‘Sexiest Man Alive’

Channing Tatum Named 'Sexiest Man Alive'
Channing Tatum Named 'Sexiest Man Alive'
(CBS NEWS) - Channing Tatum rocked the "Magic Mike" stage earlier this year, and now he's been named <a href="http://www.people.com/people/package/article/0,,20315920_20647632,00.html" target="blank_">People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive of 2012</a>.<br /><br />The 32-year-old actor said he couldn't believe the news.<br /><br />"My first thought was, 'Y'all are messing with me,'" he said, noting that he immediately told his wife, actress Jenna Dewan-Tatum.<br /><br />Tatum said, "She was like, 'What?'"<br /><br />"Yeah, she calls me [the Sexiest Man Alive] now," he added.<br /><br />Tatum graces the cover of this week's People, which hits newsstands on Friday. In the interview, he opens up about starting a family soon. <br /><br />"I'm ready; I think she's ready," Tatum said about his wife, whom he married in 2009. "The first number that pops into my head is three, but I just want one to be healthy and then we'll see where we go after that."<br /><br />Meanwhile, Tatum is currently getting in shape to portray an Olympian in the upcoming film, "Foxcatcher."<br /><br /><a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-207_162-57549515/channing-tatum-named-peoples-sexiest-man-alive-2012/" target="blank_"><strong>[ READ MORE: Channing Tatum named People's Sexiest Man Alive 2012 ]</strong></a><br /><br />
Channing Tatum Named 'Sexiest Man Alive'
Channing Tatum Named 'Sexiest Man Alive'
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JUNE 03: Actor Channing Tatum arrives at the 2012 MTV Movie Awards held at Gibson Amphitheatre on June 3, 2012 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
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Channing Tatum in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" (credit: Paramount Pictures)
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Channing Tatum in "Magic Mike" (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)
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Channing Tatum & friends in "Magic Mike" (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)
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Channing Tatum & friends in "Magic Mike" (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)
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Channing Tatum in "Magic Mike" (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)
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Channing Tatum & friends in "Magic Mike" (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)
Premiere Of Columbia Pictures' "21 Jump Street" - Red Carpet
Premiere Of Columbia Pictures' "21 Jump Street" - Red Carpet
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 13: Actor Channing Tatum arrives at the premiere of Columbia Pictures' "21 Jump Street" at the Grauman's Chinese Theater on March 13. 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Jonah Hill & Channing Tatum in "21 Jump Street" (credit: Columbia Pictures)
G.I. Joe The Rise Of The Cobra - Press Conference
G.I. Joe The Rise Of The Cobra - Press Conference
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 20: Actor Channing Tatum arrives at a press conference for 'G.I. Joe The Rise Of The Cobra' at Simmer On The Bay on July 20, 2009 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
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Channing Tatum in "G.I. Joe: The Rise Of The Cobra" (credit: Paramount Pictures)
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Channing Tatum in "G.I. Joe: The Rise Of The Cobra" (credit: Paramount Pictures)
AAFES Hosts A Special Screening Of "G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra"
AAFES Hosts A Special Screening Of "G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra"
CAMP SPRINGS, MD - JULY 31: Actor Channing Tatum (L) shakes a hand of a U.S. soldier during a special screening of "G.I. JOE: RISE OF COBRA" at Andrews Air Force Base on July 31, 2009 in Camp Springs, Maryland. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
Channing Tatum Named 'Sexiest Man Alive'
Channing Tatum Named 'Sexiest Man Alive'
NEW YORK - AUGUST 04: Actor Channing Tatum with his GI Joe character toy during a visit to fuse's "No. 1 Countdown" at fuse Studios on August 4, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
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Rachel McAdams & Channing Tatum in "The Vow" (credit: Screen Gems)
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Rachel McAdams & Channing Tatum in "The Vow" (credit: Screen Gems)
Channing Tatum Named 'Sexiest Man Alive'
Channing Tatum Named 'Sexiest Man Alive'
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Actor Channing Tatum attends the Premiere of Sony Pictures' "The Vow" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on February 6, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Channing Tatum at the "Haywire" Panel - Comic-Con 2011
Channing Tatum Named 'Sexiest Man Alive'
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 22: Actor Channing Tatum speaks at "Haywire" Panel during Comic-Con 2011 on July 22, 2011 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Channing Tatum at the "Haywire" Panel - Comic-Con 2011
Channing Tatum at the After Party of Relativity Media's "Haywire" Premiere Co-Hosted By Playboy
Channing Tatum Named 'Sexiest Man Alive'
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Actor Channing Tatum attends Relativity Media's premiere of "Haywire" after party co-hosted by Playboy held at DGA Theater on January 5, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Relativity Media)
Channing Tatum at the After Party of Relativity Media's "Haywire" Premiere Co-Hosted By Playboy
Channing Tatum at the "Dear John" Fort Bragg Premiere
Channing Tatum Named 'Sexiest Man Alive'
FORT BRAGG, NC - JANUARY 23: Channing Tatum attends the "Dear John" Fort Bragg Premiere at Fort Bragg's York Theater on January 23, 2010 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. (Photo by Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images)
Channing Tatum at the "Dear John" Fort Bragg Premiere
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Amanda Seyfried & Channing Tatum in "Dear John" (credit: Screen Gems/Sony)
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Amanda Seyfried & Channing Tatum in "Dear John" (credit: Screen Gems/Sony)
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Channing Tatum in "Dear John" (credit: Screen Gems/Sony)
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Channing Tatum in "Dear John" (credit: Screen Gems/Sony)
Channing Tatum Promotes His New Film 'Fighting'
Channing Tatum Promotes His New Film 'Fighting'
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Actor Channing Tatum arrives at the Hilton Courthouse Hotel to introduce a screening for his new film 'Fighting' on May 7, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Universal)
Channing Tatum Promotes His New Film 'Fighting'
Channing Tatum Promotes His New Film 'Fighting'
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Actor Channing Tatum arrives at the Hilton Courthouse Hotel to introduce a screening for his new film 'Fighting' on May 7, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Universal)
Rogue Pictures Presents "Fighting" New York Premiere
Rogue Pictures Presents "Fighting" New York Premiere
NEW YORK - APRIL 20: Actor Channing Tatum attends the premiere of "Fighting" at the Regal Union Square Stadium 14 on April 20, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
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Channing Tatum in "Coach Carter" (credit: Paramount Pictures)
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