22 May '11, 2am

PA movie screening pulls in the crowd, but the real star of the night turns out to be Yam Ah Mee

PA movie screening pulls in the crowd, but the real star of the night turns out to be Yam Ah Mee

Mr Yam Ah Mee (right) posing for photos with fans at a movie screening last night at East Coast Park. -- ST PHOTOS: TED CHEN View more photos Shrek had big competition for attention at a movie screening on Saturday night at East Coast Park. The arrival of Mr Yam Ah Mee, chief executive director of the People's Association (PA), which hosted the event, drew applause and cheers from the crowd. The civil servant, who is Singapore's Returning Officer, became an overnight star after his monotone, straight-faced delivery of the May 7 General Election results on television. Videos from that night were remixed into dance tracks which went viral on the Internet. Various Facebook pages, including his personal page, drew tens of thousands of fans and friends. It is a base that Mr Yam, 53, said he would use to help publicise PA activities. He did that recently when he parodied himself...

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