Japan's former princess leaves for US with commoner husband


A Japanese princess who gave up her royal status to marry her commoner college sweetheart is now a New Yorker Paris fashion reporters jailed but the former princess Masako and her husband K. Comaro didn't stop to speak as they boarded their plane in Tokyo Sunday leaving behind a nation that has criticized their romance the newlyweds touched down at JFK airport later in the day to start married life in New York he's a graduate of Fordham University law school has a job at a local law firm but still has to pass the bar exam the former princess declined the offer of a hundred and forty million yen that's one point two three million dollars payment to which she was entitled for leaving the imperial family palace officials said Julie Walker New York

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