The actor best known for his role in Magic Mike’s First Dance, Channing Tatum recalls a really embarrassing moment in his personal life. It was the moment she panicked like a child after meeting Matt Damon for the first time.
In a recent interview with People magazine, Channing shared a personal moment from his life. Noting the exact words that came out of his mouth, Channing mentioned that he was “barely recovering” after his first encounter with Matt Damon.
What else did Channing mention about meeting Matt Damon? When did all this occur? Read further to get your answer.
Channing Tatum’s Embarrassing Moment With Matt Damon
In a recent interview with People magazine, Channing shared a personal moment from his life when he met Matt Damon for the first time. She mentions that her first meeting with Matt was during the shooting of Steven Soderbergh’s 2011 film, tangled.
Channing further mentioned that he was sitting in an Albuquerque hotel bar together Steven Söderbergh after shooting all day. And while they were drinking together, Good Will Hunting actor Matt Damon came up to them.
Matt arrives at the bar to hang around with Steven Soderbergh. And that’s when Channing Tatum had a disappointing meeting with Matt, according to him.
Channing said the following words while remembering that encounter, “I was a huge fan and I still am. I sat down next to him, and I was like, ‘Hey, man. Where do you come from?’ — and I was like ‘I just asked Matt Damon where he came from.’”
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Recalling the moment Channing Tatum shared with Matt Damon, he continued, “Everyone on this planet knows where Matt Damon is coming from, and he certainly knows that I know where Matt Damon is coming from, and that I barely recovered.
Tatum added, “I do not think I said anything for the next two hours or so, and I’m still thinking about it today. Every now and then, I would just break out in a cold sweat and feel like, I am unable to believe it….
As fans reacted to Tatum’s first encounter with Matt, it seemed they were in touch with their star’s awkward reaction.
Adding to the awkward situation, Channing said, “He knew I was freaking out and did not even admit it. Because he’s a really handsome man. He only took care of me at that time and answered me. It’s like nothing ever happened.”