Chapter 306 – Qiao Lian, I Like You (6)
Shi Nianyao laughed. “Oh, that wouldn’t do. Our managing editor is my chief editor’s boss, but my supervisor is the chief editor. We’ll just have to wait until Chief Editor Lian Lian is back to give the order.”
Su Meimei: …
Qiao Lian heard the exchange from outside the room and found it quite funny.
Shi Nianyao was someone with a razor-sharp tongue and more than capable of taking care of herself.
As she walked into her office still laughing, she heard Su Meimei humph coldly, “You just watch! You think you’ve got yourself covered just because you’ve partnered up with Qiao Lian? Let me tell you this, her days as chief editor may very well be numbered! So don’t be too smug.”
After chiding Shi Nianyao, she turned around and saw Qiao Lian at the door.
Still smiling, Qiao Lian walked in. “Su Meimei, I was appointed by the managing editor as chief editor. Do you have issues with that?”
Su Meimei crossed her arms and sneered, “Don’t be too smug, Qiao Lian! Let me inform you that Team One has now uncovered Mo Xicheng’s scandal. Get ready for our team to beat yours to pulp! I don’t even know why they’re keeping the both of you on payroll. I haven’t seen the two of you reporting any worthy news! I think in about a month your team will be merged into ours.”
After saying all that, she turned around and walked out with her nose in the air.
Qiao Lian turned to Shi Nianyao and pointed out, “Was she implying that they’ve managed to uncover information about Mo Xicheng’s mystery girlfriend?”
Mo Xicheng had been at a cocktail party the night before. Instead of attending it herself, Qiao Lian had asked Shi Nianyao to represent her.
Could it be that Team One had somehow managed to take a shot of the two of them together?
Shi Nianyao was puzzled and said sympathetically, “I’m sure they didn’t! I didn’t even get anywhere close to my idol!”
Qiao Lian raised an eyebrow. “Then what could it be?”
Shi Nianyao shook her head.
“Forget it,” Qiao Lian said, “We’ll take it as it comes. Let’s wait for Team One to act.”
Shi Nianyao nodded.
Qiao Lian sat in her office chair thinking of what had happened today.
Team One acted very quickly. After about an hour, the piece of news was released and it immediately became a trending topic.
Shi Nianyao walked up to Qiao Lian in a huff and showed her the cell phone screen, exclaiming angrily, “Team One is too much! How could they write such things to accuse my idol? This is unfair to him!”
Qiao Lian took the cell phone to read what was on it.
Reported under Su Meimei’s name was the headline: [Celebrity Mr. M suspected of being a kept man by 40-year-old rich woman]
There weren’t many celebrities in the entertainment circle with the surname ‘M’ and it was quite obvious who the article was referring to.
She frowned and looked at the cell phone. Indeed, there was a picture supporting the story.
The stolen shot of Shi Nianyao was blurry and the lighting was dim, hence it was quite impossible to identify the woman in the picture. However, it was very easy to tell the brand of the limited edition handbag she was carrying, as well as the expensive attire she was wearing. And based on these two clues, Team One had somehow managed to identify a 40-year-old widow who had also been present at the event.
It was a freak coincidence that this widow had been dressed similarly to Shi Nianyao.
In addition, Mo Xicheng had been spotted entering a hotel that same night. So everyone had guessed that he had gone to provide his services to this woman.
The moment the scandal broke, Weibo was flooded with unkind comments directed at Mo Xicheng.
“It’s no wonder he has been quiet for so many years, he’s become a kept man!”
“I used to think he was an alright person who kept a low profile. Who’d have thought that the truth would be so disgusting.”
“I want to scream! That woman is so ugly, to think he could do it with her?”
Within a short time, the internet was flooded.