I am truly sorry. Japan pop idol shaves head after sex scandal. In the video for their latest singleLabrador Retriever, the members of Japanese girl band AKB48 frolic on a beach in their bikinis while a hungry dog eats their ice cream. Minegishi is reportedly the first girl idol to do so in Japanese entertainment, where dating and love scandals are taboo. But many of those fans took to Twitter to defend the star, saying there was nothing wrong with an adult woman leading a "normal life". Minegishi is the latest AKB member caught in a scandal.
Author and critic Hiroki Azuma said it was "disgusting" that Minegishi had been pressured to the extent where she had to resort to medieval means to make amends for a perfectly normal romance.
Japan pop idol shaves head after sex scandal
A sobbing Minegishi told fans she had decided to shave her head in contrition after a popular weekly magazine published claims of a night of passion with a year-old boy band member. The Sydney Morning Herald. Man attacks Japanese girl group AKB48 with saw. If this was the case, then their management would be more conscious of some of the outfits they perform in, the overtly sexual songs they sometimes sing and their gruelling schedules, given that some of the girls in the group are still in their early teens. In her nearly four-minute video released on the group's Internet site, a tearful Minegishi, shorn of her silky black hair, sobbed hard and pleaded with her fans to let her stay with the band. Pictures of Minami Minegishi in closely-cropped hair have been splashed across Japanese newspapers and triggered heated discussion on Twitter and television talk shows. On the day it was released.