The news that Taiwanese actress Barbie Hsu, better known as Big S, has remarried has set Chinese social media ablaze. The hashtag #BigS and Koo Jun-yup got married has garnered over 1.4 billion views on Weibo, China’s Twitter-like social media platform. Hsu’s second husband, Korean singer and DJ Koo Jun-yup, 53, a member of the electronic duo Clon, confirmed the marriage on Instagram, and the actress, 46, reposted the message. “I got bonded to the person I fell in love with over 20 years ago; we want to continue this precious love,” Koo wrote. As soon as I heard her voice, I felt transported back in time 20 years Koo Jun-yup Hsu, who starred in Taiwanese drama Meteor Garden in 2001, quickly became a household name in mainland China after the series premiered. In 2018 and 2019, Hsu appeared on reality-TV entertainment shows in China, which garnered her a slew of new followers. The surprise announcement came three months after Hsu’s divorce from Chinese businessman Wang Xiaofei, who she married in 2011 and with whom she had two children. According to Koo’s post, he was able to reconnect with Hsu after learning of her divorce by dialling the old phone number he saved 20 years ago. “I was nervous about what to say on the phone, but she greeted me so warmly,” Koo told TV Daily, a Korean news website. “As soon as I heard her voice, I felt transported back in time 20 years.” Soon after they began dating, Koo proposed to Hsu, making the argument that they shouldn’t waste any more time and should start a family before it’s too late. Hsu accepted the proposal. Taiwanese screen goddess Brigitte Lin, 65 and young at heart “Life is unpredictable, and I embrace the enjoyment of the moment,” Hsu added in her repost. The two recently registered their marriage in South Korea. Koo intends to travel to Taiwan soon to also register their marriage there and spend a few months on honeymoon with Hsu. Hsu and Koo’s relationship dates back over two decades to when she first saw Koo while in the audience for a concert by Taiwanese singer Tarcy Su. Hsu developed a crush on Koo and, after meeting again in 1998, the pair immediately fell in love. The romance did not endure, however; they split up after a year of dating because of their busy work schedules and the fact that South Korean entertainment agencies forbade performers from having relationships at the time. According to their posts, Hsu and Koo consider themselves fortunate to have had the chance to rekindle their love after more than two decades and have expressed gratitude to well-wishers who have congratulated them. “Bless you, sis! Live in the moment and be yourself,” one person commented in response to Hsu’s Instagram post. According to Taiwanese media, Hsu’s family only learned of her second marriage after she and Koo had registered it in Korea. Her mother was said to have been furious but could only accept what had happened. Hsu’s celebrity younger sister, Dee Hsu, on the other hand, bestowed her with blessings.