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Leah Dizon and Bun take showbiz insiders by surprise

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Japan-based American singer Leah Dizon, 22, announced her marriage and pregnancy during her concert on October 15. The announcement must have come as a shock not only to her fans but also to showbiz insiders.

“I noticed that her agent had been carefully choosing jobs for her over the last two months,” says an insider. “They must have known about her pregnancy.”

Other TV insiders noted changes in her behavior. A TV producer says, “When we went to a shrine in Osaka to shoot her promotional video, Dizon suddenly got excited about charms for a safe childbirth in front of a lot of strangers. When someone asked her if she would like to have a baby, her translator looked displeased. He must have known about her pregnancy.”

The surprise announcement also hit the advertising industry. “She was still being groomed as an entertainer and I think she could have got more offers for TV commercials in the next five years,” says an advertising insider. “I'd say her agency has lost at least 500 million yen in product endorsements due to her marriage and pregnancy.”

Meanwhile, the background of Dizon's husband Bun, who is a 29-year-old stylist, is also the subject of controversy among insiders. “He is an ex-boyfriend of Japan-based South Korean singer BoA,” says one. “He and BoA were photographed by a tabloid magazine when they were in a park at night. In the photo, they seemed to be kissing. Bun is really a big hit with girls. Maybe it's because he resembles Johnny Depp.”

At her press conference last week, Dizon asked her fans: “Please don't leave me.” But insiders actually think she should worry more about her husband than her fans. (Translated by Taro Fujimoto)

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That's a pretty crude way to describe her baby...

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Shame on you, Leah for costing the agency money!

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Should probably be in entertainment news rather than features, like the previous stories about her and her pregnancy.

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Altria - how is her baby being described?

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Bun looks like Jonny when he's wearing his HAT,which he wasn't wearing when he sould have!! BOA got lucky and escaped the sperm bath!!

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Look at how the smile reaches her eyes... oh wait, it doesn't -.-

She stated in an interview that she wanted to have kids when she was in her 30s, and that they decided to get married immediatly after she found out she was pregnant :3

Am I the only one who thinks it's sad that she's been in Japan for almost three years, and still needs a translator?

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She looks rough in that photo. Are the early pregnancy hormonal changes hitting her hard? Has she suddenly realized she sabotaged her career? Did the penny drop that Bun is a sleaze?

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I really need to stay away from these Leah Dizon stories, they make me laugh so hard and I always fall off my chair.

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What has she done to her hair? Black's a bit rare. Looks like an Ashlee Simpson job.

Am I the only one who thinks it's sad that she's been in Japan for almost three years, and still needs a translator?

Most foreigners in Japan need a translator, even after 3 years. The ones who don't are usually Chinese or Korean.

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this picture makes Leah have the look of "Oh god what have I gotten myself into???"

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This is attention grabbing press release 3 in the past 1-2 weeks? My god.

Enough of her. Please stop it. Now.

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The picture is funny. Please guys, please don't forget about me. If you do I might actually have to stay married to this scummy guy.

And Johnny Deep? Are these folks crazy? He looks like a greasy rat!

Can't say I feel sorry for her. Saw her on MTV and she has zero personality. Mind you, what do I expect from any "Talento/singer" in Japan??

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tmarie - You certainly are expecting too much if you are wanting personality from your J-tarento.

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I dunno, some of the tarentos make me laugh.

And have you actually heard her speak in Japanese? She isn't half bad at all, much much much better than a lot of the usual gaijin that come over and can barely hold a conversation. Just because she needs a translator during a PR session/interview doesn't mean she can't converse.

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She has a translator with her at all times, not just during PR sessions and interviews.

Gaijin... I hate that word -.-

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Good for her that she decided to keep her child even though it means the inevitable end to her career as an entertainer in Japan. Once you get married and become a mother you are expected to disappear off the screen and into the kitchen.

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I think trapping a guy who works with the stars and having money may be more of it than "keeping her baby".

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Could we have a Sugimoto/Dizon moratorium? Hardly a day goes by without these flogging their celebritude on JT.

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Leah needs to go back home (with her kid)to her family in the States. She looks lost in the vortex that is the Japanese culture and the "entertainment" industry, and is just embarassing herself more and more with each passing week.

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Yes, of course: once again, a starlet has shown her morals for all the world to see...

Wonderful....

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yeah, the picture is funny. she looks sick and thinking if she did the right thing, marrying this so called looks like Johnny Depp husband. She needs to wake up and make her realize maybe she is not meant for Japan, and in fact, she can't even sing well....and using the term "American singer" have not seen her or read about her in the US. well, wishing her all the luck and hope she takes care of her baby.

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glad you approve bluetiger, good for you!

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Maybe I'm just stupid, but whats so horrible about a woman deciding to get married, and have kids?

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Nothing is horrible about it but when you use it to sell yourself...

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Is the "stylist" Korean, or do stylists have ludicrous stage names these days? I assumed a "Bun" was what he'd put in her oven...

I may be wrong and he may be the nicest bloke around but I can't help thinking that it looks like yet another case of a starlet getting it together with some "kakkoi" tufty haired egotistical twit who will be playing around long before the pre-natal classes have come to an end.

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How did a guy like that get a stunner like BoA? Man, I'll have to start looking greasier.

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Leah Dizon? Never heard of her. Any relation to the Grey Poupon Dijon Mustard family?

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