Minegishi Minami, Former member of the Japanese girl group AKB48
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Japanese pop star shaves her head after disobeying band principles

A Japanese pop star has shaved her head and offered a filmed apology after breaking her management firm's rules by spending a night with her boyfriend.

Minami Minegishi apologised to her fans in a video published on YouTube, in which she said that she did not want to leave the band a AKB48.

This is an extract from her video, already seen by millions.

  • 01 Feb 2013