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By David Poland poland@moviecitynews.com

What The HELL Has GQ Done To Channing Tatum?

Unless this very handsome 32-year-old dropped by the plastic surgeon and asked for “The Joan Rivers with Balls,” I would have to make this GQ cover a leading candidate for Worst Airbrushing Of The Young Century.

Or maybe they couldn’t get Mr. Tatum and photographed his figure at Madame Tussaud’s.

6 Responses to “What The HELL Has GQ Done To Channing Tatum?”

  1. The Pope says:

    His head is far too big for his torso. He looks like some sort of oversized/undersized mannequin. Spooooky.

  2. anghus says:

    Awful work. In the current tailspin print media is in, it doesn’t surprise me to see the quality of work going to shit.

  3. christian says:

    Marketing folk think that MAD MEN’s popularity means they don’t suck.

  4. djk813 says:

    Are you sure this isn’t Mad Magazine? It looks like Alfred E. Newman as Channing Tatum.

  5. samguy says:

    WTF? He looks like one of the queens that I see at my gym who I feel so sorry for because it’s obvious that they’re getting work done when it’s way too early or even unwarranted. Hopefully this is the work of some photo editor and not how he really looked at the shoot.

    Good catch, DP!

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