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Matthew Bristol: Breaking Amish And Living In LA

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Matt Bristol, the 24-year-old star of "Breaking Amish: Los Angeles" refuses to divulge the biggest secret of his life, a secret so big that after his parents found out, Matt moved out.

Matt is a man of faith whose family joined a Pennsylvania community of Mennonites when he was 7, and Matt says it changed his life forever. So what's the big secret? All Matt will say is he doesn't live with his parents any longer because he "did something bad." He's been asked many times, but he won't say what that something bad is.

When Steve Edwards and Maria Sansone asked him about it on Good Day LA, Matt said it's something he's not comfortable talking about right now. However, he did hint that all will be revealed before the end of the current season.

When asked what's next for him, Matt says he doesn't know for sure yet. He does say that despite a devout connection to his faith, he wants leave the Mennonite community he grew up in so he can pursue a career in fashion design. Until now, that's all been a dream and Matt hasn't yet made a final decision on whether to try and make that dream a reality.

Stay tuned.

Fun facts About Matthew Bristol:

  • Matt is a 24-year-old man from Pennsylvania who wants to follow in his brother's footsteps of leaving the Mennonite community, and pursue a career in fashion design.
  • Two of his siblings have already left the community, and he wonders if exploring his interest in fashion design will set him on the same path.
  • Matt's family joined the Mennonite faith when he was 7, changing his life forever.


‘Breaking Amish: Los Angeles' airs Sunday night on TLC.

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