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ayu Returns Under Strict Guard, No Comment on Divorce… “No Regrets” on Twitter
24 January 2012. 07:01

Hamasaki Ayumi (33), who announced her divorce from Austrian actor Manuel Schwarz (31) on 16 Jan, returned to Japan on the night of the 23rd. She touched down at Haneda Airport, after a trip to Dubai for work-related purposes.

At the arrivals gate, ayu was under the strict guard of about 10 staff members. Dressed in black sunglasses and a white mask, she kept her head bowed throughout, and maintained silence despite questions from the press. It was only at the arrival lobby exit that she gave a slight nod to acknowledge the press.

ayu left Japan for Dubai on the 16th for PV filming. On the 23rd, she updated her Twitter status for the first time since the divorce, with the message “Never regret anything coz at one time it was exactly what u wanted…” typed in English.