Jackie Chan Anti-americanism Revealed In ‘Most Corrupt Country in the World’ Remark
Jackie Chan has landed in hot water after a video of the star surfaced where he can be seen making anti-Americanism comments.
The action movie star who has reportedly made over $ 130 Million dollars with comical and action packed movies such as Police Story and Rush Hour did an interview on Phoenix TV in December of 2012 where he talked about how China had evolved as a country, president Barack Obama, the president of the People’s Republic Chin Hu Jintao’s great reforms and took the opportunity to call America the most corrupt country in the world.
While he was at it he slammed Hong Kong by stating that it was a “city of protest” where people have too much rights.
During his appearance on the Chinese Television show (where he was supposed to be promoting a new film) he also explained that China was the best and the strongest nation on earth and went on to say that America is to be blamed for the world’s financial crisis:
“The New China…The real success has been made in the past dozen of years. Our country’s president also admits they have the corruption problem, and some other stuff, but we are making progress. What I can see is our country is continuously making progress and learning,
“If you talk about corruption, the entire world, the United States…America is the most corrupt in the world.Of course. Where does this Great Breakdown [financial crisis] come from? It started exactly from the world, the United States,”
Mr Chan Kong-sang who is being slammed for being ungrateful to the country that made him wealthy and famous – is well known for making incendiary remarks.
In 2004 he called Vice President of the Republic of China Annette Lu the biggest joke in the world.
In 2009 he stated that Chinese people needed to be controlled and should not be given too much freedom.