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Channing Tatum talks Magic Mike XXL and reveals he calls his penis 'Gilbert'


Magic Mike XXL

Magic Mike XXL

Magic Mike XXL

Channing Tatum took part in a very revealing Reddit AMA session for Omaze on Tuesday ostensibly to talk about his new film, Magic Mike XXL.

Unsurprisingly, given it's a film about male strippers, the visibility or not of Channing's man bits was a pressing question.

"I do not do full frontal but I can promise you when you're standing in front of a bunch of people in a very small thong it doesn't leave a lot to the imagination," he said.

He also revealed that he calls his penis Gilbert. 

Asked if he ever gets lost in Magic Mike XXL co-star Matt Bomer's eyes, he said, "absof**kinglutely. 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 with more. he's crazy talented."

Sticking with the sex theme, another fan asked what is the dirtiest thing a fan has ever said to him.

"Oh f**k. God let's see. No one has anyone said let's go to the alley and f**k or anything like that. It's kinda shocking that no one has said that. Their behavior gets bizarre and that's the strange part.

"Also nothing that anyone would ever say to me would be worse than what's going on in my head."

Venturing beyond Magic Mike, he revealed he would like to have played King Joffrey in Game of Thrones, although we're not sure he would have quite fit that particular role.

Given he rose to stardom in dance movie Step Up, his response to this question - How many times is too many times to see Step Up? - is hilarious:

"Hahahahaha! I guess you need to see it as many times as it takes you to realize how bad my acting is in it. And fast forward to the dancing parts after that."

Of the bloated turkey that was Channing's last film, a fan asked, "Jupiter Ascending.  What was that?" to which he replied, "Great question. I have the same one to myself."

Check out the full AMA here

Magic Mike XXL releases on July 3.

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