Channing Tatum does not dry himself off with a towel; he braces himself on all fours and shakes himself dry like a duck dog.
Channing Tatum sticks his head out of the window on long car rides. Sometimes, if he catches someone looking at him, he’ll stick his tongue out happily, to complete the effect. It’s partly a joke, and partly something he does without knowing why he has to do it.
Channing Tatum still remembers the password to his old Hotmail account. It ends in “69.”
Channing Tatum calls H&M “H.M.” When his wife Jenna corrects him, he says, “Yeah, babe, that’s what I said. H&Ms.”
The first time that Channing Tatum listened to Nina Simone was almost exactly like that scene from Clueless where Christian asks Cher if she likes Billie Holliday and she says, “I love him.” Now, if you asked him about her, he would say, “I don’t always understand what she’s singing about, but man, it makes me feel something.”
Channing Tatum’s favorite movie is The Man With Two Brains.
Channing Tatum’s favorite snack is Flamin’ Hot Cheetos dipped in those little individual-serving-sized tubs of cream cheese. His trainer smacks them out of his hand whenever she sees him eating them, and he just laughs.
Channing Tatum has a low-key fantasy of doing a Robin-Hood-style disguise and auditioning for So You Think You Can Dance as an unknown.
When Channing Tatum prays, which isn’t often, he actually gets down on his knees and does the little folded-hand thing, like kids do in old illustrated books. He only knows the one prayer, the “now-I-lay-me-down-to-sleep-I-pray-the-Lord-my-soul-to-keep” one, but he means it.
Channing Tatum has seen every episode of Charmed.
Channing Tatum has exactly one little kids’ game in his repertoire. He calls it Sweater Monster. He pulls the hood of his sweater up over his head and growls like a monster. It’s not much, but kids love it. “I don’t get it,” Jenna says. “What’s not to get, babe? Sweater Monster. Sweater” – gesturing to his hoodie – “Monster” – he gestures toward his face. “Sweater Monster.”
Mallory is an Editor of The Toast.