The actor famous for his role in Magic Mike’s First Dance, Channing Tatum recalled a really embarrassing moment in his personal life. It’s a moment where he panics like a child after meeting Matt Damon for the first time.
In a recent interview with People magazine, Channing shared a personal moment from his life. Noting the exact words that came out of his mouth, Channing mentioned that he “almost didn’t recover” after his first meeting with Matt Damon.
What else did Channing say about his meeting with Matt Damon? When did all this occur? Read more to get your answers.
Channing Tatum’s Awkward Moment With Matt Damon
In a recent interview with People magazine, Channing shared a personal moment from his life when he met Matt Damon for the first time. He mentioned that his first meeting with Matt was during the shooting of Steven Soderbergh’s film in 2011, Haywire.
Channing goes on to mention that he was sitting in an Albuquerque hotel bar with Steven Soderbergh after filming for the entire day. And while they were having a drink together, Good Will Hunting actor Matt Damon walks in on them.
Matt arrived at the bar to hang around with Steven Soderbergh. And that’s when Channing Tatum had a disappointing meeting with Matt, according to him.
Channing said the following words while recalling the meeting, “I’m such a fan and still am. I sat next to him, and that I was like, ‘Hey, man. Where are you from?’ — and that I was like ‘I just asked Matt Damon where he is from.'”
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Remembering the moment that Channing Tatum shared with Matt Damon, he continued, “Everybody on the planet knows where Matt Damon is from, and obviously he knows that I know where Matt Damon is from, and that I nearly did not recover.
Tatum added, “I don’t think I said anything for the next two hours or so, and I’m still thinking about it today. Every time, I get a cold sweat and I feel like, I can’t believe it….”
As fans react to Tatum’s first meeting with Matt, they appear to be referring to their star’s awkward reaction.
Adding to the awkward situation, Channing said, “He knew I was freaking out and he did not even acknowledge it. Because he’s such a personable man. At that moment he took care of me and answered me. It was like nothing had ever happened.”