According to June 13th's FRIDAY MAGAZINE(フライデー), one of the leading weekly magazines in Japan, Masatoshi Hamada(浜田雅功) has been engaging in an adulterous affair with Maiko Kikkawa(吉川麻衣子) for 3 years.
Masatoshi Hamada is a 51-year-old comedian and works as half of a comedy duo "Downtown(ダウンタウン)" with Hitoshi Matsumoto(松本人志). "Downtown" is one of the most popular comedy duos in Japan. Outside of the field of comedy, Hamada also works as an actor and an singer.
Here is a comedy show on which Hamada is appearing.
Maiko Kikkawa is an unknown 29-year-old glamour model with big breasts.
Here are movies of Maiko Kikkawa.
Hamada and Kikkawa started an affair in 2010, when they acted together in the drama "Kenji Onijima Heihachirou"(検事・鬼島平八郎) of TV Asahi(テレビ朝日).
Hamada issued a statement on June 14th that he admitted to adultery and he apologized to his wife and his two children.
Natsumi Ogawa(小川菜摘), Hamada's wife, also issued a statement on June 14th that she and her children forgave Hamada for having an adulterous affair.
On the other hand, Kikkawa got fired from K-point(ケイポイント), her modeling agency, on June 12th, the day before FRIDAY MAGAZINE was published. According to rumor, K-point was pressured by Yoshimoto Kogyo Co.(吉本興業), Hamada's comedy agency.
Masatoshi Hamada's official website