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12 Dates of Christmas' Garrett Marcantel Answers Fans' Burning Questions After the Finale

Garrett Marcantel, the openly gay leading man from the dating reality series 12 Dates of Christmas, is responding to fans’ burning questions about the show now that all episodes are available for streaming.

The reunion special just debuted on HBO Max and fans had a lot of questions about Garrett‘s time on the show.

A lot of the questions were about Garrett‘s relationships with Jose and Dominick, both on the show and now that filming has concluded.

Garrett also talked about the reunion special, in which he acknowledged that he “took some hits” from the guys he dated.

When asked if he fooled around with anyone after their time at the castle, Garrett said, “Depends on that definition I guess… the most I did in the castle was make out with Jose in the hot tub.”

Over two dozen questions were answered, so make sure to keep reading to see all of the responses.

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'12 Dates of Christmas' Reunion Spoilers: Who Is Still Together?

The reunion special for 12 Dates of Christmas is streaming now on HBO Max and we learned the fates of the couples who formed on the show!

For those that don’t know, season one of 12 Dates was filmed in February and March of 2020. The show finished production right before the pandemic hit, so the new couples had a huge challenge facing them right after they fell in love.

Only two of the three leads brought a love interest home for Christmas and one of the couples even got engaged during the season finale.

The cast got together just a couple weeks ago in Los Angeles, following all COVID-19 safety protocols, and chatted with host Shangela about their time on the show, plus what has happened since the cameras went away.

12 Dates of Christmas was just renewed for a second season, so expect more fun dates to watch in 2021.

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HBO Max Renews '12 Dates of Christmas' for a Second Season!

HBO Max has announced that the dating reality series 12 Dates of Christmas, which was created by the team behind Love Is Blind, will be coming back for a second season!

All eight episodes of the show’s first season, plus the reunion special, are now available on the streaming service.

12 Dates is the escapist holiday treat we all need right now,” said Jennifer O’Connell, HBO Max executive vice president of non-fiction and live-action family. “In season one, we wanted to shake up the snow globe to combine everything we love about holiday romcoms with a clever dating show format and a wink at our audience. We look forward to doing more of the same in season two, with a continued emphasis on casting to represent diversity of experience!”

12 Dates of Christmas follows single “leads” as they meet potential love interests and go on the titular 12 dates in the hopes of finding that special someone to bring home for the holidays. Season one was filmed at a castle in Austria and followed hopeless romantics Faith, Chad and Garrett as they searched for love in a magical winter wonderland.

The show has received tons of praise for the diverse casting that is featured on the show, which will continue in season two.

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The '12 Dates of Christmas' Reunion Special Will Have a Surprise for One of the Leads

If you loved the new HBO Max reality series 12 Dates of Christmas, it’s not over just yet!

All eight episodes of the new show, from the creators of Netflix’s smash hit Love Is Blind, are streaming now on HBO Max. There’s one more episode that will be available next week – a reunion!

The show was filmed back in February and March of 2020, right before the pandemic started. Two couples stayed together by the end of the season and one of them even got engaged. Are they still together? We’ll have to find out during the reunion.

RuPaul’s Drag Race star Shangela is hosting the reunion, which premieres on Thursday, December 17 on HBO Max.

The streamer said in a statement that the “reunion special is a chance for Chad, Faith, Garrett and their love interests to unwrap everything that’s gone down since last Christmas – from settling scores and revealing juicy behind-the-scenes stories to unmasking secret hookups and answering whether our couples stayed together…or said goodbye.”

“There’s definitely a few unexpected surprises…there is definitely a surprise to one of the leads,” showrunner Sam Dean told E! News.

Read all of the answers that Garrett gave to the juicy questions asked by fans.

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Meet Faith Fernandez, the Leading Lady on '12 Dates of Christmas,' with These 10 Fun Facts (Exclusive)

If you’re not watching 12 Dates of Christmas yet, you have two days to catch up before the final episodes premiere on HBO Max!

We caught up with Faith Hernandez, the leading lady on the holiday-themed dating series, to learn some fun things about her that fans likely don’t know.

12 Dates of Christmas follows three hopelessly romantic singles – Faith, Chad, and Garrett – on their journey to meet that special someone to bring home for the holidays. The series begins at a fairytale castle in Austria, where the three singles are introduced to potential love interests, but their path to love won’t be easy. Filled with unexpected twists and turns, the singles will ultimately choose a special someone to take home for the holidays, with the hope of a perfect Christmas ending.

Six of the eight episodes are available to watch right now on HBO Max and the remaining episodes are going to be released on Thursday (December 10).

Faith, 25, is from Seattle, but she currently lives in Los Angeles and works as a stylist. She has only been in one serious relationship and she’s been single for the last five years. Check out the 10 Fun Facts she shared with us below:

  1. I won best hair in high school.
  2. I was never allowed to do Pointe growing up because of my scoliosis.
  3. My all-time favorite movie is tied between Love & Basketball or The Shawshank Redemption.
  4. Favorite song of all time is “Misty Blue” by Dorothy Moore.
  5. Ranch is my go to dipping sauce, all day every day.

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Get to Know Garrett Marcantel from '12 Dates of Christmas' with These 10 Fun Facts (Exclusive)

12 Dates of Christmas is the holiday-themed dating reality show that you need to be watching right now and we caught up with one of the show’s stars to learn more about him!

Garrett Marcantel is the show’s gay leading man and he has six hot guys competing for his heart.

The HBO Max series follows three sexy singles – Garrett, Chad, and Faith – while they search for someone to take home for Christmas. There are some twists and turns and some of the dates even start falling for each other, making the show the perfect mash-up of The Bachelor and Love Island.

Garrett, 29, is a real estate developer who recently moved to Los Angeles after living in New York City. He came out as gay when he was 24 and hasn’t had the chance to bring a guy home to meet his family in Louisiana, so he definitely is looking for the perfect man to be his first.

Here are 10 Fun Facts about Garrett:

  1. Top Celebrity Crush: Chris Evans
  2. Favorite Artist: Kacey Musgraves
  3. Nighttime snack go to: mix peanut butter and jelly together in a bowl and eat with a spoon.
  4. Self-Care: Lush bath bombs
  5. Favorite Hobby: Anything outdoors related, except hunting.

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Meet the 6 Hot Guys Competing for Garrett Marcantel's Heart on '12 Dates of Christmas'

12 Dates of Christmas is the new dating reality series you’ve gotta watch this holiday season and what makes the show so unique is that it features gay bachelors looking for love!

The series follows three sexy singles as they look for someone to bring home for Christmas and they each are introduced to six dates throughout the season. There are some twists and turns and some of the dates even start falling for each other, making the show the perfect mash-up of The Bachelor and Love Island.

Garrett Marcantel is one of the handsome leading men and he has six hot guys who competed for his heart. You can get to know all of them in this post!

The first six episodes of 12 Dates of Christmas are streaming now on HBO Max and the final two episodes will debut on December 10.

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