Princess of Japan Mako married her classmate Kei Komuro . The girl lost all the privileges of the palace and was publicly condemned. & Nbsp;
Mako & mdash; 30 years; eldest daughter of the Japanese hereditary prince Akishino . Under fire from journalists and television cameras, the girl officially formalized the marriage. His chosen one was an ordinary man, a classmate of Tokyo International Christian University Kei Komuro.
The girl left the imperial family and lost most of the privileges. Given the controversial attitude towards marriage in Japanese society, the princess refused to accept around 150 million yen (around $ 1.3 million), which was given to the girls when they leave the imperial family within the framework of marriage.
Mako took her husband's last name, now she is Mako Komuro. The girl is now an ordinary citizen of Japan.
Mako and Kei Komuro have known each other for nine years, but critics viewed the young man as an unsuitable party for the heiress of the Imperial family. & Nbsp;
“ Sorry for the inconvenience! & # 39; & # 39; ;
The event moved Japanese society so much that the Japanese even went to an anti-marriage rally. The people of the country were not even afraid that the chosen one & mdash; no royal blood. They suspected him of wanting to use the princess and her preferences and the insincerity of her feelings. By the way, it turned out that the mother of the groom owes a debt to the royal family & mdash; a few years ago, she borrowed 4 million yen ($ 35,000) from them. This circumstance has also turned society against the marriage of the princess.
As a result, the newlyweds were forced to explain their deed at a press conference. & Nbsp;
Japanese princess married commoner Photo: Screenshot/NHK
The newlyweds explained their decision at a press conference.
Former Japanese Princess Mako and her husband have apologized for the situation which has caused such unrest.
The couple's performance was touching. The event was broadcast by NHK TV channel.
“ Until today, I have tried with all my might to conscientiously fulfill the duties of a member of the Imperial Family, & mdash; said the old princess. & mdash; I have been helped, protected and supported by many people. I want to thank from the bottom of my heart those who have worked with me. I am aware that there are different opinions on our marriage, and I sincerely apologize to those who are concerned about this. I am also grateful to those who cared for me and supported me, regardless of what was said about us. Kay is an integral part of my life. For us, marriage was a conscious decision. & # 39; & # 39;
Kei Komuro in his speech confessed his love for Mako.
“ From now on, I would like to live my life with the person I love, support and share your feelings in times of joy and times less happy, & mdash; Said the man. & mdash; I apologize for the inconvenience caused by our marriage. Despite many events, it was through the support of people that I continued to believe that I would connect my life with Mako. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. ' & Nbsp; & nbsp;
The young people plan to leave for the United States, where Kay Komuro lives after receiving legal training. In America, a man works for a law firm. In the future, he can become a lawyer.
To be with her beloved together, former Princess Mako must first obtain an American passport.