London Steele was the main one to come out protesting Channing Tatum’s use of him and his fellow strippers in ‘Magic Mike‘, but now the real one, Mike Sorrentino, is showing himself now and feels slighted by the man he says he took deep under his wings.
After Magic Mike continues doing good business at the box office, the real Magic Mike is getting his face time to also complain that Channing Tatum didn’t call him or contact him about the film. Right before the film opened, fellow stripper from the past, London Steele, did a YouTube video and ran to TMZ with his story that Tatum stole movies, life stories and possibly a thong for his and Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Magic Mike‘ movie. Not to be mistaken for the Jersey Shore one, but Michael Sorrentino who claims he was the original Magic Mike is feeling miffed and left out that Tatum didn’t include him even after he taught him the ropes and showed him all the incredible dance moves you see in the film. It would’ve been a little tough to commute since Sorrentino is spending time in a Florida jail. That’s right, that outfit isn’t stripper drag, it’s his jail uniform, and it’s doubtful he’s making those dance movies with his fellow inmates.
Tatum had this to say about Sorrentino, Steele and Thomas ‘Awesome’ Austin, “Those guys have been trying to make money off of me since I got into this business,” Tatum has said to reporters. “Look, there’s nothing that’s factual in this whole movie other than that I was an 18-year-old kid and went into this world and I dropped out of college from playing football and was living on my sister’s couch. There’s not one character that I took from my real life; this is just a world that I went into, and I had a perspective on. And we created everything from a fictional place. I don’t want to say anything bad about them because they’re part of the reason why I think this world is so interesting,” he said. “They’re very interesting, intriguing and bizarre characters, and I’m thankful for weird people out there. They’re some of the most creative people.”
So, I don’t think Sorrentino should while away his time in jail hoping for some Tatum love. Since none of the guys have filed a lawsuit by now, they’re looking to be as attention whore minded as Tatum said they were. I’m sure when the blu-ray/dvd hits, they’ll try again for some press. Don’t be shocked if they plan a reunion strip show to open local showings of Tatum’s ‘Magic Mike’ too. That’s what those attention whores love to do…and I’ve met way too many of them so I know of what I speak!
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