Channing Tatum Reveals If He’ll Ever Tell His Daughter He Was A Stripper
Channing Tatum frankly asks if he will ever tell his daughter about his past as a stripper.
In an interview published Wednesday, the ‘Magic Mike’s Last Dance’ star told Entertainment Tonight that when his 9-year-old daughter, Everly, is “old enough” to watch the explicit film, “we’ll have that conversation.”
“There’s no version of me that hasn’t had the ‘Dad didn’t just do them in movies, I was a real stripper’ conversation,” he said. he declares. “I’m not going to lie to him.”
Tatum’s “Magic Mike” character, Mike Lane, is loosely inspired by the actor’s brief stint as an 18-year-old male performer in Tampa, Florida, before finding success in Hollywood.
The actor told The Hollywood Reporter in 2014 that he made “$150…on a good night” as a stripper. “On a bad night, 70 bucks – even 50 sometimes… Not as good as you think.
Tatum, who is currently dating actor Zoë Kravitzmarried his “Step Up” co-star Jenna Dewan in 2009, and the couple welcomed Everly in 2013 before finalizing their divorce in 2019.
The first “Magic Mike” was a surprise hit, grossing $167 million at the box office and leading to the release of the 2015 sequel, “Magic Mike XXL.”
“Magic Mike’s Last Dance” marks the third and final installment in the film franchise.
Directed by Steven Soderbergh, the steamy film also stars Ayub Khan-Din, Gavin Spokes, Caitlin Gerard, Juliette Motamed, Jemelia Georg and Vicki Pepperdine.