Arama They Didn't

11:58 am - 06/27/2011

Update on HSJ and making headlines everywhere

Hey!Say! underage member smoking, entertainment activities stopped indefinitely

Official statement:
Today, there are some news articles, which we validated with Morimoto Ryutaro himself. He admits that he has smoked out of curiosity on several occassions before. Although he is very sorry for his behaviour and in self-scrutiny, however underage smoking as a violation of the law is common knowledge and an unacceptable behaviour. Our company has always placed emphasis on educating them in this regard. To face the facts, from now on, Morimoto will cease all of his activities in the entertainment field indefinitely.
We sincerely apologize for the trouble caused to all fans and related persons.
-Johnnys Jimusho

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shuukan josei post on arama

wow.... their response is fast! And harsh
katrinasacay 28th-Jun-2011 08:54 am (UTC)
though my intention of comparing them is on the good side, didn't expect it will be the other way around. D:
wealthyriver 28th-Jun-2011 10:53 am (UTC)
I know :( And I'm surprised that people rarely (or never?) compare JUMP to V6 while they share the same concept being split into 2 sub-groups based on age
todsen 28th-Jun-2011 12:04 pm (UTC)
V6 and JUMP having subgroups based on age, then JUMP and NEWS having drinking/smoking scandals..

now my top three favorite groups in Johnnys are somehow connected to each other, aside from being volleyball supporters :(
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