Çalınak insists he's simply a victim of destiny: “Bad luck always found me.In spite of everything I still want to get married.However, AKP argues that it has consistently won majorities in elections and plebiscites since the turn of the millennium, and therefore arguably represents a larger, more dominant segment of society.Kurtulmus argues that dating shows are contrary to Turkey’s “customs, traditions, beliefs, the Turkish family structure and the culture of Anatolian lands”.This time I'll leave it to God.” You may be wondering why no one vetted this 62-year-old axe murderer before letting him on a marriage match-making show. They knew about the first murder, just not the second one.So if you’re keeping track, you can still be on a TV dating show in Turkey if you’ve killed one wife, but definitely not two.), Sefer Çalınak, 62, casually admitted that he murdered his former wife and then his former girlfriend. His cousin Fadime, with whom he eloped when they were both 17.Not surprisingly, his confession shocked the program's host, the other participants, the studio audience, the viewers at home and pretty much the rest of Turkey. Five months into the marriage he became “irritated” with her and decided the solution was to murder her.
In June alone, the media watchdog slapped fines on the Star, Fox, Kanal D, ATV and Flash TV channels.In response to an information request by the commission, the RTUK said it had issued 28 warnings and 40 fines involving seven programs.The marriage shows, which viewers remain addicted to despite the avalanche of complaints, feature neither skimpily dressed, passionate young people like shows in Argentina nor foreign women hoping to tie the knot on 90-day visas as on TLC TV in the United States. We entered the market in 2006 and the concept was a local dating site based around city neighborhoods.There’s about 35 million Internet users in Turkey at this time and about 1/3 are under 15. There’s actually no real translation for the word ‘dating’ in Turkey. Our users don’t want to really disclose their identity.