The main picture in question in case anyone has somehow forgotten it:
For those not familiar with the incident, she was involved in a gravure photoshoot on a tropical beach, published as “AYA STYLE,” in which she managed to appear wearing her bikini upside down.
“Is your IQ low?”
“Hirano-san is a bit of an idiot.”
It seems she will be forever dogged by this incident – even her reinvention as TV talent has failed to escape it.
In a later (and unrelated) exchange she came close to tears: