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Actor Channing Tatum eyeing "dad bod" after "Magic Mike XXL"

7:59am EDT - 01:10

Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer and the rest of the 'Magic Mike XXL' cast sizzle on the red carpet at the film's European premiere in London - but some admit they haven't managed to keep their chiselled bodies. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Known for his chiselled torso and abs, often on display in the "Magic Mike" male stripper saga, Hollywood actor Channing Tatum says he may no longer be keeping up the film's intense workout regime and instead champion the latest trend -- a "dad bod". Tatum, who returns as Mike in "Magic Mike XXL", said he was hoping to make the under-toned male body look more popular. The term came to prominence this year after a U.S. student wrote an article about the male physique in which she described it as "a nice balance between a beer gut and working out", taking the internet by storm. "Even if it's not, I'm going to try to make it 'in'," Tatum said of the "dad bod" at the European premiere of "Magic Mike XXL" on Tuesday (June 30) night. The sequel picks up the male stripper story three years on from 2012's "Magic Mike", which was loosely based on Tatum's experiences early in his career. Tatum was joined in London by fellow actors Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer and Adam Rodriguez -- who portray the film's band of male entertainers, the Kings of Tampa. The film hits U.S. cinemas on Wednesday and UK cinemas on Friday.

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Actor Channing Tatum eyeing "dad bod" after "Magic Mike XXL"

7:59am EDT - 01:10