Chinese Actor Gao Yalin, Known for Playing Father Figure Roles, Suddenly Faces Cheating and DV Allegations

Chinese Actor Gao Yalin, Known for Playing Father Figure Roles, Suddenly Faces Cheating and DV Allegations
Photos: Gao Yalin and Wei Jia / Weibo

Gao Yalin, a well-respected Chinese actor celebrated for his portrayal of a father figure in many projects, is notably recognized for his role in the long-running Mainland Chinese sitcom “Home with Kids.” In the series, he portrayed the dad to then child actors Yang Zi and Zhang Yishan, solidifying his image as a family man. On May 8, the 51-year-old actor suddenly faced allegations made by actress Wei Jia on social media. She claims he cheated on her with another female star, and even resorted to domestic violence.

Wei Jia alleges multiple instances of violence during their relationship even when she was five months pregnant. She went on to present WeChat chat records and alleged payment/transfer documents that she claims is evidence he has another woman. Among these records is a dinner date on January 6, 2021, when their child was only two months old. She accused Gao Yalin of cheating with 26-year-old actress Xu Zijun. Moreover, alleged transfer records indicate that Gao Yalin transferred a significant sum of money to this actress.

Wei Jia launches accusations on weibo

Wei Jia alleges that Gao Yalin feared being exposed and threatened harm to all involved. She vows to gradually unveil evidence of domestic violence and PUA (Pick-Up Artist) tactics, asserting that she’s “not a good person” because she won’t let those who harm her go unpunished. Gao Yalin is known to have married former actress Shi Wei in 2008, but Wei Jia claims they divorced long ago. Her claims have cast a shadow on Gao Yalin’s public persona, especially as plans for a movie adaptation of “Home with Kids” with the original cast returning was announced this year. His side has yet to respond to the allegations.

Photo: 魏嘉齐乐不高兴 / Weibo

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