Shane Pow was hospitalised after he was assaulted at a new nightclub at Marina Bay Sands, Marquee Singapore, on Saturday.

Channel 8 News reported that the 28-year-old, who is managed by broadcaster Mediacorp’s The Celebrity Agency, bumped into a fellow patron at the club and accidentally spilled a drink on the patron’s shoes.

A Mediacorp statement said: “Despite Shane’s apologies, he was assaulted and had to be treated for his injuries.”

Shane was in the company of his girlfriend Kimberly Wang, a 987 FM radio presenter, and other friends.


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The police said that it was alerted to a case of rash act causing hurt at Marina Bay Sands on Saturday at 2.08am. Investigations are ongoing.

Shane was taken to the Singapore General Hospital and later transferred to another hospital. He was discharged on Sunday.

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Shane, who was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Mind Matters (2018) at this year’s Star Awards, did not attend the ceremony on Sunday night.

The filming of police drama C.L.I.F. 5, which Shane is involved in, has already begun and will not be affected by Shane’s injuries.


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Shane was first discovered at the Singapore Manhunt finals in 2011 and later became a full-time artist.

He is one of Mediacorp’s Eight Dukes, a term used to refer to the eight most promising young actors of local television.

Image: Shane’s Instagram
Text: Jan Lee / The Straits Times / April 2019