By now, anyone who follows an ounce of celebrity news knows that Channing Tatum briefly performed as a male stripper back when he was about 18 years old. But did you know that his stripper name loosely sounded like Cindy Crawford? Or how much money his moves actually made him?
Skip navigation! Channing Tatum is a national treasure. His latest foray into woke bae-dom is giving male celebrities stripper names as part of the promotional push for the live Vegas show.
Published: April 23, The year-old drew on his past life as an exotic dancer for the Magic Mike movies, with his saucy former professional also used as inspiration for the live strip show revue in Las Vegas. But in a new interview, Channing admitted he has absolutely no desire to return to his stripper ways.
Channing Tatum has always been open and honest about his stripper past - after all, it was the inspiration behind his hit Magic Mike movies. But the year-old actor has revealed that his dad, Glenn, only found out that he had been an exotic dancer when he gave Ellen Degeneres a lap dance on her chat show back in February The Step Up star was sitting in for Jimmy Kimmel on his chat show last night 2 November and chatting to Degeneres as he recalled: 'That was my very first time on your show, and I got to let you know that that was the very first time that my dad actually found out that I was a stripper for a short time. Footage from the pair's interview from featured a year-old Tatum - who had stripped briefly in his teens - giving the comedian a mini lap dance and hip grind, while the audience screamed and cheered him on.
We know we're not the only ones to appreciate the lovely Channing Tatum, who displayed his many talents in Magic Mike. However, it seems that year-old Channing was well accomplished in the art of stripping before he went to work on the film. Footage has emerged of the actor aged 18 performing a rather interesting routine at a Florida nightclub under the name Chan Crawford.
The original film, and later a sequel, turned around the fortunes of lead Channing Tatum, who based them on his own experiences as a struggling male stripper in Florida in the s. On a bad night, 70 bucks - even 50 at times. Or you can try something else a little crazy.
Yes, the live stage show which fans quite literally went wild for in Vegas is finally coming to us and we are living, breathing, gagging so to speak. To celebrate the announcement Channing flew over to London and Cosmopolitan UK had the exclusive opportunity to catch up with the man himself to find out everything you need to know about the show, including how to get pulled up on stage. Now, in case you weren't up to date on your Channing knowledge why are you even here?
He used his past job as a stripper as inspiration for Magic Mike but Channing Tatum has revealed there was a dark and seedy side to his former career. The movie star revealed on Monday that he did many things while working as a stripper in LA nightclubs in the nineties that he now doesn't dare to speak of. I am glad I moved on
About 30 minutes before the grand opening of Magic Mike Live at Hard Rock Las Vegas, Channing Tatum stood on a red carpet surrounded by 13 male performers in the show and a chant broke out among the men: "We want strippers! Tatum sat above the show on a balcony looking down at his creation, but certainly not missing the days when he was on stage as women tossed money at him. This is a show.