Famous Japanese actor rumored to remarry the woman he had an affair with when his ex-wife was fighting against cancer

Japan’s national actor Ken Watanabe (63 years old) is rumored to have a remarriage with his mistress, who is 21 years younger than him.

According to a report by Japanese media Sponichi Annex on December 1st, Ken Watanabe will remarry his mistress, a woman 21 years younger than him.

The two reportedly developed into lovers within a year after meeting each other for the first time in 2013 and plan to get married after 8 years of dating. They are currently living together and Ken Watanabe’s lover even attended his 60th birthday party in 2019.

Ken Watanabe

Ken Watanabe’s agency K Dash said, “We have not yet heard anything about marriage from the actor”. The woman in Ken Watanabe’s love affair has not yet released any position.

After divorcing for the first time, Ken Watanabe remarried actress Kaho Minami in 2005. However, they also divorced in 2018 after Ken Watanabe admitted to having an extramarital affair.

In 2013, Ken Watanabe met a woman, who was working as a hostess at a club in Osaka, then developed into lovers after a year despite their huge age gap of 21 years.

Ken Watanabe

In particular, Ken Watanabe was harshly criticized by the public for having an affair while his wife was fighting against disease after undergoing breast cancer surgery.

Ken Watanabe established himself as a ‘national actor’ after appearing in various famous films, such as “The Last Samurai”, “Batman Begins”, “Memoirs of a Geisha”, “Inception”, “Unforgiven”, “Godzilla”, etc.

Source: wikitree

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