‘Step Up’ Makes Channing And Jenna Dewan Tatum ‘Cringe’

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Step Up is one of the best dance movies period, but not everyone is a fan — not even stars Jenna Dewan and Channing Tatum.

Though the movie may have brought the couple together, Dewan Tatum recently revealed she and hubby Channing don’t exactly feel butterflies when they rewatch it today.

“We both cringe,” Dewan Tatum explained during a recent “Build Series” interview with Huffington Post in regards to the couple’s feelings about the movie now. “We were just so baby new. Like, our acting, we’re like, ‘What are we doing there?!’”

Despite the fact that the actors are a little critical of their performances in the film, they do still have a soft spot for that ending scene — especially the magical lift.

“It’s so sweet. We were talking about it the other day, like, ‘Do we remember that routine at the end?’ I think when it was the 10-year anniversary we did the lift outside in our yard just to prove that we could still do it!” Dewan Tatum revealed.

The funniest part is that the Tatums aren’t the biggest critics of their movie in their household. Their daughter Everly is not a fan either — at least not yet.

“At first, she didn’t think it was us,” the actress recalled when Everly first saw the film while the family was on vacation. “She’s like, ‘That’s not you guys.’ And I’m like, ‘No, it’s us, Evie, it’s me!’ She goes, ‘Can we watch something good?’ Just like that, and we were humbled. One day she’ll maybe appreciate it on a different level, but yeah, she’s not so into it.”

Channing and Jenna’s feelings toward the original film doesn’t mean they’re done with the franchise, however. In fact, the duo is teaming up to executive produce a Step Up TV series for YouTube.

Here’s hoping their daughter approves.

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