Matsumoto remained single with no history of marriage for years after his comedy partner, Hamada, was married with children.
He stated that he was not into romance, finding acts such as sharing a bed or bathing with someone else bothersome and unnecessary.
They did work together this year on Fuji TV's special dorama "Wagaya no Rekishi".
She worked on TBS's "Tokujo Kabachi"along side Sakurai Sho and appeared several times on "Himitsu no Arashi chan".
as he is commonly known, is one of Japan's most popular comedians and TV hosts.