|Jaycee Chan in a Beijing court today and pleaded guilty to drug charges|
|He and his father Jackie Chan in happier times...|
When police busted his apartment in Beijing on August 14, the authorities found more than 100 grams of marijuana. Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung was detained at the time, and gave a tearful confession on CCTV and was given 14 days' administrative detention, while Chinese actress Li Xiaonan was also busted, but not charged. All three tested positive for weed.
Chan admitted he made his home available for drug use to Ko three times, and Li once between 2012 and last year.
"I broke the law and I should be punished," Chan said in the court. "When I'm back in the community, I won't repeat the offense because I have hurt too many people, including my family, friends, and teachers."
Teachers? Is this a school reprimand?
|Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung gives a tearful confession|
Jaycee's drug bust and conviction is a big blow to Jackie Chan's reputation, because not only is he considered a clean superstar who spends a lot of time on the mainland, he was also named an anti-narcotics ambassador in China in 2009.
Jackie Chan and his wife Lin Fengjiao did not attend the hearing, probably to avoid further media coverage.
Thus ends the soap opera of Jaycee and his drug antics. His career is probably over now -- who wants to risk casting someone whose drug bust was broadcast on TV? Hardly upstanding citizen material.
However, daddy surely has made more than enough money to keep his son covered for a long time... no?