Jackie: I'm very sad and disappointed

The pain and anxiety that action movie star Jackie Chan and former Taiwanese actress Lin Feng-jiao must be feeling as parents is hard to imagine.

Their son, actor and singer Jaycee, 32, was arrested in Beijing on Aug 14 on drug-related charges.

Jaycee, who grew up in Los Angeles, has appeared in some 20 films, most of them low-budget Hong Kong and Chinese productions.

His father, Jackie, wrote on his official website of his pain: "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 mum."

Jackie, 60, who served as a goodwill spokesman for the China National Anti-Drug Committee in 2009, said his son has done something wrong and must face the consequences.

He said: "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."

He also hoped that the "younger generation will learn from Jaycee's mistake and stay far away from drug abuse".

Former actress Lin witnessed her son being led away in handcuffs by the police, reported Hong Kong's Apple Daily last week.


Citing unnamed sources, the report also said she was "petrified" but recovered to call her husband, who was overseas.

Police also detained Kai Ko, a 23-year-old Taiwanese actor, during the raid in Beijing.

Jaycee was detained after police found more than 100g of cannabis at his home in Beijing, according to China's media. Both men tested positive for marijuana, it was reported.

Under Chinese law, Jaycee could face three years in jail, reported CNN.