Kimura & Shizuka to split

7 Jul – Japanese stars, Takuya Kimura and Kudo Shizuka who have been married since year 2000 with two daughters, are rumoured to be heading towards a divorce, according to China Press as reported by Daily Chilli website.

The news is expected to be announced during the next month, as it was said that one of the member of SMAP band had informed his management company about the split.

Takuya Kimura was seen without his wedding ring on his fingers.

He is currently busy filming TBS's "Antarctica" and has not been going home for two months.

It has been speculated that the custody of the girls would be granted to pop-singer, Kudo Shizuka if the divorce did happen.

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