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Channing Tatum: From Abercrombie Model to Sexiest Man Alive?

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The celebrity rumor mill is working overtime this morning with whispers that Magic Mike star Channing Tatum is going to be this year's People magazine-endorsed Sexiest Man Alive. It seems like a no-brainer considering how this guy has been everywhere lately, but there are plenty of blogs who have been petitioning the magazine to pick Ryan Gosling instead. So how does C.Tates hold up when it comes to his fashion credentials?

The former stripper was also a model for brands like Dolce & Gabbana and Abercrombie & Fitch, and he has dressed up (suits) and down (shirtless, obvi) for covers of magazines like GQ and Details. He even appeared in a Vogue shoot opposite Brazilian supe Caroline Trentini and, as we learned in an adorable Ellen clip, he used to spritz Tommy Hilfiger cologne on people at the mall. In other words? He is not going to have a problem pulling off Blue Steel on that People cover.
· Channing Tatum to Be Named People's 2012 'Sexiest Man Alive' [HuffPo]
· Channing Tatum's Old Modeling Photos [Racked]