They finally settled in Grapevine, Texas, when Jenna was in high school. Her performance to Ginuwine’s “Pony”—complete with painted-on abs, floor humping, and yes, a lap dance for her slack-jawed husband, who was also her competitor— did more to endear the 36-year-old to fans than perhaps even her turns in Witches of East End, American Horror Story, and Supergirl. When it came out, we’d be at a restaurant and they’d start playing it because Chan was there.
The 36-year-old actress and dancer stopped by “The Ellen De Generes Show” recently to dish on her husband’s new Vegas show, their 3-year-old daughter, Everly, and how she and Channing actually became official over a decade ago.(Side note: This story is sooooo much better than how JLo and A-Rod started dating.)Apparently, Jenna and Channing met on set and had both gotten out of relationships recently so she wanted to give him the chance to be single if that’s what he wanted.But before Jenna started dating her eventual hubby, she did have another A-list boyfriend. The World of Dance host appeared on Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens Live, and took a fan’s question about a supposed dance off that took place between former couple Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake. We were like friends, friends that then dated, and now we’re just really good friends now.” But don’t you dare call her the rebound after his break-up from Spears. Related: Clothing Is Highly Discouraged For Jenna & Channing's Nap Time Even with their hectic schedules, they're never forcing themselves to make the time… Jenna explained in the May issue: "We are not sex schedulers – not yet! To continue to miss someone after so many years is kind of a blessing in disguise." That's so sweet! The 36-year-old admitted there's one area that can be a challenge: "Communication. I think maybe in my early 20s, I might have tiptoed around issues or didn't want to make too many waves. Women should have the right to be the best they can be and make their own choices for themselves. There's a beauty in being two busy people because we get a lot of time to miss each other. Related: Jenna Always Gotta Remind Us She's Banging Channing Tatum! ’” Jenna recalls, “I was like, absolutely not.” Jenna, who is the face of Danskin, is all too familiar with the brutal realities of the dance world. I wouldn’t say we were romantically a couple, but we definitely had an awesome connection. My manager called and said they’re doing a dance movie with this new hottie, Tatum Channing.