misses so much having been an orphan for most of his life.
And some other people don’t value theirs … SMH