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Channing Tatum opens up about fatherhood

The movie star gets candid about the challenges and joys of being a dad

Channing Tatum
The movie star gets candid about the challenges and joys of being a dad

His one-year-old daughter Everly is the apple of his eye, but that doesn't mean Channing finds fatherhood easy!

As he told T, The New York Times Style Magazine, it's made him more aware of his own habits as a parent.

"You notice your behavior, like, 'Wow, I don't have much patience right now. Why is that?'" he revealed.

"You spend the day watching this thing constantly taking in information, and you have to be sure you're making that happen. At the end of the day when I put her to bed, I feel glad to have some peace but say to myself, 'That was so much fun.'"

 Channing shared this adorable picture of his wife Jenna Dewan and their little girl Everly.
Channing shared this adorable picture of his wife Jenna Dewan and their little girl Everly.

It's a busy year for the actor, who's currently making Magic Mike XXL, the highly anticipated sequel to Magic Mike. The films are based on his real-life experiences as a male stripper, and Channing has been open about how that helped to launch his career.

"My dad's a physical guy. I think that's how I wanted to see myself as a kid, how I won approval, and it's no secret that that's how I got into this business," he told the magazine.

"But over time I've been able to develop other aspects of myself, sort of on-the-job training"

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