Band on the run

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 10 December, 2002, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 10 December, 2002, 12:00am

Popular music foursome F4 are worshipped by millions of screaming fans, but the Taiwanese boy band failed to impress their Chinese promoter during a recent tour of the mainland - or the press for that matter.

Arriving at their hotel in Ningbo three hours late for a press conference, the band were ordered by the promoter to shift their 'ass' to the function or take their entourage of 70 and get out of the hotel. They shifted their 'ass'.