We’ve all fantasized about the fact that Channing Tatum got his start as a stripper, but we assumed watching him strut his stuff in Magic Mike and its upcoming sequel was the closest we’d ever come to seeing him in all his gyrating glory.
But thanks to the magic of the internet, a video has surfaced of an 18-year-old Tatum, going by the stage name Chan Crawford, doing his best late ’90s hip-hop inspired seduction ballet.
And OK, we may have been secretly wishing for something like this to appear, but something about seeing a teenager grinding up and down a bunch of middle-aged women kind of makes the whole thing a lot less sexy.
Also, what 18-year-old looks like that?! Come on.
Here’s the video: