A proposed new reality TV show could center on former ultra-Orthodox Jews who have chosen to leave the community. “It’s about twenty somethings who make the decision to leave everything behind, and are now faced with living their lives without help from anyone and very little knowledge of the outside secular world,” said producer Noah Scheinmann, according to the New York Daily News.
However, critics are already slamming the show as trivializing and stereotyping a religious community. “You can’t sleep with a lot of women. You can’t try a lot of different kinds of food,” said Luzer Twersky, one of the confirmed cast members.
Just some of the elements reportedly to be included in the show include tasting bacon and watching Star Wars for the first time. Scheinmann is reportedly shopping the TV show to networks but so far has no commitments.