Amanda Seyfried Used Former Stripper Channing Tatum to Make MCU Star Jealous Before He Broke Her Heart: “I kind of liked it”

Amanda Seyfried Used Former Stripper Channing Tatum to Make MCU Star Jealous Before He Broke Her Heart: "I kind of liked it"
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Hollywood star Amanda Seyfried has courted stardom from a very young age. Starting her career as a child model at age 11, Seyfried went on to become a regular in TV soaps like All My Children as a teenager and later in a recurring role in As The World Turns. Her big breakthrough in films came with Mean Girls in 2004 which then saw her doing a whole host of commercially successful films like the Mamma Mia! Series, Les Miserables, and her critically acclaimed role in Mank.

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Hollywood star Amanda Seyfried

On the personal front, Seyfried is married to Thomas Sadoski but was in a serious relationship earlier with Marvel star Dominic Cooper who appeared as Howard Stark in Captain America: The First Avenger. In an earlier interview, the Red Riding Hood actor spoke about how she tried to make Cooper jealous when they were still dating, with her intimate scenes involving Channing Tatum.

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Amanda Seyfried Used Intimate Scenes With Channing Tatum To Tease Boyfriend

In 2010, Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum co-starred in Dear John, a love story between a young soldier and a girl. Being a romance, Tatum and Seyfried were involved in many intimate scenes throughout the film. The Mean Girls star who was dating Marvel actor Dominic Cooper at the time, used these romantic scenes as a way of goading her boyfriend to get jealous. Speaking of the game and Cooper’s reaction to it, Seyfried said,

“He’d pretend to be jealous because I kind of liked it. That’s a normal reaction, right? I don’t get it when people aren’t. When he wouldn’t be jealous, I’d wonder how he felt about me.”

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Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum in Dear John

Seyfried also added that the teasing and fake envy was a factor that worked to help their relationship at the time. Furthermore, with Channing Tatum dating Jenna Dewan at the time, the Mank star stated that Cooper had nothing to worry about in reality. The couple though eventually ended their relationship after 3 years of dating.

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Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper Worked Together As Exes

Amanda Seyfried and ex-boyfriend Dominic Cooper managed to be professional about their breakup by starring together in Mamma Mia! 2. Seyfried, who was already married to Thomas Sadoski by then, spoke of the minor complications that arose between her husband and her due to her collaboration with Cooper. Elaborating on the jealousy that Sadoski felt, the actor said,

“I think he has the same kind of issues that I would have if we were hanging out with his ex-girlfriend from long ago. I think it’s always like, ‘I’m so in love with this person, so that person must be so in love with her too’. I’d guess he assumed Dominic is in love with me the way he’s in love with me. And it’s just not the case.”

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Amanda Seyfried and ex-boyfriend Dominic Cooper starred in Mamma Mia! 2

Seyfried went on to clarify that small jealousies aside, she only received unstinted support from Sadoski for her work in Mamma Mia! 2 while also stating that her husband and ex-boyfriend Dominic Cooper were actually good friends.

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Source: The Age


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