Monday, April 6, 2009

Another Photographer Assaulted...

From Japan Today, 4/6/09:

Noriaki Endo, 37, an apparel company president and husband of actress Sakura Uehara, 32, was arrested Saturday for punching a male cameraman, 45, who works for a women’s magazine. On Sunday, Uehara apologized for the incident on her blog, writing that “We sincerely apologize for causing so much trouble to that man. I’m really, really sorry.”

According to Akasaka police, Endo was attending a wedding party for producer Masato Ochi, 43, and actress Chieko Ochi, 22, when trouble erupted during a media photo shoot. Endo reportedly punched the cameraman in the stomach, leaving injuries that will take several days to heal. Police have charged Endo with assault.

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