Japanese billionaire decides not to find girlfriend to fly around the Moon after all
E-commerce billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has backtracked on his weird plan to find a girlfriend to take into house by means of actuality TV present. Maezawa, the founding father of Zozotown, made a vital downpayment on a personal SpaceX flight around the Moon and had initially deliberate to take a number of artists with him, however later introduced plans to solicit a romantic companion for the journey and past via an AbemaTV documentary to be referred to as “Full Moon Lovers.”
Now these desires are useless, as Maezawa has requested the present’s cancellation citing “personal reasons.” “Despite my genuine and honest determination toward the show, there was a part of me that still had mixed feelings about my participation,” he writes on Twitter. “To think that 27,722 women, with earnest intentions and courage, had used their precious time to apply makes me feel extremely remorseful to conclude and inform everyone with this selfish decision of mine.”
“I understand that I have disappointed many people — the applicants and all the staff from AbemaTV who were involved in the production — and I apologize to everyone for my unfavorable actions. I am truly sorry from the bottom of my heart.”
Due to private causes, I’ve knowledgeable AbemaTV yesterday with my resolution to now not take part in the matchmaking documentary, therefore requested for the cancellation of the present.
— Yusaku Maezawa (MZ) 前澤友作 (@yousuck2020) January 30, 2020
Maezawa is not any stranger to stepping again from ostentatious plans. In 2017 Zozotown shipped thousands and thousands of free skintight fits that have been supposed to have the ability to assist measure prospects’ physique measurements so they might order garments with the good match. Just a little over a 12 months later, although, Maezawa had to admit that the scheme was an costly failure, and the firm was quickly compelled to shut its US and European operations altogether. The inventory value frequently plummeted, and he stepped down as president in September after promoting the firm to SoftBank’s Yahoo Japan.