Stripping off in front of hordes of screaming women is a scary experience, according to Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey.
The Hollywood hunks star in Magic Mike, a film about male strippers, which was co-written by Channing, who worked as a stripper before becoming an actor.
"It's definitely scary," admitted the 32-year-old, who joined Matthew at a screening of their new movie in London on Tuesday evening.
"When the curtain's about to move back you're like, 'Why did I want to do this movie again?
"I got out of this for a reason and now I'm experiencing it all over again.'"
Co-star Matthew agreed: "Hell yeah! It's intimidating to go out on stage like that.
"But it also becomes very fun. It's a big buzz."
The film also stars young British actor Alex Pettyfer and True Blood's Joseph Manganellio.
Channing revealed he was not able to prepare his co-stars for the reality of stripping in front of a live audience.
He said: "You can try as much as you possibly can, but those guys - they're not dancers and they haven't done it before.
"But they jumped in so hard and I commend them and respect them immensely for giving it their all."
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