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his morbid talk. He doesn want children, won consider owning a pet, and blames himself for the failure of his marriage to singer and dancer Yuri Ichii, a union that ended five years ago because of what he describes as his unwillingness to care about anyone more than he cares about himself and his work. guess I am a child, he says. will always be a child. RELATED_CONTENT_MARKER >And it's with juvenile petulance that he talks about how Tokyo fashion community has turned its back on him, dismissed him, even laughed at him.
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