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Jan 12 - Actor Jackie Chan calls U.S. ‘most corrupt’ country in the world


 Jan 12 - Actor Jackie Chan calls U.S. ‘most corrupt’ country in the world
topic by evici1 - 01-12-2013, 05:21 PM - Boxden > BX Daily Bugle - news and headlines





Hong Kong action hero Jackie Chan has once again provoked criticism, this time from an American blogger, after suggesting on Chinese television that the US is the “most corrupt” country in the world.

“When you talk about corruption — the whole world, is there corruption in the United States? The most corrupt in the world!” the Rush Hour star, who has made headlines recently for his controversial views, told Phoenix TV last month.

Chan reaffirmed his view after the show’s host questioned him — “Of course! Where did the great breakdown come from? The world, the United States started it,” Chan said, referring to the financial crisis and gesticulating as he spoke.

His comments were rebuked Thursday by Max Fisher, a foreign affairs blogger for the Washington Post, who called them “anti-American” rhetoric that was rooted in China’s insecurity.

“To the degree that Chan’s comments were anti-American, they likewise reflect a common Chinese view of the United States, one that is rooted not just in attitudes toward America but in China’s proud but sometimes insecure view of itself,” Fisher said.

Jackie Chan also said China is a relatively young country, where in the first half of its history it was “bullied by so many people”, and that it only achieved “real success” in the past decade.

“Our country’s leaders admit they are corrupted, etcetera. We are improving — I can see our country is constantly improving and learning,” he said, adding that everyone is making an issue out of China because it is “powerful” now.

Chan, who is known for his martial arts skills and daring stunt work, sparked criticism in Hong Kong, which was returned to China in 1997, after he reportedly told a Chinese magazine last December that protest in the city should be restricted.

In the same interview, he said that he was bullied by Hong Kong triads and had to hide in the United States. He also said he needed to carry a gun everyday to protect himself, leading to a police investigation.
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76 comments for "Jan 12 - Actor Jackie Chan calls U.S. ‘most corrupt’ country in the world"


 01-12-2013, 05:34 PMaway - #2
Gatorfan2611 8 heat pts

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i think our hypocrisy is the worst part about us but i wouldnt say most corrupt. i aint mad tho
 01-12-2013, 05:37 PMaway - #3
King Kusanagi 31 heat pts31

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Good read
 01-12-2013, 06:04 PMaway - #4
Spiffy 34 heat pts34

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co-sign
 01-12-2013, 06:12 PMaway - #5
nightmare 420 heat pts420

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cant knock someone for feeling that way
 01-12-2013, 08:02 PMaway - #6
albemarle 2 heat pts

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the USA is corrupt but yet he hiding over here from the Triads trying to extort him, lol
 01-12-2013, 08:05 PMaway - #7
Phuck Yiu 21 heat pts21

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hes got a point but i dont know about most corrupt, more like top 5. smh at the ni##a

calling jackie anti american.
 01-12-2013, 08:08 PMaway - #8
knowughetto 9 heat pts

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Jackie Chan is a smart man..
 01-12-2013, 08:10 PMaway - #9
Kadillac87 197 heat pts197

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He wasn't saying that when he was getting that Rush Hour money
 01-12-2013, 08:16 PMonline - #10
UpTownBronx92 218 heat pts218

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Originally Posted by albemarle
the USA is corrupt but yet he hiding over here from the Triads trying to extort him, lol
triads are trying to extort him?

seriously??
 01-12-2013, 08:17 PMaway - #11
kidd247 5 heat pts

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U ain't neva tell no lie, U ain't Neva tell no lie
 01-12-2013, 08:19 PMaway - #12
PseuDEEnym 2 heat pts

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I agree, maybe not most corrupt but the leaders of our country try to act innocent.
 01-12-2013, 08:22 PMaway - #13
Patrick Galooly 7 heat pts

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Look at y'all down on y'all knees sucking little Asian c#ck. America #### yeah!
 01-12-2013, 08:31 PMaway - #14
ManWithoutFear! 2 heat pts

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This ni##a aint no real Kung Fu muthafuhka. Totin' heat huh Jackie?
Bruce Lee rollin' over in his grave.
Go practice your roundhouse kicks lil' ni##a.
 01-12-2013, 08:37 PMaway - #15
Leezee 

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We have the ability to be a lil more corrupt because this is free country with free enterprise. Corruption naturally comes with the territory. Not too much wiggle room when u live in a COMMUNIST COUNTRY!!
 01-12-2013, 09:15 PMaway - #16
monrowe 3 heat pts

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i like that the defense we have is oh but why you taking our money.. ..we have this impression that outsiders cant speak on the country..unlike lets say piers morgan .. jackie chan has thrived in our country and all over the world . he is appreciated here and i think he is a figure that you can say has no agenda and making a point that he has seen first hand .

is he right you damn skip he right do i care ? not a single #### ...
 01-12-2013, 09:16 PMaway - #17
GrindPOWER$ 257 heat pts257

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everybody is entitled to a opinion.
 01-12-2013, 09:27 PMaway - #18
Kokujin Kotei|m 12 heat pts12

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Originally Posted by ManWithoutFear!
This ni##a aint no real Kung Fu muthafuhka. Totin' heat huh Jackie?
Bruce Lee rollin' over in his grave.
Go practice your roundhouse kicks lil' ni##a.
Who the #### goes around karate kicking gang members?
Shut that #### up
 01-12-2013, 09:32 PMaway - #19
ManWithoutFear! 2 heat pts

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Originally Posted by Kokujin Kotei
Who the #### goes around karate kicking gang members?
Shut that #### up
Laugh muthafuhka.

You a lil' too goddamn serious. Slow it down just a tad bit ok little buddy?!
 01-12-2013, 09:50 PMaway - #20
~ KiLLa KaZi ~ 

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lol every country that lets tha international bankers milk their people is corrupt lol..
 
 


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