25 Jan '11, 10am

Kungfu star Jet Li confirms he is now Singaporean

Kungfu star Jet Li confirms he is now Singaporean

SINGAPORE - Chinese kungfu superstar Jet Li publicly confirmed Tuesday that he had become a Singaporean citizen, saying he wanted his children to receive a bilingual education in the city-state. Li -- whose film accolades include Hollywood blockbusters "The Expendables" and "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor" -- said his decision was also influenced by the absence of paparazzi in Singapore. "My children can have good bilingual education with social stability, and my children will not be harassed by journalists and reporters," he said in Mandarin. Li, who was in Singapore to attend a philanthropy conference, also expressed amusement at the massive public interest in his latest migration. "This is funny because I have been holding a US passport and staying in the United States for 20 years, nobody said anything about it. Now I come to Singapore, everybody seems to be cur...

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