Channing Tatum Reveals What He Named His Penis And More In Amazing Reddit AMA
Channing Tatum participated in a revealing – and highly entertaining – Reddit AMA on Wednesday, that included what the actor named his penis.
Channing Tatum Names His Penis In Reddit AMA
Tatum answered fan questions on Reddit Wednesday, June 17, to promote his newest film Magic Mike XXL. And, in true Tatum fashion, nothing was off limits and each revelation was better than the last, including a one word answer to the question, “Does your penis have a nickname?” Answer: it does, and it’s nickname is Gilbert.
Tatum plays a stripper in the highly anticipated Magic Mike sequel, so it’s fitting many of the questions and answers involved Tatum and relative levels of nakedness. For example, when asked what super power he would want, Tatum answered, “I wish that I could make anyone at any point just happen to be naked. Not for the reason that everyone thinks. Because people get really nice when they get naked. Like okay, I can’t be an a—hole. People aren’t a—holes when they get naked (for the most part). They are thinking about what they look like. S—tty answer, I tied to do something funny and it didn’t work.”
Tatum also mentioned nudity when asked what three items he would bring with him on a deserted island, writing, “How about a magical seashell that’s always filled with bourbon. And I would like a magical palm tree that had a lot of shade with instead of coconuts there’s just peanut butter jelly sandwiches whit Cheetos underneath. And my wife that is always happy and possibly naked.”
Tatum is married to Jenna Dewan-Tatum, his Step Up co-star, and when Dewan was asked about her husband’s detailed and magical answer on Twitter, she gavie it her full support.
Well that does sound like a pretty epic deserted island… https://t.co/YNA54mqtvH
— Jenna Dewan Tatum (@jennaldewan) June 18, 2015
Tatum took the opportunity to be refreshingly honest and open about his career, specifically last year’s horribly reviewed, and box office flop, Jupiter Ascending. “Jupiter Ascending? What was that?” one fan asked. “Great question. I have the same one to myself,” Tatum answered.
When asked what his favorite film he’d been a part of was, Tatum had some course correcting to do: “My favorite movie that I’ve been a part of is Magic Mike, wait scratch that. It’s Step Up. Where I met my wife. Because if I don’t say that my wife will kill me.”
Channing Tatum On Joe Manganiello’s Pecs, Matt Bomer’s Eyes
Tatum also dished on a few of his Hollywood peers, gushing over Jonah Hill and his Magic Mike XXL co-stars. “[Hill] can completely be one of the most intellectually smart and quick people that I’ve ever been around, and then he can come down to my level and just be very kid like and just play without any pretension. I love him. He’s like a brother to me,” Tatum said of his 22 Jump Street co-star.
Tatum also had some very complimentary things to say about Magic Mike XXL co-stars Matt Bomer and Joe Manganiello.
“No matter if you’re a man, woman, cat, hamster, you will get lost in Matt Bomer’s eyes. I don’t know what they are made of outside of dreams and rainbows and amazingness but it truly doesn’t matter. And when he sings. It’s like god gave with both hands and then grew a third hand and graced him more. He’s crazy talented,” Tatum said of Bomer.
Later, when asked about a possible fight between himself and Manganiello, he answered, “It would be a messy fight. The light would probably bounce off his pectoral muscles and blind me.”
Tatum also gave a shoutout to Sandra Bullock when asked how he would survive a zombie apocalypse: “Oh man. Crossbow, straight up, and I’d want an army of ninja chimpanzees that crush people all around me. Or I would just go to Sandra Bullock’s house as I’m sure she has all that stuff because she’s dope and kick-ass.”
Finally, Tatum also showed off a more serious side during the AMA when speaking about his 2-year-old daughter, Everly, and how being a father has changed him. “It has really really made things wildly more in perspective. I have a very very large appetite for working and doing things and when you put it into the framework of am I going to be proud of telling my daughter I took time away from her to do this project is kinda my gauge right now. It’s taken away a lot of the bulls—t.”
Magic Mike XXL hits theaters Wednesday, July 1st.
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