When actress Jeanette Aw opened her bakery in May, it was a huge success with throngs of fans lining up to get a taste of her delicious bakes. However, popularity can come with a price. In an Instagram post on August 7, the 42-year-old star lamented about the difficulties she was facing as a baker-owner.
“Once Upon A Time was conceptualised by me. From interior look to paintings on the wall,” she wrote. “This was envisioned as a place of joy, where I shared this joy with all of you through my bakes. But I guess in this real world, joy and kindness are very easily drowned out.”
Aw, who completed a patisserie course at Le Cordon Bleu Tokyo in 2019, continued: “After pushing limits for the entire month, the body just decided to give way. Mentally and physically.