"I was like, 'I don't want to be the guy that's known for trying to hit on the talent,'" Franklin recalled. So even if I wanted to think that it was possible, it was not possible." "We see splits every single day, especially in Hollywood," Franklin said.
Could celibacy be the answer to finding your soul mate?
Lifetime Meagan Good, Kelly Rowland, Keri Hilson and Kellee Stewart portray friends looking for love in the Lifetime Original Movie, "Love By the 10th Date," premiering January 28 at 8pm ET/PT.
The two-hour romantic comedy also stars Cat Deeley, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman and Brandon T. Written and directed by Nzingha Stewart, "Love By the 10th Date" follows Gabby (Good), Nell (Stewart), Billie (Hilson) and Margot (Rowland) who balance their dating adventures alongside their career ambitions at an upscale digital magazine in Los Angeles, under the watchful eye of their editor, Maureen (Deeley).
Following the movie, Lifetime premieres a one hour after show special at 10pm ET/PT, as the cast reunites to share stories from the set, outtakes and other behind-the-scenes gossip.
Wendy Finerman, Lisa Zupan and Nzingha Stewart are executive producers. "Love By the 10th Date" is produced by Silver Screen Pictures Inc.
"And then I was worried that they were going to cheat or the relationship was going to end or whatever, and what happened was the relationship ended anyway." That's when Good decided to become a born-again virgin -- which, coincidentally, was a choice Franklin had already committed to in light of his ministry.
Still, it wasn't easy for them to suppress their physical attraction for each other. Praying together and going to church together, reading together and keeping God in our relationship is critical.
The couple said "I do" during a fairytale sunset wedding at a Malibu, California, winery in 2012 after dating for 13 months, and their wedding night was the first night they had sex.star sat down with FOX 5 NY Wednesday to discuss their new book, "The Wait", and what an important part celibacy played in their relationship."We feel this is a path to healthy relationships," admits Franklin.The Hollywood power couple insists that waiting to have sex until marriage was key to their relationship."I would feel bad and be like, 'Let's try to be celibate,'" Good continued."We wrote the book to say, hey, here's another way you can do love that makes you feel healthy and happy." Fun fact: De Von is a Seventh Day Adventist preacher.