TV personality Caiya Kawasaki, 50, gave the press more than they bargained for this week at an event to publicize the Japanese release of the movie "The Lincoln Lawyer."
The movie tells the story of a sleazy lawyer working out of his car, who has a crisis of conscience when he is called upon to represent a wealthy client who rapes a prostitute and has a foolproof plan to beat the system.
Reporters at the event, however, had more than the movie on their minds. Caiya and husband Mayo Kawasaki hit gossip columns recently when it was reported that the couple, who have been living separately for years, were both engaging in extramarital affairs, TV Asahi reported.
When Caiya was asked if she and Kawasaki had consulted a lawyer after the rumors surfaced, she replied curtly, "No, because I didn't cheat. I lent that man my parking space and in return he walked my dog. That's it," according to TV Asahi.
She was then asked about Kawasaki's public dalliances, to which she responded, "It's important for me to forgive. People aren't perfect."
"The Lincoln Lawyer" opens nationwide on July 14.© Japan Today