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Jackie Chan dined with two stars. Hong Kong is not amused

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Jackie Chan wearing a hat © EPA/Dan Himbrechts

Taiwanese megastar Jay Chou and X Japan leader Yoshiki are facing a backlash for hanging out with Jackie Chan.

Chou and Yoshiki were panned on social media by their fans after they shared pictures of themselves having dinner with Chan on Wednesday.

While the Hong Kong-born actor is widely adored globally for his kung-fu movies, Chan is spurned by many at home in Hong Kong for being pro-Beijing and dismissive toward the city's aspiration for democracy.

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