Natasha Rothwell-Narrated Holiday Dating Series, ’12 Dates of Christmas’ Returns

by Yah Yah
Photograph by Courtesy of HBO Max

“Insecure” star is the narrator for the second season of the ultimate holiday dating series, “12 Dates of Christmas.”

The series follows three singles (Amanda Grace, Danny and Markelle) as they escape to a stunning winter wonderland, each searching for someone special to bring home for the holidays,” according to the press release.

All nine episodes of the second season of “12 Dates of Christmas” returns debuts Thursday, Nov. 25 on HBO Max.

You can view the new trailer below.

As well as starring as Kelli on HBO’s “Insecure,” Rothwell is also a producer and writer for the show, which has just kicked of its final season.

Speaking to, Rothwell opened up about her experience of penning her favorite “Insecure” episode. She said she wrote it days after the murder of George Floyd.

“Approaching [the airing of] this episode, I was exhausted,” says Rothwell. “I thought, ‘I don’t know if folks want to f—k with this right now.’ But even I didn’t know how badly I needed those 30 minutes to just not think about everything going on. It was a respite. I was so happy to see people of color giggling and playing.”

Rothwell spoke of the importance of integrating intersectional feminism into her work. “I can’t be a champion of marginalized voices without speaking to my Blackness and without speaking to my femininity,” she shared. “And I can’t do that if I’m not also uplifting the marginalized voices of the LGBTQIA+ community, of those who are gender nonconforming, and of those who are disabled. There are a myriad of communities that require a voice and support.”

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