Hamasaki Ayumi announces her marriage to her American husband
Hamasaki Ayumi announced through the website of her fanclub "Team Ayu" at 5pm on 3 March with the title "Just married" to inform her fans that she has gotten married. Hamasaki who last appeared in public on 1 March during the Tokyo Girls Collection, is now in Los Angeles and had asked her representative i.e. her mother to submit the marriage application at 4.30pm on 3 March. The marriage registration was also completed in the US at the end of February.
Hamasaki had announced on 13 December 2013 that she was engaged to an American who is currently a medical student at UCLA.