Chinese veteran actor and martial artist Jet Li Lianjie made a rare post with his family for his birthday over the weekend, wishing everyone around the world well during the health crisis.
The 57-year-old actor thanked those who wished him well on his birthday, but in return, he wished for the world to heal as everyone continues to fight COVID-19, according to AsiaOne.
“Thank you all so much for all of the birthday wishes,” Li said. “This year, I wish that the world heals and is able to come together as one during our fight against #covid-19. I also wish that you are all happy and healthy. I am so grateful to be safely in quarantine with my family.”
Li’s daughters, Jada and Jane, also greeted their father on social media, sharing a few pictures of them with the Chinese superstar.
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Happy birthday Dad💗 When I was a kid every night before bed, you’d pick me up and carry me on your shoulders. I’d always laugh as you paraded me around the house chanting and singing. I thought the world of you. Twenty years later, you are still equally loving, gentle and silly. You have not aged in spirit. Although you don’t carry me around physically anymore, I always know you are there for me and I think the world of you. How lucky I am to call you my father, but also my mentor and one of my best friends. I hope that I will be as kind, strong and wise as you are someday. And with all my heart I hope you achieve everything you wish to achieve in life and beyond—you deserve only the best😘 #happybirthday #❤️ #quarantinebirthday #likefatherlikedaughter
However, social media users were surprised to see his wife, Nina Li Chi, in the photos he posted. Nina reportedly was not fond of the spotlight and prefers to stay out of it.
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