‘My first wife is upset a little’ – Kyrgyz scholar on polygamy

When a religious leader in Kyrgyzstan broadcast he had married a second wife, and told other men to follow suit, it’s no surprise there was mixed reaction on social media.

Chubak aji Jalilov revealed in a video, posted by Nasaat Media on YouTube, “I have not divorced from my first wife. She is a little bit angry now.”

However, a repost of the video has been viewed 60,000 times – rising by about 5,000 views per hour (at time of writing) – since the footage was published.

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  • Again – what is so great about this backward practice?

    • BillyHW

      It’s diverse! And vibrant!

      • How could it be otherwise?

      • Alain

        I’d rather pass on all that diverse and vibrant.

  • Watchman

    Coming soon to a Canadian, US and Australian suburb near you!

    • BillyHW

      Also welfare office near you!

    • Alain

      No, it is already here in Canada and likely the two other places also.

  • Shebel

    Every 9 year olds dream hubby.
    Really— This is EVIL.