Adopting and Raising the Male Lead and the Villain - Chapter 280
If this was someone else, then Wei Jie would probably be happy. However, because it was Li Jinyuan, Wei Jie was a bit worried.
“Mr. Li, we already have enough publicity and money. You can rest during breaks. If you have anything you’d like to do, then you should boldly do it and relax.”
“Something I like…” Li Jinyuan smiled. “What a shame, I can’t do it yet. And how do I have enough money? I’m still far behind Huo Chengming.”
“… Why must you always compare yourself with Mr. Huo?” Wei Jie was taken aback.
The smile on Li Jinyuan’s face deepened. “When animals are seeking mates, they always show their best side. Peacocks spread open their tails and lions fight. What do you think?”
What do I think?
Wei Jie was frozen in place, his brain buzzing. How could he respond?
He was also afraid to respond.
Afraid that if he responded, the guesses in his mind would be affirmed.
Wei Jie could only awkwardly smile.
Instead, it was the assistant who interrupted, “It turns out that Brother Li has someone you like? Whom Mr. Huo also likes?”
The smile on Li Jinyuan’s face faded. “Yes.”
The assistant’s eyes flashed but said nothing.
But that night, as Li Jinyuan was driving to return to the villa, intending to give Zhong Yuhuan a surprise, he received several friend requests from strangers on WeChat.
They all had nicknames. Clicking on their profile, they were all somewhat popular female stars. However, Li Jinyuan had very little interaction with them. At most, he would meet them on different occasions and they would greet each other politely.
Many aspects in the circle required one to maintain contacts, so although Li Jinyuan felt like those requests were strange, he was polite and accepted all of them.
After accepting, he didn’t care what the other side sent and simply closed his phone and entered the villa.
“Where’s the young lady?” he asked the maid.
“Young lady has already gone to bed.”
Li Jinyuan adjusted his collar and slowly walked upstairs. When he was in front of Zhong Yuhuan’s bedroom door, he instantly saw Huo Chengming.
The two had always been at odds with each other, so when they noticed each other, they could only coldly glance at the other. Not to mention the feeling of holding back their anger when they thought about how the other had similar thoughts as themselves.
“You’re too impatient,” Huo Chengming coldly said.
“With that thing in front, aren’t you impatient?” Li Jinyuan replied.
The “thing” referred to Wen Yongchen.
Huo Chengming, who was well-dressed, had a calm expression on his face. “Don’t expose it too fast.”
“It’s hard to say who will be exposed first.”
He was good at going around the line of death, but Huo Chengming would leak everything if he didn’t hold back.
Huo Chengming didn’t respond and left first. However, he began to unconsciously ponder.
If… he exposed everything… and laid everything out without hiding anything but was met with Zhong Yuhuan’s direct refusal without any leeway…
What should he do?
The light in Huo Chengming’s eyes moved.
From light to dark.
Then… he’ll use everything he can to keep her.
Thinking to there, Huo Chengming actually had faint hope that everything would be completely exposed earlier.
As expected, he wasn’t a good person.
Huo Chengming laughed self-deprecatingly.
Li Jinyuan really asked Zhong Yuhuan about the reality show.
“Me and you there together?” Zhong Yuhuan exclaimed in surprise.
Li Jinyuan nodded. “The payment isn’t bad.”
Zhong Yuhuan shook her head. “It’s not like I need the money.”
Li Jinyuan’s hand paused.
So the problem was that. He never knew how to please her. She already had all the things that most people would never have. She understood how to be satisfied and could easily get happiness from it.
But his only happiness was her.
Li Jinyuan helplessly said, “Huanhuan can accompany Huo Chengming to his company every day but can’t accompany me alone to record a reality show?”
Zhong Yuhuan shook her head and said firmly, “It’s not the same thing. If you really want to, then I will visit you when you are publicizing something in the future.”
Li Jinyuan pursed his lips with a slightly dejected expression. “I don’t want to trouble Huanhuan either, but this show is in a two-person cooperation model… The plan that my agency told me to do is to bring a newbie with me. But in the future, I will definitely be bound by that person and be hyped in a CP with her, and I won’t be able to escape from it for at least a year. If she wants to suck my blood, I can’t do anything but let her suck it.
“Everyone participating is either dating, married, or family. Right now, other than Huanhuan, I don’t know who else I can ask.”
When the male lead is dejected, who would be able to refuse?
Zhong Yuhuan bit her lips, inspiration suddenly striking. “… You can ask Huo Chengming!”
Li Jinyuan: “…”
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