Takaoka Sosuke and Miyazaki Aoi were a famous couple in Japan that had a famous marriage and an equally famous divorce. Takaoka was made out to be the villain in the divorce proceedings, and he was portrayed as a man who was victimizing the innocent Miyazaki.
Well, I guess Takaoka had enough of that shit, because he recently fought back with a barrage of words over Twitter, and if what he’s saying is true, then I don’t have a problem with him expressing it.
In 2011, before their divorce, Takaoka had brought up the topic of Miyazaki cheating on him. He suddenly started criticizing Okada Junichi when he appeared together with Okada’s fellow V6 member, Morita Go, in the stage play “Kinkaku-ji“. Not just Morita, but all of the people involved in the play, were troubled by his tweets, so he eventually decided to become silent again.
That’s when the first tabloids started reporting about a possible relationship between Miyazaki and Okada. It became a hot topic again in January 2012, when ‘Shukan Bunshun‘ covered this rumor in their New Year edition, and somehow it made it back up the headlines at the end of March.
Honestly, this had been boiling for a long time now, and shit almost hit the fan before, but somebody was able to talk him down or something.
Well, with his image/career now in shambles, I guess he felt he had little need to hold back.
At the same time, Takaoka reopened his private Twitter and wrote, “How many time have I warned you about this immoral man?…He’s such an immoral man that he even makes a move on a wife while her husband is overseas.” The timing of his tweets made it obvious who he was referring to with his innuendos there. At the same time, he also revealed when Miyazaki’s alleged affair must have occurred, since he had gone overseas after his Twitter incident last year.
With one of his most recent tweets on April 15th, he mentioned the name of Okada Junichi for the first time, when a follower once again asked him if Miyazaki really had a relationship with him. Takaoka replied, “If it was just Okada, we wouldn’t have had such hardships,” indicating that she had more than just one affair.
Of course he might have gotten a hold of the gossip from some kind of tabloid, which is why some followers didn’t believe him at first, but he once again confirmed with them that it’s true. “I heard it firsthand from one of those guys,” he wrote.
Read between the lines and he’s basically pissed that V6‘s Okada Junichi and others fucked his wife while he was overseas.
So … that’s a pretty decent reason to be angry already.
Since he reopened the account, he also started criticizing Miyazaki’s agency Hirata Office for trying to put all the blame regarding their divorce on him by spreading groundless rumors, which we could often read in tabloids. “Some sponsors were demanding compensation from them and that’s why their employees started spreading all kind of rumors about me,” he wrote.
Now he’s angry about her agency basically libeling him because they were afraid of losing money on Miyazaki’s many advertisements.
About Miyazaki, he wrote, “In the midst of the husband getting attacked by the mass media, the wife suddenly leaves the house. He isn’t able to get in contact with her nor is she willing to have a talk with him at all. How can you feel sorry for a woman who is saying that she’s the happiest [she's been] after the break-up, even though it was her who was committing adultery during that period? I pity her fans who just believe whatever she says,” in reference to a recent magazine interview with her.
Again, it’s the same sentiment the entire time, that he feels wronged because everybody just believes whatever she says because she has the angelic image.
He became even more furious and continued, “Come to think of it, I was always made out as the bad guy in this marriage. You don’t know how relieved I felt when I was finally released from this situation. In all honesty, I never felt any qualitative difference between her and me, and I’ve never seen her as such a great actress either. She should just stop talking. Her brain is rotten.”
He comes off unstable and immature in this one, because her skill as an actress is irrelevant to the discussion at hand. Of course, he was just ranting, so that explains it but doesn’t justify it.
People are harping on his “her brain is rotten” comment, but it’s basically just him saying “you’re a piece of shit“. Which, let’s be honest, we’ve all done at some point.
I neither totally sympathize with him or believe him, but at the very least you have to question the way this is portrayed as good (Miyazaki) versus evil (Takaoka) in the media. Just because one has an angelic image doesn’t mean any of us know shit about her actual personality, all it means is that she’s better at managing it than most, whereas he obviously sucks at it.
Now there’s always the possibility that he’s lying, and if he is then he can go fuck himself, but I’m not so sure about that. He may have got caught up in the moment and exaggerated some shit, but there’s no way that everybody would just let him spew this crap (and he’s been doing it since last year) without a legitimate response if it was completely fabricated.
If what he’s saying is true, then put yourself in his shoes. His wife fucked multiple guys while he was overseas working, then her company spread bullshit about him to the media, his image subsequently got destroyed because of the tabloid and mainstream shitstorm, and now she’s mouthing off about how it was all his fault. In the midst of all this, she keeps up the facade of a perfect Japanese woman that the media and her fans want her to be, while his career is basically over.
Not the classiest way to express himself, and he does come off like a douche (just in general), but you can sort of understand where his frustration is coming from. It’s never fun to basically be blamed 100% for something that two people were involved with, but hey, facades of perfection will always triumph in the end, because the facade itself is propped up by the people who control the stories.