Channing Tatum Details Jenna Dewan’s ‘Super Scary’ Divorce: ‘We Were So Different’
Channing Tatum has been candid about his “super scary” divorce from ex-wife Jenna Dewan nine years after they married.
In an interview with vanity lounge, The lost city the actor talked about how he and the Intensify The star split after realizing how different they were from each other.
“We fought for this for a very long time, even though we both knew that we had somehow separated,” the actor said.
“I think we told each other a story when we were young, and we kept telling each other that story, no matter how blatantly life told us that we were so different,” he added. .
The magic mike The actor went on to explain how parenting their daughter Everly Elizabeth made them realize their differences.
“But when you’re actually parents, you really understand the differences between the two of you. Because he’s yelling at you all day,” he said.
“How you parent differently, how you look at the world, how you go through the world,” he said.
He described their initial separation process as “super scary and terrifying,” adding, “Your life spins on its axis.”
“That whole plan you had literally turns to sand and slips through your fingers and you’re just like, ‘Oh, (expletive). And now?'”
Sharing how he coped with the heartbreak of his split from Dewan, Tatum said, “It was probably just what I needed.”
“I don’t think I would have ever done the work, I think, on myself the way I had to do the work on myself to really try to figure out what was next.
“And really, it just started with my daughter. I just dropped everything and focused on her.
“And it was really the best thing I could have ever done,” Tatum explained. “Because in the time I spend alone with her and I, we’ve become best friends.”