http://www.sina.com.cn 2007年05月10日 15:34
S: Can your family picture what's you're doing here in China?
B: What is my family thinking of what I'm doing in China? My family is really supportive about what I'm doing here. My little brothers and sisters feel like I'm the coolest the person in the world. They are like my brother is a Chinese pop star. They go to run to talk their friends, like my big brother is a celebrity in China. And they think it is cool, my Mom and Dad are just really supportive.
S: But why China?
S: Why China? I love China, I think I have the 缘分 with China. Every morning I wake up here, I just feel happy, and grateful to be here, you know, I love the language, I love the food, I love the people, and I think that the Chinese market is amazing, I think it is a lot of potential in China.
S: Is that related to your previous Chinese study experience?
B: Yes, definitely I worked in Australia for two years, and I got to work there with a lot of Chinese-Speaking people, and so I found the culture and knew the language and everything about China.
S: What make you believe that you can be very successful here in China?
B: I've always had a lot of confidence in myself, and ever since I was young, my parents always said, Benji, you can be whoever you want to be, you can do whatever you want to do. And I always believe that, and so it doesn't matter what I decide to do, I know that I'll be successful doing now. So I decide my heart to be successful in China, then I'm going to be successful in China because I'm just who I am.
S: when did you start to have the dream of becoming a pop star?
B: Ever since I was a little kid. I'd always love to sing.
S: How young? How little?
B: maybe 8 years old? 8, 9, or 10.When I moved to England, I really started to fall in love with singing. I made my little sister put on concerts with me in our house, just for my parents, my brothers and sisters, so we sing for our family.
S: What did they do for you?
B: What did they do for me? They clapped, I don't know.
S: you were doing the solo, I guess.
B: My sister would be my backup singer? no, she was the star with me, my family is very talented family, my younger sister back who's 22, she and I were both performers together for The Young Ambassadors of Brigham Young University, since I came to China two years ago, my younger brother Peter who is 16 is an phenomenal singer, he is amazing, so good.
S: Did you hear a lot of positive news or information about China before coming over here?
B: Yeah, I guess. Before I came to China, I had some friends from China, and I know here from them, they love China and also in America we always read newspaper news:/p/and hear about on the news and hear there's so much going on in the China, It's just the place to be.
S: What you guys learn about China in your newspapers?
B: In our newspapers we hear about everything, we hear about 超女，.
S: What do you call it?
B: Super Girl. We hear about super girl, and we hear about the stock market here, we hear about business in China, we hear about lots of things.