Channing Tatum Pens Powerful Letter to Daughter Everly approximately savor, Men and Sex – eonline
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We’ve been able to sneak a peek into Channing Tatum‘s life as a father, but nothing has really opened our eyes (and our hearts!) as much as this.
Cosmopolitan magazine asked the 37-year-frail actor to write a piece in honor of the opening of Magic Mike Live in Las Vegas, but what the publication got instead was a powerful, emotional letter to his 3-year-frail daughter, Everly…and to a certain degree, it actually makes much more sense.
“The more I thought approximately this, the more I thought approximately my daughter reading this article someday,” Channing explained. “I pictured her in her late teens or early 20s, hoping to explore and discover her sexuality and dreaming approximately finding accurate savor.”
He continued, “I tried to suppose, to assume the things I’d want her to read that would wait on her understand men and sex and partnership better, and at that moment, I realized a insane thing. I don’t want her looking to the external world for answers. My highest hope for her is just that she has the fearlessness to always be her authentic self, no matter what she thinks men want her to be.”
As you may recall, the couple met on the set of Step Up and were instantly connected. But, as Channing explained in his letter, it was more than their instant connection that hooked him. fairly, it was Jenna’s fearlessness in admitting he was what she wanted without any expectations. Just savor.
“She had no concept what I’d say or how I’d react, but that was her truth. I remember feeling this incredible rush—it was the sexiest thing she’d ever done for me,” he recalled. “I felt strength, because in that moment, she had accepted every fragment of me, the reliable and the wicked, evil. And I knew she wasn’t auditioning me or hoping I’d meet some set of expectations.”
“That radical authenticity of hers was what made me topple head over heels in savor,” he admitted. “And that’s what I want for my daughter—to be expectation-less with her savor and not allow preconceived standards to affect her, to expect herself what she wants and feel empowered enough to act on it.”
This is a message Channing hopes to reinforce among sum men and women.
“When more women start to truly feel this power in themselves, the world will become so magical, it makes my head injure,” he said. “We live in a society that has trained men and women to play certain kinds of roles for a long time, and the beauty of this incredible moment we’re living in is that we’re finally starting to rupture free from those roles. Women, particularly, are realizing that they no longer acquire to comply to certain standards of social and sexual behavior, and this changes what they need from men and the role of men in general.”
In fact, that’s why Channing said he launched Magic Mike Live in Las Vegas.
“I wanted to create a space where we could really explore these themes in a fun, provocative way,” he continued. “I want women to feel what it’s like to exist in a world where men really listen to them, where they treat them like goddesses and where they can feel comfortable and proud to express the full force of their sexual energy together. I want them to experience a residence where they are much more than enough.”
Wow. And we thought we were obsessed with him before…Bravo, Channing!