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JC Chasez saves baby on beach

Former 'N Sync star Jc Chasez has been hailed a hero for saving a baby from a dangerous umbrella on a beach in Florida on New Year's Day (01Jan12).

The singer rushed to help the tot after a helicopter flew close to Miami Beach and sent a number of parasols into the air.

Chasez reportedly grabbed one umbrella before it struck the child.

The incident was confirmed by a security team at the nearby Fontainebleau Hotel and a source tells New York Post gossip column PageSix the star was "sweet and humble" about his heroic actions.