In this hadith, Muhammad defined three issues as pivotal and serious even if used jokingly: Marriage, divorce, and freeing a slave. "This hadith shows intent has no central part in these three matters," said the preacher, who also ruled that a woman who is married cannot depict a character getting married on television.
September 23, 2013
"Kuwaiti preacher Mubarak al-Bathali ruled recently that marriage depicted on television is considered valid and real."
"His ruling was based on a Muslim hadith, a saying by the Prophet Muhammad."