Jackie Chan Walks Oscars Red Carpet With Two Pandas
Posted on March 1, 2017
Jackie Chan walked the red carpet at the 2017 Oscars. He carried two cute stuffed panda toys with him on the red carpet. The pandas wore yellow jackets, gray pants and moon boots.Jackie Chan stars in the Kung Fu Panda franchise as Monkey so there is a nod to pandas there. His upcoming films this year include Journey to China: The Mystery of Iron Mask, Bleeding Steel and The Lego Ninjago Movie.
Jackie Chan also acts as a panda ambassador for China. CNET reports that Jackie was "dubbed Chengdu Panda Ambassador by tourism authorities" at China's Chengdu Giant Panda Research and Breeding Base.
Jackie Chan told Ryan Seacrest that the plush panda toys are his "two baby boys." He also says he helped raise pandas after the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.