L: Nakajima and R: Matsushima
Nakajima Tomoko has been absent from the entertainment industry since last April. Last week, news leaked that she has accumulated a staggering amount of unpaid rent. But her mental problems are more worrying than her financial woes.
“Her contract dictated that she doesn’t earn a dime during her rest, which can’t be helped but the reason behind all her recent troubles is the illness that caused her hiatus. She can’t live a normal healthy life because of it.” Says a person closed to Nakajima.
A friend who visited Nakajima recently said that she was totally unresponsive and had tape all over her face during the visit. When the Fukuyama Masaharu rumor broke, reporters were outside the building for a whole week hoping to get a scoop. Since Nakajima and Fukuyama live in the same building, they were thinking they’ll catch a glimpse of her too. But she never went outside the building, not even once.
Her mom was so worried about her daughter that she went to the police to see if there’s anything she can do about the psychic that is currently shacking up with her daughter. It seems that she couldn’t contact her daughter and everytime she went to her apartment, she was turned away by someone associated with the psychic.
Reports also claims that Nakajima has no money to her name because she signed everything over to the psychic. Even if she makes a full recovery, she is probably never going to get any jobs in the entertainment industry again.
To add insult to injury, it seems that her partner, Matsushima, has not been in contact with her either. There were rumors of uneasiness between the two ever since 2years ago. Nakajima wasn’t at Matsushima’s press conference about her wedding, and she didn’t stay very long during her reception either. She was also rumored to have snapped at staff members and costars (including Nakai, Arashi, etc etc) during filming of her regular shows. She was also regularly turning down opportunities to appear on shows.