Alleged photos of an aging Jet Li recently surfaced online and had his fans alarmed over the health condition of the famous Chinese martial artist.
The man in the said photo has the same shaved head and is also sporting eyeglasses, similar to the one worn by the famous artist but appears to be looking fragile, sparking rumors that the health of the action star has gone from bad to worse.
However, Jet Li, himself, addressed the said issue through a Facebook post to assure his fans that he is feeling and doing great, amidst growing concern about his health. He also thanked everyone who expressed their concern for him, adding that he is excited to share with everyone all the projects he had been working on.
Jet Li’s manager, Steven Chasman clarified the rumors and said that the photo was taken at the wrong angle and at the wrong time of the day, which made the actor look frail. He further added that though he has been dealing with hyperthyroidism for almost 10 years now, the actor’s health is still in excellent condition.
The actor has been diagnosed with an overactive thyroid in 2010 and doctors have warned him in 2013 that he might end up in a wheelchair if he continues making physically-demanding films.