Sharon Au, Zoe Tay and other celebrities pay tribute to Lee Kuan Yew
On Instagram, a whole host of local celebrities such as Zoe Tay, Fann Wong, Sharon Au, Belinda Lee, Jade Seah, Rosalyn Lee and Rebecca Lim grieved over the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew.
Even those who are not Singaporeans, like Mike Kasem, Bobby Tonelli, Vivian Lai, Quan Yifong, Zhang Zhenhuan and Ian Fang, wrote about how they have been humbled by Mr Lee's vision and sacrifice, which has shaped the place they now call home.
Here are other tributes, which celebrate Mr Lee in life as both a fighter and lover.
Actress Zoe Tay:
Former host-actress Sharon Au:
Host Belinda Lee:
Host Jade Seah:
Actress Rebecca Lim:
DJ Rosalyn Lee:
Host Vivian Lai:
DJ Mike Kasem: "Limitless vision, unshakeable determination. Your legacy is immortal. Thank you for the country I'm proud to call home."
Actress Felicia Chin: "李光耀先生，谢谢您这一生为我们的贡献。我们永远的国父，一路好走." (Thank you Mr Lee Kuan Yew, for your life's contribution to us. You will be our forever founding father.)
Actress Aileen Tan: "You are irreplaceable and you will be missed and loved forever and ever!!! RIP."
Actress Priscelia Chan: "Thank you Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Our country's founding father .. R.I.P."
Host Vivian Lai: "新加坡国父Mr Lee kuan Yew，辛苦了一辈子，没有你的奉献，沒有“新加坡”！感谢您的一切！一路走好." (Singapore founding father Mr Lee Kuan Yew, you've worked so hard for us your whole life. Without your sacrifice, there will be no Singapore. Thanks for everything you've done.)
Actor Romeo Tan: "I may not know how tough it was in the past but I'm grateful to be given a good life in Singapore. A safe place to grow up. Thank you Mr Lee Kuan Yew."
Former actress Wong Lilin: "To our founding father: We owe you our deepest gratitude. Thank you so much for your vision, passion and fire. Thank you for being in all our lives. To your family: Our sympathies and our love. The nation mourns with you."
Actress Fann Wong: "Thank you for building Singapore, your dedication, a reminder that each of us will pass on."
Actor-host Mark Lee: "没有您, 没有国, 没有国, 没有家, 没有家, 没有我。。不会忘记您的付出。。您一路好走, 安息吧! 大家会怀念您的!!!" (Without you, there's no country, without country, there's no home, without home, there's no me. Will never forget your sacrifice, RIP. Everyone will miss you.)
Actor Zhang Zhenhuan: "很难过的一天,RIP李光耀先生,新加坡加油!" (A very sad day. RIP Mr Lee Kuan Yew.)
Singer Nat Ho: "Singapore has always been synonymous with Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, to the point where sometimes, we almost believe that he will live forever. Every August 9th, I looked forward to seeing him say the National Pledge with the rest of us Singaporeans. You have worked so hard, against all odds, to bring Singapore to where she is today, and because of you, I am proud to be Singaporean. Thank you, Sir, for everything you have done. You will be greatly missed."
Actor Zheng Geping: "I am very very sad.....! We will always remember you!"
Actor Pierre Png: "I go to work with a very heavy heart today for we've lost a great man. But his efforts will not go in vain if we continue to strive for the best! From slum to 1st Class Nation.. Onward Singapore! Majulah Singapura!!!"
Actor Andie Chen: "也许我们这一代永远没办法真正了解你为我们的付出。谢谢你把一生贡献给我们." (Maybe our generation will never fully understand how much you have sacrificed for us. Thank you for your life's sacrifice for us."
Actor Chew Chor Meng: "永在怀念中。" (Forever in our memory.)
Actress Xiang Yun: "我们的巨人。永别了！您的精神永存。 永远怀念您" (Our giant. Farewell. Your spirit lives on.)
Actress Pan Ling Ling: "Thank you Mr Lee Kuan Yew for all that you've done for us, Singaporeans. Your contributions to the country are greatly appreciated. You are indeed a role model and a hero in our eyes and I pray that you rest in peace..."
Actor Chen Hanwei: "深深鞠躬！让李光耀先生和夫人在天堂相遇，完成李先生的心愿.." (A deep bow. Let Mr Lee Kuan Yew meet his wife again in Heaven to fulfill his wish."
Model Fiona Fussi: "Saddened by the news today. Thanks to you, Singapore is the place I call home. A home where diversity is welcomed, streets are safe and clean and with state-of-the-art architecture and technology. I cannot even imagine how it was 50 years ago. May we live on with the same vision and fierce determination as you did. Rest in peace, thank you."
Singer Taufik Batisah: "He was a great man and a great leader. Rest in peace to Singapore's founding father, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. Thank you, sir for everything that you have done for us. My condolences to our Prime Minister and his family.
DJ-actor Bobby Tonelli: "Today we lost one of the world's true visionaries. May we learn from his struggles and his accomplishments to better ourselves not only as a country but as individuals."
Actor Elvin Ng: "A sad day for all fellow Singaporeans. Thank you, our Founding Father."
Former DJ Glenn Ong: "Thank you for your blood, sweat and tears, Mr Lee. You will never be forgotten, may you rest in peace."
Actor Ian Fang: "A true legend and a great leader."
Host Quan Yifong: "没有您就没有今天的新加坡，无限的感激与怀念，愿您在天国与夫人再度相会." (Without you, there will be no Singapore of today. Infinite gratitude and sadness, my wish for you is to meet your wife again in Heaven."
Former actress Jacelyn Tay: "RIP... the most admired man in Singapore history. I kept this TIME magazine for years as the man I admired most in my life was on the cover. It was sold out. Wanting to get this magazine badly, I got a friend working in the Ministry of Defence to help me. A precious copy that I will keep in remembrance of our great leader."
Actress Jeanette Aw:
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