Andy Hui apologizes after taxi camera captures infidelity

Hong Kong singer Andy Hui bows before a press conference about his affair in Hong Kong, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper published video that purported to show Andy Hui being intimate in a taxi with another Hong actress, decades younger than him, Jacqueline Wong. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Hong Kong singer Andy Hui attends a press conference about his affair in Hong Kong, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper published video that purported to show Andy Hui being intimate in a taxi with another Hong actress, decades younger than him, Jacqueline Wong. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Hong Kong singer Andy Hui reacts at the press conference in Hong Kong, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper published video that purported to show Andy Hui being intimate in a taxi with another Hong actress, decades younger than him, Jacqueline Wong. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Hong Kong singer Andy Hui reacts during a press conference about his affair in Hong Kong, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper published video that purported to show Andy Hui being intimate in a taxi with another Hong actress, decades younger than him, Jacqueline Wong. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Hong Kong singer Andy Hui bows after a press conference about his affair in Hong Kong, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper published video that purported to show Andy Hui being intimate in a taxi with another Hong actress, decades younger than him, Jacqueline Wong. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Hong Kong singer Andy Hui stands and let photographers take pictures before a press conference about his affair in Hong Kong, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper published video that purported to show Andy Hui being intimate in a taxi with another Hong actress, decades younger than him, Jacqueline Wong. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

HONG KONG — A tearful Hong Kong celebrity Andy Hui apologized after a newspaper published footage of his apparent dalliance with an actress that was captured on a camera installed in a taxi.

Hui, an actor and singer, married Hong Kong pop star Sammi Cheng in 2013.

The 51-year-old apologized at a news conference Tuesday. The incident was documented in a video published by Hong Kong's Apple Daily that purported to show Hui being intimate in a taxi with Hong Kong actress Jacqueline Wong.

It was not clear how the video made it into the newspaper, although Hong Kong's media have long had a reputation for tabloid coverage of celebrities.

The issue reignites debate over whether taxi or hired car owners must inform passengers about the presence of cameras installed.

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