AKB48 member Shimazaki Haruka (19) flared up for real during one of their theater performances in Akihabara theater on 19th December.
It was the birthday of Nakamura Mariko(20), and the letter which Shimazaki Haruka wrote to Nakamura was read out. However, the contents of the letter seems to have been switched without her knowledge, causing her to flare up, 180-degree change from her usual warm demeanor.
The edited contents were about how Shimazaki finds Nakamura great as she always uses opportunities to move forward, and how she shines at doing MC-ing etc.
When Shimazaki heard it, her expression changed and said “That’s not right! Who did this? I’m so pissed! This is somewhat unbelievable!”
Kashiwagi Yuki(22) who was standing behind her calmed her down somewhat, but later when everyone’s letters to Nakamura had been read, Shimazaki explained herself.
“I had written content that was more proper, but this is stupid and it feels like i’m being bullied. I’m angry now, which is rare.”
On the internet, this incident is being discussed fervently amongst the fans.
“What’s wrong with the staff? Why are they editing the member’s letters?”
“Paruru had wanted to express her well wishes in her own way…it would be weird if she doesn’t get angry”
Did this incident really happen in the theater that day? In case it was true, we asked the staff at AKB theater why Paruru’s letter was edited and this reply came back.
“We have no reason to answer this question.”