The couple was spotted together a few times; although they have denied the rumors and stated that they are just friends, but there’s too many indicators that suggest that they are indeed in a romance relationship.
Daigo proposed on Kitagawa’s birthday August 22, right before he ran Nihon Terebi’s “24 Hour TV” marathon.
For the sake of starting off fresh in the new year, they chose the beginning of January for the wedding date.
The two held a joint press conference on Monday morning to announce their marriage, having registered it officially and plan to have a ceremony later with family and friends.
I swear the entire thing went off like deja vu and then I realized it’s just like the press conference when Oguri Shun and Yamada Yu registered their marriage a few years ago.
This marriage is nowhere near as shocking as the news a few months ago when Horikita Maki randomly married Yamamoto Koji, so I feel less discombobulated and way more ready to lob congrats and confetti on the happily married and quite visually gorgeous together couple.
Now go make pretty babies and help boost up Japan’s declining birthrate, heh.
The group TVXQ seems to suffer particular attention.
There are reports of rabid fans copying a key to a member’s apartment, freezing and hacking into his cell phone to check if he’d called a girl, searching for his personal seal in order to register marriage documents, sneaking lingerie into his bags, and ordering food to be delivered to his house, that he had to pay for.
Catering to these lunatics, these taxis drive at speeds of 200 kilometers per hour (124 mph) to keep up with music industry vans shuttling pop idols between destinations.
They say that hate is not the opposite of love, but rather they are two sides of the same coin.
It was reported last week that actress Kitagawa Keiko, 28, and singer DAIGO, 36, have been in a relationship since spring.