Malaysian Reality Show Has Contestants Vying For Imam Gig

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A new Malaysian reality TV show has contestants performing some very unusual challenges, including preparing bodies for burial and counseling unwed mothers, all in the hopes of becoming an Imam. Kind of makes Fear Factor sound downright wussy.

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browngirlinthering
browngirlinthering

malaysia has always flirted with the marriage of islam and pop culture, often to the dismay of conservative fundamentalist imams from the middle east.

See, for reference, malaysian islamic boy band "Raihan"