SKE48's Matsui Rena lashes out at general manager for firing team mate

30 April 2013 / 3 years 6 months ago

Junior member Matsui Rena's outburst at AKB48's general manager Togasaki after his surprise announcement that Kitahara Rie would be dropped from SKE48 has been the subject of much buzz online.In front of an audience of 10,000, Rena, a junior member, snapped at Togasaki, now the general manager of AKB48 Group, asking him to clarify Rie's position within the groupTogasaki however, completely ignored her.After that, Rena and other SKE members asked Togasaki again, urging him to give them a clear answer. Togasaki finally said "No, she won’t be a member of SKE48 anymore." His surprise announcement drew tears and shocked gasps from the band and the audience.Check out the gallery for more pictures of SKE48.

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