Channing Tatum Handpicked Gabriel Iglesias for Both Magic Mike Movies

"He even follows me on Twitter." #GOALS

Thanks to Channing Tatum, Gabriel Iglesias didn’t have to stress to get a role in Magic Mike and the upcoming sequel Magic Mike XXL. “Channing’s so cool!” he told us. Don’t we know it, Gabe.

“He hit me up, basically I bypassed the whole auditioning process,” he said on Big Morning Buzz Live. “[I] talk[ed] to the casting people and next thing you know I’m on the set. He even follows me on Twitter.” NBD.

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So what’s it like being around those hunky men all the time? “If that was my thing or if I drank a lot I might be into it [Laughs].”

Pizza is bae. And yes, I still say bae.
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