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Yaguchi apologizes for illicit affair


Former Morning Musume singer Mari Yaguchi, 30, has apologized for having an illicit affair. Yaguchi apologized for the misdeed on her regular TV show this week.

Josei Seven magazine reported on Tuesday that Yaguchi's husband, actor Masaya Nakamura, 27, had come home one day in February and found Yaguchi in bed with Kenzo Umeda, a 25-year-old model. Nakamura and Yaguchi have been living separately since then.

Meanwhile, Umeda has deleted his Twitter account, as well as his personal blog.

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Uh, if she needs to apologize to ANYone then it should be to her husband? She doesn't owe me or the public one. None of my business. I could care less what she does in her private life, doesn't affect me and I don't personally know her.

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Did the man apologize also? Sleeping with a married woman is also a "misdeed," isn't it?

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Hahaha, from the apology to finding the wife in bed with another dude... Classic!!

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Typical Japanese "talento" and "celeb" apology routine. Heck if politicians can get away with it and not face any consequences why should she? What she does in the privacy of her bedroom is her business and between her and her husband.


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isn't 27 enough young for her? she had to look for a 25 year-old guy... she's a cougar...

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Didn't her management 'fax' the apology to half a dozen 'media outlets' too? That's the SOP!

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Wow not something I expected from her, she was pretty much one of the more sincere talentos. How long have they been married btw? only 2 years? sjeesh.

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Is it "illict" to sleep with a married person in Japan? Sure this apology is very sincere.

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She's a whore and the husband should have given the other guy a serious arse whopping!

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Kenzo Umeda should sing this at the next Karaoke Party. Clarence Carter--I Got Caught Making Love http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpGBNSZFibo

Never believe the public persona of people in the media. We only know what they allow us to know and once the doors close... Anything can happen.

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Geeeezzzzz! Isn't it usually the other way around?

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Yaguchi apologizes for illicit affair

that doesn't make any sense. i thought the japanese can't apologize for anything.

i don't know. a lot of things don't make sense in japan...

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Nothing special, just well known, relatively good at variety TV muppetry and wealthy. Disgusting that she did it in their bed. Yuk!

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How dare Nakamura come home in the middle of the day, SHAME ON YOU.

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Unfortunately, her husband is better looking than the model. She lose. (Her husband)

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Doing it in the home is rather caddish,unless she is seeking a divorce?

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From what I saw on the news, she didn't apologize for the affair--in fact she didn't even acknowledge there was one. She just apologized for causing a ruckus among the media.

Personally, I never saw her appeal--the first with a loud, fake laugh at the slightest provocation, showing up in eyeglasses only when she's on a quiz show, just generally a phony. I'm sure any apology she does issue will be equally insincere.

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As usual in Japan, she's not sorry for the affair; she's sorry she got caught and caused a bunch of trouble. I'm sure she'll be more careful the next time she sleeps around.

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Did the man apologize also? Sleeping with a married woman is also a "misdeed," isn't it?

The model has no need to apologize. He does not have an obligation to the husband. The wife does. If the sexes were reversed, that would still be true (female model sleeping with married man). Presumably, the wife made a promise to the husband. The only promise the model made was to shag the wife rotten. Mission accomplished.

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Doesn't she have a child with Masaya?

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I remember when they were featured a few times on the news especially with their height difference, because is a very tall guy and she is so petite. And when they did a story on their home life, he laid on their small bed with his feet hanging out. He didn't fit on that bed anyway.

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I'm definitely with bass4funk on this one. Forget about the public and/or your reputation, apologize to the person who trusted you and whom you've harmed.

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And shouldn't she shave her head before apologising to show sincerity?

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Another example of how the gays are screwing up the sanctity of marriage. Oh wait, they're not gay.

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If the sexes were reversed, that would still be true (female model sleeping with married man).

That wasn't true with Mona Yamaguchi (female "tarento" sleeping with married man). She was pillared by the media and fired, but the married men were not.

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It doesn't say WHO she apologized to.

Her husband? Someone else? The people of the world?


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In my ignorant short life span, I've learned a couple things about illicit affairs. For the most part men tend to do it if they can get away with it, women tend to do it when they have no confidence in the man.

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Obviously, this "hotwife" (look it up, non-naughty people) wasn't getting what she wanted in the bedroom from hubby. Maybe he just didn't measure up in that department, and wasn't kinky enough to enjoy the cuckolding scene.

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Is it "illict" to sleep with a married person in Japan?

When that person is married to someone ELSE, then yes, it is "illicit".

Illicit (adjective):

not legally permitted or authorized; unlicensed; unlawful.

disapproved of or not permitted for moral or ethical reasons.

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She's a whore and the husband should have given the other guy a serious arse whopping!

Wow, so she was CHARGING MONEY for that time in the bed? I must have missed that part of the article.

If anybody needs a "whopping", it's the husband for not keeping her satisfied so she WOULDN'T look elsewhere. If you ignore your spouse's desires, your spouse WILL look elsewhere.

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Ouch! That must have hurt. Not sure an "apology" will be enough though. Did he kick the guys ass?

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Poor guy. I dont care how bad in bed your spouse may be, or how unable to meet your needs - you work it out or you separate. You dont shag other men (or women) and you certainly dont do it in your own bed.

Men who do this to their wives are low, but the women who do it are just as bad.

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So much for the saying "you never know what's going on behind closed doors" this article hits that bang on ( pardon the expression ) the button. Everyone mention in this article is at fault to some degree including the husband for obviously not being able to satisfy his wife's needs. None of this is anyone's business . She shouldn't have to apologize to the public for being human and going through the trials of life like everyone else out here .

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It's normal for Japanese wives to have back up plans. I heard them say it all the times.

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JT should have used this picture for this article. lol.

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Hey. This is typically poor communication between married people. He should asked her how she wanted it. result is that she finds a lover who can satisfy her, and eventually divorce. so guys talk with their partner both inside and outside of the bed, so you do not divorce because of unfaithfulness!!

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You shouldn't be with someone you can't trust.

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