Long before Channing Tatum stripped on camera in Magic Mike, the hunky actor was showing off his hard-rock abs as a teenager in body building competitions! RadarOnline.com has obtained exclusive photos of the sexy actor during his Catholic high school days. Plus, a former classmate has revealed he was no angel! Click through the gallery for never-before-seen photos of Jenna Dewan Tatum’s provocative ex.
During his senior year at Tampa Catholic High School, Tatum and his football teammates held a body building competition on campus. Shown here, Tatum’s muscular figure is on full display as he poses on stage in a skintight black speedo.
A former high school classmate of Tatum’s exclusively told RadarOnline.com girls in the crowd “loved it!” “You could basically see everything. He was posing the whole time,” said Tatum’s former peer. “He’d get in stances and show off his muscles.”
The burly actor who split from wife Jenna Dewan Tatum after 9 years together about his looks as a teen as much he appears to now, his classmate told RadarOnline.com. “He was a jock,” the insider spilled. “He worked out all the time and was one of the popular kids.”
The 21 Jump Street actor didn’t win the competition despite his bronzed and oiled bod receiving cheers from the crowd. “He won a trophy but he got second or third place,” said the classmate.
Today, the hot actor has been hot and cold with his wife and Step Up co-star. Jenna asked him to stop playing mind games with her.
In June, however, a source told RadarOnline.com Tatum has recently been struggling with regret after jumping the gun to divorce his ex. What do you think of Tatum’s shocking teenage photos? Let us know in the comments.
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