Fa­ther sells son in quest for star­dom

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - NATION DIGEST -

Po­lice in Chengdu de­tained a man for sell­ing his baby son. The fa­ther con­fessed to sell­ing the 4-month-old, say­ing he needed money to sing in a TV tal­ent show, Yangtze Evening News re­ported on Thurs­day. The man, who had dreamed of be­com­ing a star, be­came ob­sessed with the pro­gram Su­per Boy on Hu­nan TV and ap­plied to take part, spend­ing more than 8,000 yuan ($1,320) in the process.

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