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In the blink of an eye, ‘Obscurity’ was finally released in theaters. Soon after it came out, the film was shortlisted for many honors at this year’s National Film Awards, including Best Director, Best Feature Film, Best Actor, and even Best Actress. Before the event even happened, the public already felt the film was the rightful winner of these four awards.
And this was the National Film Awards, the county’s most authoritative and important film award ceremony.
Ruan Tian had only recently made her debut on the small screen, but now she cut her way through the competition and was shortlisted for the honorable Best Actress award. Thus, in addition to envy, other actresses only felt more envy.
They all wanted to ask: Why was her life so good? According to what? Her rise was so dramatic! Like some heroine from a shitty drama!
The actresses angling for the Best Actress Award all competed fiercely, fighting each other until they were in a tragic state. In the end, only four finalists were selected from among thousands of actresses.
These women were all the best among the best, and the competition was very fierce.
After all, the National Film Awards’ Best Actress Award was a very different thing from the Best Actress Award from that small TV show that Ruan Tian had won before.
After all, movies were inherently more noble than TV shows.
And movie actors were generally bigger than TV show actors, just by default.
Thus, when a person received one of the annual awards under the eyes of all the movie-viewing public, they would be able to quickly gain popularity and leave a good impression among the masses.
Ruan Tian was one of the youngest people among all the finalists across all awards, and she was the biggest dark horse in popularity among the audience.
When Director Cheng learned about all this, he specifically gave her a call to congratulate her, and even told her that the script for his new film was being drafted and he wanted to know if she was interested in auditioning for the role of the heroine.
Ruan Tian was a little dazed by this offer. Actresses were lining up to rip one another apart fighting over roles from a big director like Director Cheng. This kind of role was so rare that people could only want it but never get it.
But now she unexpectedly got a chance to audition?
Of course, Ruan Tian happily agreed.
Then, that Friday, she had to go out again to record another episode of the variety show she had been working on recently. Now that there had already been four live broadcasts of the show, Ruan Tian’s popularity had skyrocketed. At the same time, the Ruan Tian and Qin An CP was already vaguely resembling a “nations CP”. (tl note: If you’ve read other entertainment industry novels you should be familiar with the concept of ‘The nation’s husband’, as in, a super eligible bachelor who is famous in the entertainment industry, and this is the same concept but with a couple instead of just a husband.)
The show’s crew also used various tricks to intentionally or unintentionally push the two together and drum up more hype.
At the same time, the ratings had reached record highs, and the number of people watching the live broadcasts, as well as the donations and rewards the show was receiving from the viewers, were also breaking records.
The comments on Qin An’s Weibo were nothing but things like:
“If you two really get married, you must announce it to the public.”
“I hope Qin An will treat Sister Tian well after they get married.”
“Ah, when are you two going to announce your wedding day!”
One day, Qin An happened to see a video of clips featuring Ruan Tian and himself along with pink bubble filters and romantic music, and felt amused. He saved it and then sent it to his personal friend group, along with a slightly timid: 【What are these fans thinking? I don’t think Ruan Tian is a match for me! ! ! 】
This small friend group chat had actually been personally put together by the brainless Qin An.
In the group, not only was there Shen Shu, Qin Yu, and Xu Jing, there was also the long-worshiped goddess of his heart, Zhou Xiaoqiao.
Of course, the second Ruan Tian saw Zhou Xiaoqiao’s profile picture in the group, she didn’t even think for a second before leaving.
However, she left the group, and then Qin An pulled her back in, and so she left, and so on half a dozen times… His perseverance really made her speechless!
Finally, Ruan Tian sneered: 【The number of people who are chasing me can’t even be counted on one hand, okay? Do you think you have a chance? ! Scram away. 】
Qin An, who had no awareness of the dire battlefield he was on, responded fearlessly: 【I would never chase you! The person who likes you is my brother, okay! ? 】
In the the first minute after he had sent this out, Qin An still hadn’t noticed anything wrong.
However, by the second minute, he was like a cat on a hot griddle and jumped up from his bed to quickly delete the message!
With this, the WeChat group fell silent.
Qin An suddenly felt that he was uncomfortably close to death.
Ah, his brother had already been coveting his friend’s wife for so many years…
Now that he finally didn’t have to hide his feelings anymore he seemed a bit more dangerous than before!
For some reason, after that night, all the talk of the Ruan Tian and Qin An CP suddenly ceased.
It was very mysterious, despite the half a million viewers and the most recent top topics in the chatroom and other forums being this CP, all talk of it suddenly disappeared.
From a glance, it was obvious that the show crew and forum moderators had made a move.
Then, while the Qin AnxRuan Tian CP fans were still crying about how their chatroom messages and forum posts were disappearing, some people began to notice that this phenomenon wasn’t limited to just this CP.
At the same time, all the conversations about the ShenxRuan CP were also disappearing.
All the edited videos and photos that the CP fans had created silently disappeared overnight.
Qin Yu did everything cleanly.
After all, Qin Yu, who had already been feeling ill, was already in a terrible temper when Qin An had come around to pluck the tiger’s whiskers, so he had furiously made a move.
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