Recent Photo of Jet Li Sparks Concern for His Health

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Jet Li is one of the most celebrated martial artists in Hollywood, but it looks like it's time for him to put his action days behind him. A new photo of Li in Tibet has come out, and it has worried a lot of fans because it seems to make Li older and frailer than his actual age which is 55-years-old.

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As per the Hollywood Reporter, Li had come out in 2013 to be afflicted with hyperthyroidism, and it's been said that he was told by the doctors to stop doing action movies because of the strain on his body. For now, Li has been more focused on doing charity work, even starting The One Foundation back in 2007.

Some people actually have come in defense of Lee to say that the actor is healthier than he look in the photo. Fangoria's Phile Nobile Jr. for example, had this to say about Li's condition:


For now, Li is set to star in Disney's upcoming live-action adaptation of Mulan which is set to come out in 2020. Li is set to play the elderly emperor in the film, so we shouldn't be concerned if he has to do some serious action for this movie.

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