The series “Newton’s Game” renewed the controversy over verbal divorce in Egypt. Tweeters considered that the drama stems from a crisis caused by the lack of clarity and understanding of divorce legislation in Egyptian society.
Tweeters said that the most controversial drama during the month of Ramadan may force religious bodies in Egypt to reconsider the issue of verbal divorce and not take place unless it is documented.
The Egyptian media, in turn, considered that the series exploded a societal controversial issue, which was denied by those in charge of the work, stressing that the drama is purely human, and that what is happening in terms of provoking the verbal divorce controversy is just a plot.
The drama of the series “Newton’s Game” revolves around the attempt of an Egyptian woman “here” to prove her ability to succeed without the help of her husband or her family in the experience of giving birth to her
Some of the interactions with episodes of the series are a social issue, and not just a drama that entertain viewers. Through his official account, the writer Khaled Montaser (classified as an open-minded liberal who has many opinions of a secular political character) addressed a group of tweets about feminist and social issues that deal with the events of the series, demanding that the state not pay attention to religious bodies
While some expected that the series would cause a change in the personal status laws related to the occurrence of verbal divorce, demanding that the divorce be officially documented and not paying attention to this type of divorce. Advertising https://platform.twitter.com/embed/Tweet.html?dnt=true&embedId=twitter-
The talk about the need to review personal status laws related to verbal divorce and unseen return is not a conversation, as the beginning of its presentation on the scene was when the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi addressed it in the presence of the Sheikh of Al-Azhar, the honorable Imam, Dr. They themselves before making the decision to divorce to allow the spouses to change their positions to preserve the stability of the family. He concluded his speech by directing the conversation to the Sheikh of Al-Azhar, saying, “You tired me, honorable Imam,” in reference to Al-Azhar’s refusal to implement that proposal.