AKB48 member Yuka Masuda has been forced to quit the group in scandalous circumstances after the outrageous revelation that she “stayed the night” at a man’s house.
In a post on her official blog, the 21-year-old idol admitted that she “had stayed the night” at fellow entertainer ISSA’s house, and pledged her complete retirement from AKB48:
There was an article about me in a weekly magazine yesterday.
It said I stayed the night at ISSA of DA PAMP’s home.
Some things in the article have no basis in fact, but it is true I stayed the night at his house.
To my supportive fans, team members, staff and family, who have all been greatly disappointed by this, I must apologise for my rash actions which have caused so much trouble to everyone and been so widely misunderstood.
I’ve been worrying over what to do from here on, and although it is sudden I think I must retire from AKB48.
To quit like this feels inexcusable, I’m really sorry for all my fans.
Aside from her disgraceful conduct betraying the ardent belief of thousands of otaku in the integrity of her hymen, there is also further outrage at her choice of illicit partner – photos of her with ISSA and his clique show him to have been a choice almost calculated to aggrieve her creepy fans with his outgoing antics and winsome looks:
Understandably, this is not in keeping with her official image of being a pure and unsullied maiden serving only the needs of her dear fans, despite her taking every opportunity to show off her undeniable charms to all comers: