Zoë Kravitz Shared The Story Behind Those Viral Paparazzi Photos With Channing Tatum

    Zoë Kravitz and Channing Tatum were first linked in early 2021.

    Zoë Kravitz is spilling on the early days of her relationship with Channing Tatum — and their first viral paparazzi photos.

    The pair sparked romance rumors in early 2021, but it wasn't until August of that year that they were publicly seen together.

    Channing and Zoe exit an event together

    That month, Zoë was spotted perfectly perched on the pegs of Channing's BMX bike as they rode through the streets of NYC together. It was all captured by the paparazzi — and the iconic photos immediately went viral online.

    Zoe rides on the back of Channing's bike

    Looking back on the moment, Zoë says it was actually the first time the couple had ever went outside together.

    A closeup of Zoe

    "You want to keep it sacred and private as long as you can," Zoë told GQ about keeping their relationship secret. "So that you don’t have to even think about what the world thinks about it."

    A closeup of Zoe

    Zoë also offered the backstory of the photos, explaining that she was walking to her writing partner's house, and Channing decided to tag along on his bike.

    A closeup of Channing

    And when Zoë realized the weather was way hotter than she expected, Channing kindly offered her a lift.

    A closeup of Channing and Zoe on the bike

    "I was sweating, and he was like, 'Get on the bike, I’ll ride you over, and you can relax,'" Zoë shared.

    A closeup of Zoe

    When the duo isn't biking around the city, Zoë says they enjoy watching movies and talking art together.

    A closeup of Channing

    "He's just a wonderful human," she shared. "He makes me laugh, and we both really love art and talking about art and the exploration of why we do what we do. We love to watch a film and break it down and talk about it and challenge each other."

    A closeup of Zoe

    Sounds like a perfect match! You can read all that Zoë had to say here.