25 Jan '11, 11am

make him do NS Awesome! Kung fu star Jet Li becomes Singaporean citizen

SINGAPORE (AFP) - – Chinese kung fu superstar Jet Li publicly confirmed on Tuesday that he has become a Singaporean citizen, saying he wants 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 the strict island-republic. "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 Singapor...

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