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Yukio Hatoyama, former prime minister of Japan (and sartorially controversial politician) may have stepped down from office on Tuesday, but that won't stop Anna Wintour from running the already-shot spread of ex-first lady Miyuki Hatoyama (above).
Two months ago, Vogue sent a photographer Annie Leibovitz, executive fashion editor Phyllis Posnick, and a production team to Japan to shoot Hatoyama for the August issue—the magazine's annual "Age Issue."
Besides being Japan's first lady, Miyuki Hatoyama is probably best known for claiming that she was abducted by aliens in the 1990s. WWD reports that her 2008 memoir says: "While my body was asleep, I think my soul rode on a triangular-shaped UFO and went to Venus."
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