By EnStarz Staff Writer, EnStarz | Jul 01, 2012 02:11 PM EDT
A racy picture of actor Channing Tatum when he was a real life stripper in Florida at 18 surfaced on the web on Sunday.
Tatum appears dancing with nothing but neon briefs and a young woman touching her naked rear. The actor also appears giving a dirty look to the camera. See the picture here.
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When he called himself "Chan Crawford" for his stripping job, Tatum reportedly made $50 a night plus tips. In the picture, his briefs appear with at least a dozen $1 bills.
Tatum stars in the new film "Magic Mike" now in theaters, which is loosely based on his stint as an exotic dancer in Florida, had dropped college and slept on his sister's couch.
According to the movie website Deadline.com, "Magic Mike" is "a story of friendship set in the world of male strippers."
Tatum is an actor, film producer, dancer and former model, best known for his roles in "Step Up" (2006), "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" (2009), and this year's "The Vow" and "21 Jump Street".
The 32 year-old's experience as a model included working for Giorgio Armani and Abercrombie & Fitch, Nautica, Dolce & Gabbana, American Eagle Outfitters, and Emporio Armani.
Tatum will also appear in next year's "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" and the sequel to "21 Jump Street".
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