The Step Up stars Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan are finally solidifying their deal on the divorce front after 4 years in limbo. The lengthy process which had begun in 2018 had been lagging for reasons involving the custody of their daughter, Everly, which had run the risk of turning the celebrity break-up into an ugly fight. However, both parties soon refuted any such claims and have now settled the matter with the recent confirmation of their ongoing divorce proceedings nearing closure.
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The Saga of Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan
For the Gen-Z demography, Step Up was more than just a revolution. It was a cultural phenomenon that happened to this generation and forever defined the hip-hop industry. To put it simply, Step Up did to Gen-Z what Footloose did to the millennials. The movie, as New York Times puts it, “arrived at the tail end of something like a dance craze in American cinema” and never did a clash of genres feel so good to watch on the screen as it did with the amalgamation of what the 2006 movie attempted to explore.
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The film introduced us to one of the first emerging heart-throbs of the 21st century, Channing Tatum, and him to a wider audience making him globally famous almost overnight. Tatum played the male lead and the love interest against the equally radiant Jenna Dewan. The stars carried their chemistry off-screen and tied the knot three years later. In 2018, they filed for divorce.
Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Soon to Finalize Divorce
The couple has been the subject of rumors ever since their official announcement of splitting up hit the deck. For the crowd who grew up with the evolution of the Step Up franchise, this was a surprise and a shock. In the four years that followed, reports suggested that the matter was heading toward becoming an ugly debacle but both Tatum and Dewan clarified their mutual love and respect for each other. Since then, they were both publicly seen moving on with their respective partners.
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Recently, however, with rumors about Channing Tatum and Zoë Kravitz going stronger than ever, the saga of the lagging divorce has come to a head. Jenna Dewan has apparently filed a “declaration of disclosure” which means that her financials are now being disclosed to the court. If that indeed happens to be true, the divorce may soon be coming to a close, leaving each party to move on with finality with their lives.
Source: The Blast