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Too close for comfort? The men of Magic Mike XXL stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Sunday, June 14, and spilled on just how well they know one another now after spending months filming the steamy sequel in various states of undress.

Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Matt Bomer, and Adam Rodriguez caught up with host Jimmy Kimmel ahead of Magic Mike XXL’s July 1 release date. The five hunky actors star in the upcoming flick as male strippers who take a road trip to a stripping convention.
PHOTOS: Channing Tatum’s Sexy, Shirtless Body

Tatum, 35, who stars as Magic Mike, told Kimmel that he thought the collective Internet came up with the title of Magic Mike XXL, but, “I was wrong about that.”
“It actually was Soderbergh,” he continued of the first film’s director, Steven Soderbergh. “Apparently he’s been thinking about the title a lot… There was one [alternate title], and it was, Magic Mike: The Road to Myrtle Beach.”

Tatum and his fellow beefcakes costars got their bodies ready for Myrtle Beach and the strip club after the huge success of 2012’s Magic Mike. The men kept up a rigorous schedule of dieting, waxing, and working out, and while they were thrilled with the results, they were less than pleased with the process.
“I actually went to the wax procedure,” WWE star Nash, 55, spilled. “I got to my first buttock, they started to go toward the cavern, and I said, ‘Yeah, I’ll pretty much take this at home.'”

Nash went on to add that the waxing wasn’t even the worst part of filming, saying, “the lack of wine” and “no-drinking” rule was the hardest aspect for him. The actors’ slimmed-down, buffed and waxed figures are famously on full display in the stripper movie for a second time.

“[It was] definitely, definitely easier [the second time],” Rodriguez told Kimmel of his comfort level with his costars’ nudity. “I think we got that out of the way early on in the first one. I think this time we’re actually looking forward to seeing each other naked.”

PHOTOS: Meet the Men of Magic Mike!
“We pretty much, between us, have no boundaries left,” Bomer, 37, chimed in. “I can’t even smell the smell of self-tanner anymore. My olfactories are just gone.”
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Va-va-voom! Want to know the naked truth about male strippers? Well, exotic dancers Justin Whitfield and Taylor Cole are thrilled to bare all, in more ways than one. Their new book, Take It Off! The Naked Truth About Male Strippers, reveals what really goes on behind the scenes, including titillating tidbits about the trade.

Wild sex every night? “I try to have as much wild crazy sex as possible,” says Taylor, 34, “If you’re single like me, it’s definitely a perk of the job.”

Backstage? “It’s like a frat house – nonstop pranks and antics,” says Cole.

Adds Whitfield: “Because we are grown men who happen to make a living dancing in our underwear, we really don’t take ourselves too seriously. We spend a lot of time trying to make each other laugh.”

How’s the money? Bachlorette parties are big business. Often male strippers make their money from tips they receive performing onstage and lap dances. A six-figure salary is possible for those in their prime.

Whitfield and Cole call themselves just regular guys with an unconventional job – standing in front of hundreds of women screaming for them to “take it off, take it off!” And neither is ready to retire their G-string fully just yet. Being an alpha male is one big high. “Every man wants to have women lust after his body.”

The awesome-built duo both went from shy guy to hot stud and have lived a life of GTP – gym, tan and party. They’ve danced collectively for three decades for women in Europe, the Caribbean, South America, and Canada and in hundreds of clubs across the United States. Both have appeared in Playgirl magazine and are both cover models for Ellora’s Cavemen erotic romance novels.

“Dancing has been the absolute best job I’ve ever had,” says Whitfield, a 39-year-old dancer and dad of two. “Magic Mike [the movie] was fairly accurate in terms of the work and the lifestyle, but it just scratched the surface of what really goes on. Take It Off! picks up where the movie left off.”

Whitfield, 39, is now retired but dances a few times a year in male revue touring shows. No longer being the centre of attention is tough. “The best thing about dancing was the memories – the fun, the stage, the girls, the sex, the parties, the friends. Worst part is when it’s time to leave, most guys don’t have a thrilling life or job after dancing.”

Meanwhile, Cole, who holds a degree in economics, runs a construction company by day and dances at night. He still loves that after 16 years – “it’s the best job ever. It opened so many doors and gave me opportunities I never would have had.” He plans to retire in two years to focus on his construction company but “for now I’m having so much fun, it’s hard to stop.” And too much sex too, admits Cole. “Crazy wild sex is still a part of my lifestyle – that’s why stripping is such a hard job to quit.”

It’s not every night but the “I have much more wild sex than most people and it’s probably 90% possible because of my work. Can you blame me? I love women, I love my job and I love sex.” Strippers have to be ripped and that requires a rigid fitness routine: “One hour a day, five days a week hitting each body part once a week. I personally don’t do cardio since I’m dancing on stage all week,” says Cole.

And everything is bigger in Texas so I don’t have to stuff,” adds Cole, who likes other wild action too.

Euro 2016 Qualifier – RTÉ 2 (4.00pm)

Coverage of the Group D match between the Republic of Ireland and Scotland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Kick-off is at 5.00pm.)

Robbie Keane of Republic of Ireland during the Euro qualifier match between Germany and Ireland on october 14, 2014 at the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 – RTÉ One (6.35pm)

The young wizard and his friends face their toughest battle yet in the final instalment of the hit franchise. Starring Daniel Radcliffe.

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The Negotiator – TV3 (10.00pm)

Samuel L Jackson and Kevin Spacey star in this thriller about a hostage negotiator who resorts to drastic action when he is framed for murder.



Room to Improve – RTÉ One (7.30pm)

In this episode of the show architect Dermot Bannon helps a couple hoping to transform a commercial unit into their dream home.

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Yes Man – RTÉ One (9.30pm)

A loans advisor starts saying yes to every opportunity that comes his way. Comedy with Jim Carrey and Zooey Deschanel.

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Magic Mike – Channel 4 (10.00pm)

A male stripper teaches a young dancer everything he knows. Starring Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey and Alex Pettyfer.

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Ready for the Real Magic? BET Networks brings the heat with the world television premiere of the sensuous drama “Chocolate City” on June 10 at 8pm ET. “Chocolate City” gives an inside look into the world of male exotic dancers.

In Chocolate City, the music is hot, the mood is magical, and the exotic male dancers are simply delicious. Women go wild as these toned, talented men make fantasies come true … and the arrival of a young, new exotic dancer (Robert Ri’chard) has the spot sizzling like never before. At home, he is Michael, an inner city college student struggling to help his mother (Vivica A. Fox) make ends meet. However, when his part time job doesn’t pay the bills, Michael begins to find success at a nightclub dancing as “Sexy Chocolate.”

As the money starts rolling in, Michael must deal with the unexpected pressure of being the female clubgoers’ favorite flavor while hiding his new “job” from his mother and girlfriend. CHOCOLATE CITY is a steamy, fun ride that has all the right moves. “Chocolate City” stars Robert Ri’chard, Michael Jai White, DeRay Davis, Tyson Beckford, Darrin Dewitt Henson and Vivica Fox. The film is written and directed by Jean-Claude LaMarre.

Sapphire, The World’s Largest Gentlemen’s Club, announces that the acclaimed Men of Sapphire male revue, “Bachelorette Party Headquarters in Sin City”, has launched their new, mobile friendly website, MenOfSapphire.com.
The site features information about the show and displays galleries and intimate details about each performer as well. The new website also makes it easy for women to make their party reservations using a simple Paypal process. The Men of Sapphire have thought of everything.
Several new packages have been added such as a Las Vegas Strip limousine tour before the show including photo ops at the Las Vegas sign. There are also packages that include a two-hour open bar, front row seating and some that include dinner and a choice of nightclubs after the show. All packages include transportation. And, if guests book in advance, they will receive a complimentary house shot before the show. Perfect packages for a perfect evening

There is also information about Sapphire Pole Dance Classes/Parties which are now available every day of the week. Sapphire Pole Dance Classes offer ladies the once in a lifetime chance to swing around the pole like a real exotic dancer and learn the hottest, sexiest pole moves to the sensual pulse of today’s hottest hit music taught by professional exotic dance instructors in a beautiful equipped studio. These classes are designed for women of all ages, shapes and sizes. Ladies learn everything from basic pole dancing moves to more advanced pole dancing moves and routines as they progress through the classes.
For the past 9 years this heart-throbbing manfest has performed their brand of hot, action-packed entertainment every weekend, enchanting hundreds of enthusiastic women from 9pm until midnight on Fridays and 10pm to 1am on Saturdays. Ladies enjoy their favorite cocktail with a roomful of incredibly hot guys with bodies like Gerard Butler in “300” who are there to entertain them and make it a night they won’t soon forget. It’s a party ladies. A party not unlike the ones depicted in the latest movies “Magic Mike”, “Magic Mike XXL” and “Chocolate City”.
The Men of Sapphire always have quite an evening planned in their ladies-only showroom. Ladies are advised to leave all inhibitions at the door as they are escorted in by their host and each group is photographed with a few of the men to document the occasion before being led to plush VIP seating. Ladies enjoy the male eye candy as each performer takes his turn on stage.
If you’re looking for a high-energy party with so much more than the usual male strippers, then this is the place to be. The evening includes a variety of international accents and hard bodies providing stunning, choreographed stage performances as well as personal one on one entertainment.
Expect a lot of crowd interaction because ladies are encouraged to not only see the show but to be the show as they get called up on stage for an impromptu up-close-and-personal performance.
Dreams of an up close encounter with handsome, strong men come true at Men of Sapphire. Submit a piece of paper to the DJ volunteering the bachelorette, birthday girl or best friend for a stage dance for a little extra cash and memorable entertainment. Ladies are also encouraged to crowd around the stage where the hot hunks will give them a little extra attention — for a dollar.
When Men of Sapphire concludes, do not expect to be notified. The spectacular show rolls right into nonstop private two-for-one lap dances by the performers. And ladies, these boys can go all night long.
If you’re celebrating a birthday, a bachelorette party or just want to have some naughty fun, grab the girls and head to Men of Sapphire because every night with these hunks is special.

Chris Pratt worked as a stripper in the early days of his career, the actor revealed. The struggle was real for him.
The famous Hollywood actor worked in one of the biggest hits last year and performed as male lead in the movie “Guardians of the Galaxy”. The movie was a major hit at the box office.

His second most awaited movie of the Jurassic Park film series was named “Jurassic World” and it is the fourth installment of the record breaking hit movie series. It is set to get released on June the 12th in the United States and adds to Pratt’s filmography.

He has become the sensational high-demand Hollywood star but the journey to achieve these big dreams was not easy for the hunk. He is also going to appear on July issue of Red Bulletin.

During his past interview with Buzzfeed, the handsome dude admitted working as a male stripper “Cheap Magic Mike”. He said that he was very much a naked person who always loved to get naked.

He added that it was not at all difficult for him to work as a stripper because he was very free and had no problem making good money out of it. Chris shared that he even performed at a friend’s grandmother’s birthday party to entertain the guests once.

While going back to his college days he said that he dropped out of college in the first semester of his program. Pratt became a discount ticket agent but that did not work in the long run.

He did not take the situation to heart and went to Hawaii on a friend’s invitation. He opted for several waiting jobs, lived in a van on the beach in Maui and spent his time drinking and smoking weed.

The 35 years old actor these days is the ladies favorite because of his nice heart and down to earth nature. The fame surely has not gone to his head yet. He also shared that he was very passionate about acting from the very start. He said that his mother was moved by his brother’s performance in a play in the pre-school days.

According to him that was the moment when he realized that he could do it too to make his mother proud. While describing his gratitude in regard to his career Pratt said that he cannot believe that people are even considering him for such major roles.

The hard times are surely over for the Hollywood-hunk and he is gearing up for the release of his upcoming science fiction adventure movie. Bryce Dallas Howard his co-star on the movie while talking to E! News said that Chris is an incredibly honorable and a beautiful human being both on the inside and on the outside.

He is a solid guy both on and off the big screen, the actress added. She also called Mr. Pratt a great role model. She said that he is one of the most genuine and hilarious guys she has ever met in her life. He can add life to a party and she called him a unicorn due to his fun loving nature.

There aren’t many films with titles that guilty white people might worry that they’re not even allowed to say, but Chocolate City does. The film is an African-American answer to Magic Mike – a comparison the film itself doesn’t shy away from – all about a young man who becomes a male stripper. In fact the director has suggested the movie was a response to Magic Mike, after they noted that the Channing Tatum movie had few people of colour.

Michael is doing his best to get through college, while working and helping out his mom (Vivica A. Fox), but when the electricity company threatens to shut off their supply, he needs cash fast. After being given a ‘job interview’, Michael is shocked to see he’s being offered the chance to do exotic dancing.

After initial shyness Michael – under the name Sexy Chocolate – discovers he’s a natural. The audience adore him and he can make an awful lot of money stand on the stage and getting his grind on. As his star rises and he begins to displace the established dancers, they start to plot against him. Michael is also keeping his new job a secret from his girlfriend and mother, although that can’t last forever.

Chocolate City certainly doesn’t try to reinvent the wheel. If you asked people for their first thoughts about what the plot of a movie about male strippers might be, that’s exactly the story we get here, with each expected plot point ticked and very little that will cause even the mildest amount of shock or surprise. However, it does the job in amiable fashion and let’s not kid ourselves, few people are buying a movie about male strippers in the hope that it’ll be an avant garde piece that breaks down narrative forms and takes cinema to places it’s never been before.
The plot is relatively perfunctory, but it keeps things moving along in entertaining and amusing enough fashion, even if does have a bit of a ‘have your cake and eat it’ morality, where it tries to be both liberal and prurient about men stripping at the same time.

But let’s face it, a film like this lives and dies on the promise of men getting sexy on the stripper stage, and on that Chocolate City delivers. It is a little coyer than Magic Mike and sometimes seems a little shy about men’s packages, but it certainly has plenty of muscled torsos, good looking guys and sexual grinding. It also helps that lead actor Robert Ri’chard is sex on legs, while model Tyson Beckford is looking as good as you’d hope, and there are also plenty of other hot guys showing that an African American crew can certainly give Magic Mike and his crew a run for their money.

It also makes me think that if Chocolate City fills in the gap left by the lack of people of color in Magic Mike, now we need the gay version, as there weren’t exactly a lot of LGBT characters in either movie. After all, while both Magic Mike and Chocolate City concentrate on women throwing cash at sexy gents, gay men are the backbone of the male stripping industry, keeping hot guys in work at club nights, in go-go cages and sometimes just because it’s a Tuesday and they’re feeling horny. In fact, perhaps I should go and do some research for that movie right now.

Overall Verdict: I suppose I should be poncey and pretend there are reasons to watch this is due to the fairly entertaining (if clichéd) story and how it mixes this into an African American milieu, but who would I be kidding? Nope, if you’re gonna watch it, the reason is because it’s kinda fun, and there are lots of hot guy with their shirts off who are being sexy.