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  Maki Horikita Retires From Entertainment Industry

4yr ago   ·   Wednesday 1 Mar, 2017 - 12:26am UTC   ·   Aysohmay   ·   9 upvotes   ·   4 comments   ·   62,866 views
Maki Horikita Retires From Entertainment Industry

Popular actress Maki Horikita has decided to retire from the entertainment industry effective immediately.

In a statement released by her agency on March 1, Horikita announced her sudden departure from the entertainment industry.

"I have decided to leave my career that I’ve had so far.  As a mother, I am living a very blessed life with my beloved family. I would like to protect this irreplaceable happiness with all of my strength, Horikita wrote.

The actress thanked her fans for all of their support throughout her career.

"Thank you very much to all of my fans who have supported me and to everyone who has been involved in my life these past 14 years," Horikita said.

Horikita is best known for her roles in popular dramas such as "Nobuta wo Produce" and "Hanazakari no Kimitachi e". She is married to actor Koji Yamamoto. The two have a child together who was born in December of 2015.

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    animefy 4yr ago

    awww sad to see her go but i wish her the best

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    khim 4yr ago

    My Idol :'(

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    one of my fav japanese actress.... sad to know she's leaving... but i have high hopes with her reappearing in the future! ill be waiting!

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    Hakuo 4yr ago

    NOOO....soo sad to see Horikita go.

    My 1st jdrama was Nobuta wo Produce xD...that trio (horikita, kamenashi and YamaP) were the ones who got me into JDrama.

    I'll me her....but wish her, and her family, all the best. See you around!!!

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