channing tatum has finally revealed the untold story behind his proposal to his wife Jenna Dewan Tatum. The actor has confessed that he played a cruel prank on his then girlfriend before he finally popped the question. The couple has now been happily married for several years.

The actor reveals the lie that he told his wife before he proposed

According to E! News, Channing Tatum opened up about the prank he pulled on his wife Jenna Dewan Tatum before he proposed to her. In an interview with "The Breakfast Show with Nick Grimsby," Tatum claimed that he lied to his wife moments before he proposed to her.

Channing claimed that he thought that Jenna knew that he was going to propose and that he came up with a plan to convince her he was not going to ask her to marry him.

Tatum revealed that he told Jenna that he never wanted to get married. He claimed that he did not believe in the whole institution and that he would never want to get married to her.

Channing stated that the prank went horribly wrong when Jenna immediately broke down in tears. Jenna had no idea that Channing was going to propose, which makes the prank he pulled even more hilarious. The actor told Grimsby that he had to back track quickly and proposed to her quickly afterward.

The celebrity couple got married back in the year 2009 and now have a four-year-old daughter together. They have been happily married for several years but this is the first time that fans have heard the hilarious story behind Channing Tatum's proposal.

The couple first met on the set of 'Step Up'

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan first met when they were shooting for the popular movie "Step up" back in 2006.

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The pair played love interests on screen and ended up falling for each other in real life. The pair starting dating and several years later Channing Tatum asked Jenna to marry him.

According to Little Things, Jenna recently posted an image of the pair on her social media. The photograph shows the couple back during their "Step Up" days and Jenna stated that it has been ten years since they first met on the set of the movie. Fans were delighted to see Jenna celebrating the anniversary.

The couple only has one child together and there has been no word as to whether or not they are planning for more children in the future. In an interview with US Weekly, Jenna Dewan Tatum claimed that Channing was an incredible father with their daughter, Everly so it is possible that they will have more children down the line.

Fans were shocked to hear that Channing made his wife cry moments before he proposed.