Did Channing Tatum Really Start Using a Dating App After His Split with Jessie J?

Channing Tatum is single and…ready to mingle?

Apparently, according to rumors, the Magic Mike actor was spotted on a celebrity dating app following his breakup with singer Jessie J early this December.

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“He’s been on Raya for a few weeks,” a source shared with E! News, referring to an exclusive, membership-based dating app where actors, artists, and creatives are typically found. “He would love to be dating someone and is not shy about it. He wants to have fun again and he doesn’t care if he meets someone online, a set up or just walking down the street.”

“A friend suggested Raya and he felt like he had nothing to lose by joining,” the source added.

Unlike in Tinder or Bumble, people who want to join the Raya community will have to go through a strict application process. They need to be referred to by an existing member, and then submit a form which will be screened by a membership committee (who are said to only accept 8% of all applications). Once you get it, you’ll need to pay at least USD8 a month.

It’s not just used for finding dates, though! It also has features that promote professional networking for members of the entertainment industry. It’s no wonder that many Hollywood celebrities have been used Raya, including Ben Affleck, Joe Jonas, Demi Lovato, Cara Delevingne, Matthew Perry, Raven-Symoné, and Niall Horan. (Though it’s unclear whether they joined for networking or to find love.)

(ALSO READ: Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan decide to end their nearly 9-year marriage)

According to Us Weekly, Channing’s bio reads: “And yes, I used to be stripper. Sorry,” along with a shrugging emoji. He allegedly even put “Brown Sugar” by D’Angelo on his profile.

Now, here’s a question: would you swipe left or right?


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