Channing Tatum Responds To Amanda Bynes' Recent Interview

Follow-up to this post.

Amanda Bynes recently did an interview with Paper Magazine where she mentioned Channing Tatum, whom she starred with in She's the Man.

"I totally fought for Channing [to get cast in] that movie because he wasn't famous yet. He'd just done a Mountain Dew commercial and I was like, 'This guy's a star — every girl will love him!' But [the producers] were like, 'He's so much older than all of you!' And I was like, 'It doesn't matter! Trust me!'"

Channing Tatum, who hasn't seen Amanda Bynes in years, had something to say to that:
"I guess she sort of told me [that she fought for me]. I love her, I'm so happy she's killing it again and just back on the right. She's so talented and so special. She's been doing it... I mean, I think it's so impossible when you start at such a young age to keep perspective. It's tough."

He also recalled what it was like to work alongside Bynes:
"She was just so alive. You never knew what was going to come out her mouth, she was just on fire... I haven't seen her in so long. I love you, Amanda, and I hope you're doing well."


this is so fucking sweet. especially after what she talked about with falling into depression after seeing herself in that movie. even though she was perf