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    Jackie Chan Breaks Silence After Son Jaycee Chan's Drug Arrest: "I Feel Very Ashamed"

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    Jackie Chan is speaking out after his son, Jaycee Chan, was arrested in a Beijing drug bust last week.

    The martial arts legend posted a heartfelt statement on his website, thanking fans for their support and well wishes as well as apologizing on behalf of his son.

    "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," the movie star shared.

    "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."

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    Jackie then went on to send a message to his 31-year-old son, saying, "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."

    He continued, "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."

    Local media reported yesterday that Jaycee was detained after police said he tested positive for marijuana and confessed to taking the drug.

    If convicted, Jaycee could face up to three years in prison.

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