He gave up 1,2 million euros: Japanese Princess Mako will live in a one-bedroom apartment ?!

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Four years after the announcement of their engagement, former Princess Mako of Japan officially married her college sweetheart, Kay Komuro.

 

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Princess Mako, the granddaughter of the Japanese emperor, relinquished the title and 1,2 million euros when she married 30-year-old Kay Komuro this Tuesday, writes Vice.com.

The royal officials submitted the couple's documents to the Tokyo registry office on Tuesday morning, with a bit of pomp traditionally seen at royal weddings. Hours later, the newlyweds held a press conference for the first time since 2017.

"I am grateful to you from the bottom of my heart," Mako said, addressing the public for the first time as a civilian and thanking the people who helped and supported her.

Kay began his speech with "I love Mako."

"I want to spend my life with the person I love," he told dozens of reporters gathered in the room they rented for the event.

 

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The newlyweds said they planned to build a warm and peaceful family atmosphere together, and although they did not reveal where they would live, Japanese television station NHK said they would move into a one-bedroom apartment in Tokyo before moving to New York.

Earlier this month, the royal institution clarified that the wedding ceremony, reception banquet and other rituals would not take place and that the lump sum usually given to women in the royal household who marry ordinary people, in the amount of 1,2, was not approved. , XNUMX million euros.

The four-year-old The engagement of Princess Mako and Komura was marked by numerous scandals and quarrels that began when a tabloid reported that Komuro was involved in a financial scandal.

Things soon got worse as tabloids reported on a money scandal involving Comuro's mother, prompting the press to turn to him. Comoros, who was attacked for allegations that his mother borrowed money from her ex-fiancé and refused to return it. This still unresolved quarrel caused a scandal in Japan, where the impeccable behavior of members of the royal family is expected.

The wedding was postponed, and he left Japan to study law in New York in 2018 to return in September.

 

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