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Actor Jackie Chan 'Ashamed' About Son's Drug Arrest

Hong Kong actor Jaycee Chan reacts during an interview at a premiere of his new film " Break up club " in Hong Kong Monday, June 14, 2010.
Hong Kong actor Jaycee Chan reacts during an interview at a premiere of his new film " Break up club " in Hong Kong Monday, June 14, 2010.
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Kungfu film star Jackie Chan has apologized for his son's arrest in China last week on drug charges.

In a blog post on Wednesday, the martial arts master said he was "enraged" and "disappointed" with son Jaycee Chan, 31.

"You’ve done something wrong and you have to be responsible for the consequences," Jackie Chan publicly wrote to his son.

Police in Beijing took the younger Chan into custody on August 14, along with Taiwanese actor Kai Ko, also known as Ko Chen-tung. More than 100 grams of marijuana were found in Chan's home.

Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports he is charged with "accommodating suspected drug users."

According to Xinhua, drug-related arrests are up 72 percent over last year as officials crack down on dealers.

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by: Frankie Fook-lun Leung from: Los Angeles
August 29, 2014 6:33 PM
I was interviewed by Voice of America Chinese news on this subject. You can hear my actual voice.


by: Frankie Fook-lun Leung from: Los Angeles
August 27, 2014 11:27 PM
It is rumored that Jackie Chan sided with the wrong gang in Beijing and that gang lost power in the struggle. Hence Jackie Chan became a victim of the struggle and lost out to the opposing winning gang. The lesson for jackie Chan: don't be too cocky even if you are the idol in the eyes of some in power. They are using you until such time you either lose value or they lose power.


by: Frankie Fook-lun Leung from: Los Angeles
August 22, 2014 12:40 PM
Jackie Chan is a shoe-shiner boy for China, making outrageous statements angering Hong Kong and Taiwan people. Now China gave him no face and arrested his son. If he were smart, he would reflect. I don't think he will.

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