Sawajiri Erika Releases Statement Via Her Agency

Sawajiri Erika releases statement via her agency

Actress Sawajiri Erika, who was arrested last month on suspicion of possessing the synthetic drug MDMA, released a statement via her agency Avex Management on December 6. 

First, Sawajiri apologized, "At this time, I would like to sincerely apologize to my fans and persons concerned for the trouble and worries I have caused. From the bottom of my heart, I feel regretful for betraying many people.

She continued, "I promise to cut myself off of synthetic drugs and work with a specialist to recover. As a first step, I am heading to a medical institution today to get examined. I ask for your understanding and pardon that I am apologizing in writing."