Jet Li the Chinese superstar became trending when a photo of him circulated online.
A Twitter post from a fan that had the image of the actor caught the attention of many netizens . In the said photo, Jet Li looked frail and older though he’s just 55 y.o.
The caption mentioned that the martial art star is suffering from “hyperthyroidism and spinal problems”.
Many of Jet Li’s followers expressed concerns on the actor’s health condition. One Twitter comment said -“Jackie Chan and Jet Li were like Gods to me when I was little. It’s so sad to see Li like this,”
It has been years when Li was last seen on movies. He was very popular for his Hollywood action movies like”Romeo Must Die” ,”Lethal Weapon 4,” and “The Mummy”.
Last 2013, the Beijing-born actor admitted that he was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism in 2010. His management also said that Li has heart condition as well as trouble standing for long periods of time due to injuries attained on movie sets to his legs and spine.
Steven Chasman, Li’s manager clarified the speculations in a USA Today interview saying –
“We appreciate everyone’s concern. But Jet is completely fine…There’s nothing wrong with him. There’s no life-threatening illness. He’s in great shape.”
So, apparently, Jet Li is suffering from “hyperthyroidism and spinal problems” and this is him now ❤😓: pic.twitter.com/Ss0W2EL96D
— simón (@StxNaty) May 19, 2018