source: orientaldaily.com.hk Recently confirmed to be diagnosed with cervical cancer, the "ever-changing diva" Anita Mui, passed away in Yeung Wo Hospital in Hong Kong. She was 40. According to sources, Anita's condition got worse after filming a cosmetics commercial in Japan. Soon after the filming, she went to Yeung Wo Hospital for treatment. She was in a short coma starting from a few days ago. Last night, as soon as her ailing illness spreaded in the news, her good friends and disciples quickly went to the hospital. Her "godbrother" Nicholas Tse went into a halt from his promotion in Shenzhen City and rushed (yeah...he drove fast again) to the hospital to visit her. Last night, Anita's assistant Marianne came to deny these rumours but her reddened eyes couldn't hide the fact that she was crying beforehand. (translation: tinlunlau) Anita Mui passed away due to illness, funeral home discussing funeral plans (30/12 Tuesday 04:43) Singer/Actress Anita Mui passed away due to cervical cancer, causing the functions of her lungs to undergo loss of control around 2:50am (hong kong time) in Yeung Woh Hospital. She was 40 years old. Around 30 to 40 friends in the entertainment industry including Jackie Chan, Alan Tam, Eric Tsang and etc visited her for one last time before she died. Funeral plans are being discussed at the moment and will be revealed once they are decided. Jackie Chan said that before Anita got a visit with all of her friends before passing away and left peacefully. Eric Tsang said when her illness got worse, she left with a smile. Alan Tam stated that Hong Kong is in a tough situation and hopes that his film and music fans will be able to learn to have Anita's determination. (translation: tinlunlau) For the uninitiated, Anita Mui is known stateside in movies with Jackie Chan's "Rumble In the Bronx" as Elaine, and in "Legend of the Drunken Master" as Jackie's stepmother.