Kei Komuro, the husband of the former Princess Mako, has failed New York's state bar exam for the second time, casting a shadow over the couple's future in the U.S.

Komuro shared the exam results with the head of the legal office where he used to work as a paralegal in Japan, NHK reported. He will aim to pass the next test in July.

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