Channing Tatum says he wants to 'get better at acting' so he doesn't have to keep getting naked in movies

Channing Tatum wearing a suit and tie: Channing Tatum said he wants to "get better at acting" to avoid having to get naked in movies. Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images © Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images Channing Tatum said he wants to "get better at acting" to avoid having to get naked in movies. Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images
  • Channing Tatum says he wants to "get better at acting" so he doesn't have to get naked in movies.
  • Tatum also said that he wouldn't look the way he does if it weren't for his job as an actor.
  • The "Magic Mike" actor added that while he doesn't particularly enjoy cheat days, he likes cake.
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Sorry, "Magic Mike" fans: Channing Tatum says he wants to "get better at acting" so he doesn't have to take off his shirt in every single movie he stars in.

The actor, whose abs were famously on display when he played a male stripper in the 2012's "Magic Mike" and its 2015 sequel, opened up about working out and getting naked for movie roles during an appearance on "The Kelly Clarkson Show" on Tuesday.

"As someone who has to work out as for a job," Tatum told host Kelly Clarkson. "I promise you I would not look like this unless I had to be naked in most of my movies."

"At some point, I got to get better at acting so I don't have to be naked in all of them," Tatum joked as Clarkson laughed.

Channing Tatum says he wants to 'get better at acting' so he doesn't have to keep getting naked in movies