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Kawatani Enon to stop activities after another scandal

4 Oct

Gesu no Kiwami Otome vocalist Kawatani Enon(27) has sent a fax to the media announcing his hiatus. This comes after he admitted to drinking with underage talent Honoka Rin(19), his new girlfriend.

According to Bunshun, the 2 met each other at a bar “P” in Sangenjaya. They are said to be living together and were spotted going on a overnight trip with a group of friends to Tochigi, where they picked fruits and enjoyed the onsen.

Both their agencies confirmed their relationship, with Honoka’s side also admitting that she is currently living in Kawatani’s mansion.

Source, Source

 

Now Becky seems like the pitiful one..

Becky and Kawatani Enon finally admits to their affair and apologies

14 May

With Gesu no Kiwami Otome vocalist Kawatani Enon officially divorced and Becky’s return to TV, i will make a final post on them and move on. 

Becky made a return to TV on 13th May, appearing on Nakai Masahiro’s “Kin Sma”. MC Nakai and Becky had a heart to heart talk about her scandalous affair with Gesu no Kiwami Otome vocalist Kawatani Enon, which tabloid Bunshun exposed at the start of 2016.

-Opening-
Becky: Next week i got permission to apologize directly to his wife.
Nakai: What’s this? When did this happen?
Becky: After the news broke, we talked and I was told that it’d be good with just 3 of us around…
Nakai: Who said?
Becky: His wife.I intended to cut off all ties with the Guy, if possible i’d like it to be 1-on-1 with her, i said so selfishly. Even though i came from the stance of having to apologise.
Nakai: I also think that your way would be better..
Becky: Yes. After some time, i asked again and got permission. So it’d be next week. But that’s a place where i communicate my feelings to his wife. I have nothing to say to the Guy.

-Main Segment-
Nakai: It’s been long since u ate with someone?
Becky:  Yes
Nakai: Were you alright?
Becky: …I wasn’t
Nakai: There is one thing i hope you’ll abide by today. I hope you don’t lie.
Becky: Yes.
Nakai: But if there’s something you can’t talk about, i hope you can be direct about it and just say “I can’t talk about it” without lying. I think that’d be better. I feel like there’s alot of things you can’t say.
Becky: I understand.
Nakai: What was tough for you?
Becky: I was the one who hurt others, so i’m not in the position to say, but it was the guilt from hurting another woman in this way, and the strict frank words which came my way. I caused confusion and sadness to alot of people, I couldn’t work, and the reality of my love not turning out the way i imagined.
Nakai: Becky’s feelings…only Becky will know. As for your fault, perhaps it’s only your fault. What did you do that was bad?
Becky: Falling in love with a guy with a wife, hurting his wife deeply. Hurting people related to my work, and my fans.
Nakai: Did you lie in that press conference?
Becky: Yes. Meeting that guy and liking him, going out with him… after that I came to know that he had a wife. But, because i knew both of us had feelings for each other, i told him “Then lets date after you get divorced”.
Nakai: You realised that you messed up the order in the midst of it.
Becky: Yes. It’d be great if i had braked at that point. Whilst agreeing to being just “friends”, we met time and again, my feelings also grew by the day. Honestly, it became really complicated. During the press conference, saying we’re not dating was half a lie, but saying we’re not dating is also somewhat true.
Nakai: But you liked him, and he liked you.
Becky: Yes
Nakai: Were you not in love?
Becky: It was love.
Nakai: You were in love, but not dating?
Becky: That sounds like a childish excuse.
Nakai: That’s it. That’s kind of….It’d be better if you were clearer about it. Going on trips, and still saying you’re not dating, that wouldn’t be accepted..
Becky: You’re right.
Nakai: You were dating right? In terms of feelings.
Becky: Yes. I think we were cheating at the point when our feelings were known to each other.
Nakai: So after your press conference, the LINE conversations were leaked? What came out?
Becky: The night before the press conference, i’d typed “Thank you Bunshun” etc. “With this we could probably go out officially” etc. At that time i was immersed in my feelings, i wanted to date. Sorry about that…
Nakai: Are you still seeing him now?
Becky: No. We stopped contacting from mid January.
Nakai: Was that because of the enviroment, or simply because you don’t want to?
Becky: The week after the reports came out, his wife’s interview was published. That was when i first came to know about her feelings. I realised how i hurt his wife..and how big my mistake was. I realised this love was wrong, so i stopped contacting him.
Nakai: Why is it wrong?
Becky: Because i realised i spoilt the relationship between a married couple. In time, we might break up, even though the order was wrong.  In the interview, his wife had feelings for him. She also looked forward to visiting his hometown in Nagasaki. I realised i’d done the worst thing.
Nakai: When was that? During New Year? You already knew he was married?
Becky: Yes. I really committed the worst mistake. I wasn’t able to think from her perspective. I was only thinking about myself.
Nakai: Why did you go to his hometown during the New Year? Were you prepared to offer your greetings somewhere?
Becky: He invited me to meet the kids of his relatives, so i went. It was a place that i couldn’t go in any case. My feelings grew so much that i couldn’t see what was around me. I didn’t have the courage to turn him down. If i did, i was worried that his feelings would also leave me…i’m really ashamed of myself. There were so many chances to put a brake to it, but i didn’t.
Nakai: You don’t love him anymore?
Becky: No..
Nakai: You don’t love him anymore?
Becky: After the news reports, i still loved him. Frankly, after everything died down months later, i had thoughts to meet him and start a relationship. I thought otherwise after learning of his wife’s feelings and seeing what a huge mistake i’ve made.
Nakai: So a love that can’t be pursued=not liking someone immediately?
Becky: It doesn’t happen in a second. Firstly, in my head i’d be thinking “i don’t love him, i don’t love him”,after that my heart might have followed.
Nakai: Now, do you love(him)?
Becky: No
Nakai: Right. Even though you loved him so much in the past.
Becky: Yes…i did.
Nakai: It was a huge 6 months. You had a very sincere image, but you were not decisive enough during the press conference. The betrayal is something that can’t be denied – to the people who watched it.
Becky: To the fans, and people of the world, sorry for causing so much trouble. There were alot of mistakes in that press conference in January. I’m in the industry where i communicate, but i didn’t tell the truth. I’m reflecting deeply. As a human, a professional, i committed the worst. I am reflecting for hurting so many people. I hope to earn your forgiveness but, i hope you’d also allow me to restart my TV work from zero.
Nakai: You didn’t lie today right?
Becky: There’s no lies. I won’t betray again, really sorry.
Nakai: I think you’ve really learnt your lesson this time so i think you’ll carry these feelings for awhile. You’ll get bashed too so ..lets work hard together!

Source


Gesu no Kiwami Otome vocalist Kawatani Enon blogs after”KinSma” broadcast

To everyone

After watching today’s broadcast, i feel like i have to write this no matter what so i posted this without informing my agency.

Firstly, the contents in LINE which Bunshun Shukan published was all real.

Initially, the fax from me telling everyone i was only friends with Becky – that was a lie. We were in a relationship. I am really sorry about lying. I told her we would be friends until i got divorced. I didn’t see what was around and didn’t consider the feelings of those around me. I caused 2 people to be unhappy.

Threading on my wife’s feelings, bringing Becky to my hometown – that was my decision. To both my wife and Becky, i’m really sorry for that.

As to the question of “Who should i apologise to?”
This is not limited to my wife, Becky, the fans and relatied personnel.

I said something to Netizens who bashed with thoughtless comments. There were people who lined up and posted violent words like “Die”,”Dissappear” on Becky’s and my SNS. I couldn’t take it anymore. (Probably refers to last article in this.)

I shouldn’t have said it in public, i also did not have the rights to say it. In the end, more misunderstandings followed. I was too childish and i’m reflecting.

Also, as to why I’m not on hiatus while Becky is already doing so.
There is no other reason other than the fans who have waited for me. I can’t betray the fans who are willing to listen to my music. It may sound all pretty, but i just wanted to sing the songs that i’ve created with the members. I may sound selfish, but that’s the reason.

You may be thinking “You released Ryoseibai album so what are you talking about?”, but that’s the only thing i could do. I have not changed my mindset, that is, the most important thing is for fans to enjoy. (Ryoseibai translates to ‘Both sides are at fault’ – fans have drawn links between the lyrics and his affair with Becky. In other words, he is riding on the hype surrounding his affair?!)

I did have an affair with Becky, gave my wife distress and cheated on her. I caused alot of confusion to my members, the staff, related personnel, my fans and Becky’s fans. Really sorry.

I’m sorry for releasing this post at this timing.

From now, i will face fans properly with our music, and work hard in both indigo la End and Gesu no Kiwami Otome. Please take care of me.

Source


 

Bunshun reports of NMB48 Kinoshita Haruna(17) in an extramarital affair

9 May

NMB48 underage member Kinoshita Haruna(17) is alleged to be in an affair with Estate24 CEO Akita Shintaro(28+). In a 6th May live streaming on NicoNico, Bunshun showed photos of the 2 walking in Shibuya and said they stayed over in Ritz Carlton Hotel in Roppongi.

週刊文春が『NMB48』の木下春奈の不倫を報じる 相手は逮捕歴ありの会社社長
Shoes and handbag are similar to what Kinoshita showed off in her blog.

週刊文春が『NMB48』の木下春奈の不倫を報じる 相手は逮捕歴ありの会社社長
For other pics, please check here.

Estate24 CEO Akita Shintaro is said to have been arrested in 2013 on suspicions of frauding Mizuho Bank 200 million yen. He married sister of an ex-NMB48 member – Muro Kayoko, and they have a son born in 2014.(Source) He is said to have interactions with AKB48 members as well. (Source)

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Background Story

On 19th April, Kinoshita posted a photo of homemade curry in her Instagram, commenting on how delicious it was and how she strives to be a better cook. What attracted eyeballs was an angry comment left on that post.

NMB48の未成年アイドル、“元メンバーの姉の夫”と不倫!? インスタに「実名告発コメント」

NMB48の未成年アイドル、“元メンバーの姉の夫”と不倫!? インスタに「実名告発コメント」

Muro Kayoko, sister of ex-NMB48 member Muro Kanako, took to her instagram and left this message. “Having an affair with ex-member’s sister’s husband and causing them to divorce, you can sure cook in the house where the wife and children lived!”


No comment from management..

Kis-My-Ft2 Fujigaya Taisuke and Takimoto Miori have broken up

26 Apr

Kisumai’s Fujigaya and Takimoto Miori, who did not deny their relationship when news broke in June last year, have reportedly broken up. This was mainly due to a change in management for Kis-My-Ft2 after SMAP’s disbandment saga earlier this year.

“Kis-My-Ft2 was previously managed by I, who left Johnny’s Jimusho in a bid to go independent. The new manager  told Fujigaya that relationships are NG” – showbiz pro

After the relationship news broke, it seems that staff lectured Fujigaya. Takimoto’s heart also grew cold. The final straw was K’s(new manager) directions after the SMAP saga.

“In Feb this year, K persuaded Fujigaya so they talked about ending the relationship. She also heard of complicated issues so they progressed to talk of breaking up.” – acquaintance of Takimoto

Source

Hey!Say!JUMP Nakajima Yuto spotted on a date with actress Yoshida Yo

11 Apr

I wanted to post something about Keyakizaka but this overshadows everything else…

According to Shukan Post, Actress Yoshida Yo(42) has been papp-ed with an idol 20 years her junior, and the guy in question is none other than Hey!Say!JUMP’s Nakajima Yuto(22).

At the end of March, Nakajima was spotted coming out from Yoshida’s mansion with a cap and mask over his face. 15 seconds later, Yoshida followed from behind with a similar disguise. Once they reached the main road, Nakajima hailed for a taxi and Yoshida suddenly dashed forward and boarded the taxi with him. Their destination was a popular restaurant nearby. Both sat next to each other in their disguse and enjoyed beer and the popular coriander salad. It was 1 hr later before they left.

Nakajima was heard saying “Yo san, gochisousama” (This means Yoshida treated him.)

Yoshida acknowleged it with a smile on her face, then wrapped herself around his arms. They returned to her mansion in this manner. It was 9 am the next morning when Yoshida left for work, and afternoon when Nakajima left.

They spent 7 days together like this.

While both have acted in various projects, they have never worked on the same drama together. They were introduced to each other via the owner of a bar they frequent and got close recently. Photos of them holding hands after their date is also going to be published.

Yoshida’s agency did not reply to reports about her relationship.

Johnny’s Entertainment said “It seems like he was seeking advice from a senior in the industry. They are not dating.”

However, Shukan Post reported that Nakajima holds the key to her house and has been entering and leaving her house freely.

Source

Update: Photo of them holding hands

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Feels weird but Yoshida Yo is such a charismatic actress!

 

Full article of Becky and Kawatani Enon in Bunshun plus aftermath

8 Jan

ベッキー出演CMの打ち切り決定 “不倫騒動”の代償は大きく…

Background info

Full article was published in Bunshun yesterday and it came with photos of Becky and Kawatani spending Christmas Eve in a hotel room, as well as snapshots of their LINE conversation.

Apparently, Kawatani stayed at Hotel New Otani Makuhari as Gesu no Kiwami Otome was scheduled to perform at Music Station Super Live at Makuhari Messe on Christmas Day last year. Becky showed up on Christmas Eve and they went for a date at nearby DisneySea. They returned to the hotel at night and Becky stayed until the next morning. After the gig in Music Station, Kawatani sent a message to Becky reminiscing their day before and Becky replied “Yup, i wanna tell the Hills Tribe* that true happiness does not require money.”

LINE conversation about Christmas(Right Photo)
Becky: Kenchan, thanks for the great eve and Christmas. Taking me to Sea, treating me, giving me such a nice present, i’m really really thankful. It was really blissful. Just being together is happiness.

*Refers to the rich living in Roppongi Hills.


As they were getting closer, Kawatani’s relationship with his wife was breaking down. He had confessed to his wife about the presence of an important person in his life. A followup conversation between Becky and Kawatani went like this.

Kawatani: I told her i have someone i wanted to treasure 
Becky: Yes..
Kawatani: She said “that means it’s an out?”
Becky: Oh…
Kawatani: But i don’t know if this is a positive or negative. For now, it’s until here.
Becky: It’s positive! It’ll be alright.

LINE conversation about Kawatani’s divorce(Left Photo)
Kenchan: We talked. It might be better to wait it out without talking. It’ll just get emotional otherwise. It might take time but i’ll finish the graduation thesis**, wait for me. It’s really tough on you, but i hope you’ll wait.

Becky: Kenchan good morning. It’s fine! I’ll wait. So pls wait for me too. It’s fine! I’ll make you listen to my complaints after you submit the graduation thesis! (Laugh)

**Refers to divorce papers.


Another snippet tells about Kawatani showing up as a surprise while Becky was in Osaka working on 19th December. She was very touched and wrote “Kenchan, thanks for coming to Osaka. How much will does that take? I’m already very touched when i see people holding hands in the streets. I was really happy, thank you.”

Source, Source


Status of Becky’s CM Contracts

Becky currently has contracts with 10 CM companies and 1 of them has decided to pull their ads.
Convenience chain “Lawson” has pulled their ad featuring Becky.
Insurance company “Himawari Life” is considering changing out Becky as their image character.

Source


Becky and Kawatani have reportedly broken up

They decided to stop seeing each other on 5th Jan, after being caught by paparazzi in Nagasaki. This was also before news articles of them were published.

Source


Kawatani Enon living apart from his wife

Gesu no Kiwami Otome’s vocalist Kawatani Enon is living in a hotel after reports of his affair with Becky broke. His wife reportedly did not agree to a divorce.

A related personnel says “He does not know what to say infront of the mass media.He is also avoiding going out except for work, in a bid to reduce inconvenience to Becky’s side.”

Source


Bunshun speaks to Kawatani Enon’s wife

They dated from 2012 and married in July 2015, but their marriage was hidden from the world, with Kawatani even describing her as a “friend” when Bunshun first caught him with Becky in Nagasaki. He later acknowledged her status as his spouse through a fax to the media.

“It was most shocking to learn that he went back to his hometown with her over the New Year without telling me. What kind of feelings did he have introducing Becky to his family? What intentions did Becky have meeting his parents? Honestly, i can’t think and don’t want to,” she said.

Apparently, after Becky held a emergency press conference to apologise, the wife received mails and calls from Kawatani, urging her to submit the divorce papers.

A music industry insider says “Even though the 2 decided to not meetup again, it’s not the case. Both their agencies agreed that they should not meet until the divorce papers are submitted. Beneath the surface, the 2 are still communicating, saying it’s fine not to meet until the divorce papers are served.”

Currently, the wife has difficulty ingesting food and is just lying down.

Source


Becky was discouraged by actress friends from continuing the affair

Becky confessed to actress friends about falling for Kawatani Enon towards end of November 2015. She also told them that he’s married but would seek divorce immediately. Her friends tried to stop her and advised her to end the relationship.

Amongst the actress friends are a female lead from NHK’s morning drama, and others with roots in comedy and modelling.

A related insider says “She was troubled since she didn’t have many relationships. She was struggling between the words of Kawatani and her friends.” Becky took the advice of her friends at first but her relationship with Kawatani got closer with the visit to his hometown Nagasaki.

Source


 
Becky continued to appear in her regular variety “Nijiiro Jean” after the scandal, however protests from sponsers of the show forced production team to drop her. Seeing that other shows will do the same, her agency decided to let her go into “hiatus”.
It seems like Becky is insistent on being with Enon “all the way to the end”, even expressing intentions of quitting the industry despite persuasion from staff to end the relationship.

Becky writes handwritten letter of apology to co-workers
It is said that she’d written 100 letters in 1 month to co-workers, apologising for the trouble caused by her scandal. However, she maintains in her letters that she and Enon are only friends.
Previous source claims that in another LINE expose, Becky and Enon had decided to tell the outside world they are merely “friends”.

Enon lashes out at fans during live in 2nd March live

“I’m telling you i’m keeping silent not because i like it! On the Internet people are telling me to apologise but to whom should i apologise to? Honestly this is a private matter so it’s nothing to do with all!”

His comment is troubling Becky’s agency, who only wants the matter to die down and was supposedly planning her comeback for July.

Source


Enon officiates divorce on 9th May 

As announced on his blog.

Source


Becky to return to TV on 13th May (Nakai Masahiro’s “Kin Sma”)

The condition for her return,was for her to apologise to Kawatani Enon’s wife first, and the wife has given the green light.

Source


Final update here:

https://allthingsjpop.wordpress.com/2016/05/14/becky-and-kawatani-enon-finally-admits-to-their-affair-and-apologies/

Becky in an affair with Gesu no Kiwami Otome’s vocalist?

7 Jan

This scandal erupted last night and it is huge…

ベッキーに初スキャンダル! 紅白初出場歌手との“禁断愛”

Talent Becky(31) and Kawatani Enon(27) were reported to be in an affair by Bunshun on 6th Jan 2016.

Kawatani Enon is the vocalist of band Gesu no Kiwami Otome, who were invited to perform in Kouhaku for the first time last year. He just got married last summer.

Becky has always maintained a clean image and therefore a favorite amongst advertising companies.

The 2 met in October last year. As Kawatani kept his marriage a secret,Becky did not know until he confessed to her at the end of November.

Bunshun obtained LINE records of their conversation, where Kawatani expressed intentions of divorce to marry Becky.

They spent Christmas Eve together and during the New Year, Becky accompanied Kawatani back to his hometown Nagasaki and met his parents.

That is where they were photographed, and when asked about their relationship, Becky denied and directed Bunshun to her agency. Kawatani was also asked about his marriage,to which he denied. When Bunshun highlighted the name of his wife, he said she is just a friend.

Source

Becky appears in emergency press conference and apologizes

In the press con, she explained that as a fan of Kawatani’s music, she attended his live shows, eventually got his contacts, and they went out for meals. She also admitted to visiting Kawatani’s hometown over the New Year. However, they are not dating and merely friends.

Later, in a written note to the press, Kawatani confessed to being married last summer, and maintains the common stance of being “friends” with Becky.

SourceSource


Followup post here:

https://allthingsjpop.wordpress.com/2016/01/08/full-article-of-becky-and-kawatani-in-bunshun/

https://allthingsjpop.wordpress.com/2016/05/14/becky-and-kawatani-enon-finally-admits-to-their-affair-and-apologies/