Chu was confirmed to have broken the ethical standards of journalism and proceeded to leave TTV World News. Tearful speech The affair has also ignited a more serious debate about just how far tabloid journalists should be allowed to pry into people's private lives, with impassioned debate on both sides of the fence. At that time, she looked unwell and she explained later that it was because she was under severe pressure because of owing money on three housing loans in Taiwan and another in America. Police officers are reported to have found 10 recording devices hidden in her home, office and car. The affair has overshadowed more serious issues, such as Taiwan's faltering economy and its official entry into the World Trade Organisation on 1 January. She later married Yu-shuanglun on July 6, Chu was MC in a rally for the Taipei mayor election. But that has only served to give the scandal more publicity. Additionally, she implied that Taiwanese actress Pan Mei Chen was a lesbian. A few days after the news broke, the year-old, who was also the director of the cultural affairs bureau in Hsinchu County, spoke to reporters outside her home, telling them she had kept "bad company and erred" before collapsing in tears. In November , she admitted the marriage had lasted only briefly. This act forbade any coverage of the rally after She was nominated by the New Party as a candidate for a legislative seat in Taichung but failed to be elected. Each day brings fresh allegations and comments from the people involved, and the video itself has become the holiday season's most wanted item, with people desperate to get their hands on it. Police officers investigating the case have arrested Kuo Yu-ling, a "spiritual growth instructor" and Ms Chu's former friend, as the prime suspect behind the sex video. Biography[ edit ] While a journalist of TTV World News, Chu took some photographs at a lesbian bar without disclosing it to the people featured in the images.