Cookie banner

This site uses cookies. Select "Block all non-essential cookies" to only allow cookies necessary to display content and enable core site features. Select "Accept all cookies" to also personalize your experience on the site with ads and partner content tailored to your interests, and to allow us to measure the effectiveness of our service.

To learn more, review our Cookie Policy, Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Crucial Update

Channing Tatum Will Pay Homage to Beyonce While Wearing a Fur Crop Top

Angela Weiss/Getty Images

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

The upcoming season of Spike TV's Lip Sync Battle has a bevy of wild moments to look forward to, including a particular performance from one Channing Tatum. The Magic Mike XXL star pays homage to Beyonce with a mouthed renditioned of her hit "Run the World (Girls)." In the trailer, Channing invokes the power of Queen Bey while wearing a furry crop top, matching shorts, a giant gold belt, and knee pads. Clearly, Chanyoncé means business. E! confirmed that actual Beyoncé will be making an appearance on the episode.

Channing is competing with his wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, who will actually be impersonating him. The clip shows her mimicking Channing’s famous "Pony" scene from the first Magic Mike film. Jenna is dressed in a red baseball cap and white tank top, sporting what appears to be spray-painted abs. The couple, who met on the set of dance flick Step Up, will undoubtedly bring some fierce competition to the Lip Sync Battle stage.

Other highlights from the trailer include a Flashdance tribute from Shaq, Gigi Hadid performing a Backstreet Boys song, and Christina Aguilera lip-syncing her own "Lady Marmalade" tune. The show’s second season premieres on January 7th.