Jaycee Chan, son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan has been arrested in Beijing on drug related charges, along with his friend, 23-year-old Taiwanese movie star Kai Ko Chen-tung and other suspects. Beijing police confirmed on Monday, that they uncovered more than 100 grams of marijuana in Mr Chan’s home during a buy-bust operation. In addition, both actors tested positive and admitted using drugs. Jaycee Chan arrested news has caused a media sensation across Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China becoming the latest high-profile celebrities to be ensnared in one of China’s biggest anti-drug crackdowns.

Jaycee Chan Arrested

Jaycee Chan Arrested on Drug Charges.

According to news agencies, the 32-year-old younger Chan could face up to three years in prison or worse, execution if convicted. After the news of detention of Mr. Chan and Mr. Ko follows an announcement, that 42 entertainment and performance agencies had struck an agreement, organized by the Beijing Trade Association for Performances, to reject celebrities who take drugs.

Jaycee Chan, who was brought up in Los Angeles and is also known as Fang Zuming, followed his father, Jackie Chan in the entertainment industry but did not accomplish anything but failures, while his friend Kai Ko Chen-tung is particular in achieving popularity among younger audiences for his roles in “You Are the Apple of My Eye” and the “Tiny Times” franchise.

Meanwhile, Jackie Chan apologized to the public over his son’s detention on drug charges in Beijing, saying he’s ashamed and saddened. He wrote on his microblog that Jaycee Chan would have to face the consequences of his actions, but that they would do so together. He wrote, “Regarding this issue with my son Jaycee, I feel very angry and very shocked. As a public figure, I’m very ashamed. As a father, I’m heartbroken.”

This is really a heartbreaking situation. In 2009, China named Jackie Chan an anti-drug ambassador, while Ko was part of an anti-drug campaign two years ago, CCTV reported, showing footage of the campaign in which he joins other celebrities in a chorus declaring: “I don’t use drugs.” It’s really hurting for a parent to see the disgraced actions of his children. It only proves that no matter how hard we strive for our children, the result will not always be positive. So always pray for them.

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