“I couldn’t remember if I had underwear on or not”: Salma Hayek Was Ready To Get Severe Head Trauma While Trying To Protect Her Modesty From Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum is all set to return to the Magic Mike franchise for the third time as the titular character. This time he is teaming up with actress Salma Hayek as Magic Mike’s Last Dance follows Mike falling in love with a wealthy socialite (Hayek) who lures him into doing a show for her in London.

The two celebrities have worked hard to present their best performance on screen. However, during the rehearsal, a tragedy was fortunately averted. Hayek almost injured herself as a wild lap dance routine went wrong. As per the actress, she was “nearly killed.

Channing Tatum is all set to return as Magic Mike

Salma Hayek and Channing Tatum
Salma Hayek and Channing Tatum

The third part of the Magic Mike franchise, Magic Mike’s Last Dance, is all set to release on February 10th, 2023. The movie features Channing Tatum, the face of the franchise, and actress Salma Hayek. Hayek plays the role of a mature wealthy socialite who lures Magic Mike into doing a show for her in London. She makes him an offer he can’t refuse and he sets out on a journey risking it all. During rehearsals, Tatum and Hayek practiced a lap dance routine that nearly caused a disaster.

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Salma Hayek was “nearly killed” during rehearsals

Salma Hayek and Channing Tatum
A still from Magic Mike’s Last Dance

It was recently revealed by Salma Hayek that Channing Tatum “nearly killed” her when they were practicing a lap dance routine. The actress recently told Jimmy Kimmel,

“You know, there’s one part that’s not in [the film] where I’m upside down and my legs had to be somewhere. But upside down, one loses sense of direction, and I didn’t do what I was supposed to do, so in the rehearsal, I went like, head down, almost hit my head.”

The actress almost hit her head on the floor while rehearsing for the dance routine. However, she was saved as Channing Tatum held her pants.

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Salma Hayek was more concerned about her underwear

Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek

As Hayek flipped upside down and Tatum held on to her pants, he wanted her to use her hands to protect her head but Hayek was more concerned about her underwear. The actress further added,

“[Tatum] held on to my pants, but I was really concerned because my pants were going away, and I couldn’t remember if I had underwear or not in this moment. So, instead of putting my hands to protect my head, I just held onto the pants. He’s like, ‘Put your hands up,’ and I’m like, ‘No, no, no, no.'”

The Eternals star then explained that the crew helped her and Tatum yelled at her,

“Everybody came in and kind of took me away from him, and he said, ‘What’s wrong with you?’ I said, ‘What’s wrong with me? You nearly killed me!'”

With Salma Hayek completely fine, Magic Mike’s Last Dance is all set to hit the theatres on February 10th, 2023.

Related: “Things that didn’t bother me before bug me”: 56-Year-Old Salma Hayek is Struggling With Her Age, Says She is More Anxious Now

Source: Jimmy Kimmel Live

Farhan Asif
Farhan Asif

Farhan Asif is a content writer at AnimatedTimes. Having published over 300 articles, Farhan is currently pursuing Computer Science. In the past, he has worked with FandomWire, writing nearly 100 articles for the network. He likes to go on donation drives for his local NGO on weekends. He also has a close understanding of motorcycles as he previously had his own customization auto shop. Apart from that, you will always find him playing video games during his free time.

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