The Star reports:

Hongkong heartthrob Edison Chen has reportedly attempted suicide after partially nude images of him with several starlets started circulating in the Internet.

China Press said yesterday that the singer-actor became depressed over the issue and avoided food lately.

Meanwhile, the dreaded Triad gangs of Hongkong reportedly offered a reward of HK$500,000 ($91,000) to anybody who will hack one of his hands. One of the Chinese female celebrities seen with Chen in the nude photos circulated online reportedly had links to the Chinese underworld. Read this story.