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    Just A Reminder That Channing Tatum Used To Be A Male Model

    Working those Chillax Boardroom LAX Bro vibes.

    Sure, these days Channing Tatum is known as the sexy floor-humping stripper from Magic Mike. BUT DID YOU KNOW...

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    Warner Bros.

    He started out as MAAAAALEEEEE MODDDDDEEEEELLLLLL?

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    Zoolander like whoa.

    Yep, that's Channing Tatum-ing during a fashion show for Sean "Puffy" Combs' line Sean John in 2003.

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    J. Vespa/Wireimage.

    Here it is in action.

    He modeled for Russell Simmons' label Phat Farm, too.

    And then there was the time he played the World's Sexiest Chicken Mascot for Abercrombie & Fitch.

    Abercrombie & Fitch

    Here he is getting his inner bro on for them in a separate campaign.

    Abercrombie & Fitch

    HI CHANNING.

    TBH it looks like he's having a little bit of an existential crisis here.

    Kinda unhappy, CTates.

    I call this look "Chillax Boardroom LAX Bro."

    But he can also give straight Blue Steel.

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    Look at that intenssssity.

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    And yes, maybe he's moved on to bigger and better things.

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    But we'll always have this terrible denim blazer.