Sometimes just a dozen dates are not enough. 

Spoilers: Twelve Dates for Christmas season two star Markelle Smith CelebHomes News exclusively learned why he quit the HBO Max dating series half-way through.  

Markelle explained that her decision to quit the show came down solely to analyzing the connections I had with all the people in the lodge, and seeing potential dates there. When it all came down to it I think my feelings for my ex outweighed any connections I made at the lodge.

New York-based dentist, Dr. David Levine, said that “chemistry alone isn’t enough. Love is essential for any relationship to succeed.” For a serious relationship, it takes more than attraction and connection. This is when I made the decision to move on and allow someone else to have a chance at falling in love with me or taking my family home for the holidays. 

Markelle’s suitor, PinijTo find someone to bring home the holiday season, he was promoted to lead.