Is Japanese celeb in hiding amid extra-marital affair scandal?

8 June 2013 / 3 years 4 months ago

Yaguchi Mari got her start as a singer in pop group Morning Musume in the late nineties, and has since enjoyed a successful career as a musician, actress, and TV personality.However, she’s been better known in the media lately for her scandalous personal life, after Josei Seven magazine revealed on May 21 that her celebrity husband Masaya Nakamura found her in bed with a model named Kenzo Umeda, reported Asianbite.According to Japanese media reports, rumours are abound that Nakamura's suspicions may have been arose after he constantly came home to new bed sheets, while he was also rumoured to have asked Umeda to kneel in front of him when he was caught.He has also reportedly filed for divorce since then.When Mari Yaguchi missed a regular live TV appearance on May 24, citing poor health, she drew scornful reactions from both her fellow TV personality Ariyoshi Hiroiki and from the Internet world.We’ve recently seen other examples of how unforgiving Japanese netizens can be when it comes to celebrities with questionable morals, and now Yaguchi is receiving the same treatment.The convenient timing of her “poor health‘ as a way of avoiding her public humiliation is a little too good to be true, and while the media may have accepted her excuse, netizens aren’t buying it.

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