A 62-year-old contestant was kicked off the Turkish dating show “The Luck of the Draw” after he admitted to killing his ex-wife and a former girlfriend -- while promising NOT to kill his next wife.
“I’m an honest person and looking for a new wife,” Sefer Calinak told the host of the Flash TV show before adding that he served time in prison for murdering both of his lovers. Calinak was then immediately asked to leave the show, according to the Daily Mail.
Calinak said he opened up about the murders because he wanted to lead an honest life and not have his next wife fear that she might be killed too. He never completed his full sentences through a government amnesty program and was only behind bars for about four years.
“Women left me after I told them that I murdered my previous two wives. That’s why I openly told them. I spent 14 years in prison. I have changed my ways,” he told the Turkish daily HaberTürk, according to the English-language Turkish website Hurriyet Daily News. “The woman who will marry me should not be afraid of me killing her.”
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Calinak said he killed his first wife, Fadime, who was also his cousin, after her behavior changed. He said they lived with her family, who wanted her to marry a widower instead.
"Her behavior changed. The nephew of the man who wanted to marry her started to come to our village. I was jealous and I killed her, in a way,” he said.
The 62-year-old dating show contestant said he also killed an ex-lover, a married woman named Coquette. He claimed he killed her because she refused to leave her husband for him, but the killing was an accident that occurred during an argument. Calinak also said she tried to kill him.
“I killed her after she attempted to kill me. She was accidently killed when I swung an axe,” he said.
"Bad luck always found me," he said, according to USA Today. "In spite of everything, I still want to get married. This time I'll leave it to God. "