Date: Aug 28, 2015
By: Kuo Yi / Staff reporter
The Japanese agent and personal representative of Yui Hatano, a Japanese adult video
actress, yesterday bowed at a Taipei news conference to apologize for providing a previously published photograph for Taipei EasyCard Corp (悠遊卡公司) to use in a series of special-edition cards.
The company had invited Hatano to Taiwan for a photography session to produce images for two versions of her card, one “angel” and one “demon.”
Although the cards were not scheduled to be launched until Tuesday next week, there had already been a lot of discussion on the Internet, not only about the choice of Hatano, but that one image had been used on the cover of one of her adult videos.
EasyCard chairman Tai Chi-chuan (戴季全) said that a temporary hold had been placed on sales of the “angel” card, adding that there would be restrictions on where the card could be purchased so that buyer’s age requirements could be enforced. [FULL STORY]