TAIPEI (Taiwan Information) — Experiences surfaced Wednesday (March 3) alleging that Japanese desk tennis star Fukuhara Ai (福原愛) had stayed in a single day with a person who was not her Taiwanese husband, elite ping pong athlete Chiang Hung-chieh (江宏傑), however she claims they’d stayed in separate rooms.
Japanese journal Josei Seven on Wednesday posted photos of Fukuhara strolling right into a resort with an unidentified Japanese man and trying out with him the subsequent day. In response to the report, Fukuhara acknowledged that the 2 had certainly stayed in the identical resort, however she insisted every had spent the night time in their very own room.
In response to the report, the person has been photographed strolling with Fukuhara in public on quite a few events just lately, with one media outlet posting 55 images of them collectively on varied outings. In response to Japanese media experiences, the 2 had met one another via a mutual pal six or seven years in the past.
Fukuhara stepping into automotive with male companion. (Josei Seven picture)
Earlier than the incident in query, which befell in February, the 2 had dinner within the Yokohama Chinatown. Afterward, Fukuhara was photographed climbing over a railing to dart into the person’s automotive.
On the finish of the night time, they have been seen checking right into a resort. The pair was noticed leaving it collectively the subsequent day.
The 2 have been photographed collectively and interacting with one another on quite a few events. Japanese media has additionally photographed the person visiting Fukukara’s house, the place he stayed the night time.
Fukuhara swiftly leaping over railing to get into male companion’s automotive. (Josei Seven picture)
In response to the experiences of her spending time with an unidentified man, she advised Josei Seven that she has been “very emotionally unstable just lately.” Amid rumors that she is making ready to divorce Chiang, Fukuhara Fukuhara on Thursday (March 4) launched an announcement via her firm Omusubi by which she apologized for the “worries and troubles” brought on by the media experiences.
Fukuhara with male companion. (Josei Seven picture)
Though Fukuhara has denied having an affair, Tokyo Sports activities cited Japanese lawyer Yokokume Katsuhito as saying that in authorized phrases, it’s black and white. The quite a few images and movies of her with the person and the truth that they spent tonight on the identical location may be taken as “favorable proof.”
Yokokume identified that as a result of the 2 are from totally different international locations, the divorce proceedings are advanced. The result might be totally different relying on whether or not it’s filed in Japan or Taiwan.
He added that along with disputes between the 2 adults over issues reminiscent of property, the query of custody of their two kids will come into play. In Japan, custody is granted to just one father or mother, whereas the authorized system in Taiwan permits for the opportunity of joint custody.
As for compensation, he mentioned that in each Taiwan and Japan, an individual can demand compensation if their partner is discovered to have been untrue. If the third celebration knowingly engages in a relationship with a married individual, the aggrieved partner can sue them for compensation, in keeping with Yokokume.
Photographs taken of pair. (Josei Seven screenshots)