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The president of Japan's biggest boyband agency admitted that its late founder sexually abused young aspiring stars, decades after the allegations against him first emerged.
Johnny Kitagawa died of a stroke aged 87 in 2019, having engineered the birth of J-pop mega-groups including SMAP, TOKIO and Arashi that amassed adoring fans across Asia.
Allegations of abuse surfaced in Japanese media in 1999
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