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Yamaguchi said in her farewell speech, 'I really wanted to perform seriously in a place where wholesome idol activities could be done'
Idol has been the focus of a scandal that developed following an alleged assault of her by two fans last year
AKS said, 'Due to our initial handling of the incident, we lost the trust of the people of the prefecture'
Nishino's comment came during a discussion about whether a definitive line should exist between idols and their fans
Satsuki Katayama said, 'From the viewpoint of young people, she has the image of an elder sister and counselor'
Maho Yamaguchi asked on Twitter about agency AKS, 'Why are they continuously telling lies?'
Maki Goto wrote on her blog, 'I deeply hurt and betrayed the trust of my husband through my lack of self-awareness'
Fans of the idol group submitted nearly 4 million 'votes' prior to the group's General Election in Nagoya last year
Shinoda wrote in a letter to her fans, 'I have a sense that I want to live my life together with him'