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    Japanese Singer Apologizes for Reporting Assault

    Maho Yamaguchi, a member of J-pop girl group NGT48, apologized onstage Thursday for “causing trouble for those who have taken care of me.” The 23-year-old was referring to her recent comments about an incident last month when she was grabbed and pinned down outside her apartment by two men, allegedly after another group member leaked her address. Yamaguchi said she reported the incident to NGT48’s managers, but went online when they did nothing. The men told police they “only wanted to talk” to the singer and haven’t been charged.

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