Morimoto Ryutaro is a young J-Pop singer and a singer in the boyband, Hey! Say! JUMP! where he debuted in 2007.
In response to his underage smoking scandal, Johnny's Entertainment issued a statement of apology and suspended Morimoto from all of his activities indefinitely. Johnny Kitagawa himself stated that Morimoto now has ambitions to focus on studying and denied any possibility of him returning soon.