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Channing Tatum and wife Jenna confirm pregnancy


Channing Tatum and wife Jenna Dewan confirmed they are expecting their first child together.


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Hollywood heartthrob Channing Tatum has confirmed he is going to become a dad.

His wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, 32, is expecting their first child, People magazine reported. 

“I’m ready; I think she’s ready,” Tatum told the magazine recently.

“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.” 

It has been a celebratory few months for Tatum, who was voted People's Sexiest Man Alive 2012 in November. 

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The 32-year-old star of "Magic Mike" is taking a year off from acting to be with his wife who is due to give birth in the first half of 2013, according to Hollywood Gossip.

The couple met while filming "Step Up" in 2006 and married in Malibu, California, three years later.