Jackie Chan on son’s arrest: I am ashamed and disappointed

Jackie_Chan Following his son Jaycee Chan’s arrest, Jackie Chan has spoken about the incident and apologized to the public.

32-year-old Jaycee was detained by police last Thursday after testing positive for marijuana. The Hong Kong movie star says he is ashamed and heartbroken over his son’s detention on drug-related charges.

“First of all, I’d like to thank everyone for your care and concerns. The recent news about my son, Jaycee, is very shocking and the impact it has caused on society is heartbreaking,” Jackie wrote on his microblog.

“When I first heard the news, I was absolutely enraged. As a public figure, I feel very ashamed; as his dad, I’m very sad and disappointed. But the person who feels heartbroken the most is his mom. I hope our younger generation will learn from Jaycee’s mistake and stay far away from drug abuse.”

jackieThe actor also added: “I would like to take this opportunity and say to Jaycee: you’ve done something wrong and you have to be responsible for the consequences. I’m your dad and I’ll always be with you. We will face the road ahead of us together.

“I should also take some of this responsibility because as his dad, I didn’t teach him well. Therefore, on behalf of Jaycee and myself, I extend our deepest apologies to everyone for the negative impact this has caused on society. Thank you.”

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