Salma Hayek Dishes on Her ‘Magic Mike’ Lap Dance With Channing Tatum

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Salma Hayek has been dishing deets on the steamiest scenes from her appearance in the latest Magic Mike movie. The 56-year-old actress continues to make headlines for costarring with actor Channing Tatum in the third installment of the popular movie franchise. Shortly before the holidays, Salma spoke out about filming with the ex to Jenna Dewan - Channing plays a male stripper, and the trailer has seen things get hot had heavy in a scene that involved a lap dance. Salma has said that filming the scene was "physically challenging."

A Challenge To Film

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Of shooting the lap dance scene with 42-year-old Tatum, Hayek said, “It’s very physically challenging,” also telling Entertainment Tonight, “My goodness. You just wait to see. It’s just complicated.” That said, she also said that it brought a "magical moment" that taught her more about who she is. The Mexican-born actress, known for roles including Frida and The Eternals, also spoke of playing a "strong woman." In fact, it looks like she had fun "bossing" around all the guys on set while going Girl Power.

Having Fun Bossing Them Around

Salma told Antonio Banderas about playing the "strong" woman.

“You know what was my day going into the office? I would just sit around and watch, like, 12 men, semi-naked dancing and doing pirouettes. And I got to boss them around," the mom of one continued. Salma's role in Magic Mike 3 sees her replacing actress Thandiwe Newton, who made the "difficult decision" to leave the franchise and stepped away from the movie. Newton stated that she had to deal with "family" issues.

Teasing What's To Come

In October, Salma updated her Instagram and with teaser photos from the movie she's starring in. The actress was seen lifting up Channing's shirt as the actor flaunted her world-famous abs. Upping the sex appeal and quickly making headlines for it, Salma urged her fans to keep their eyes peeled for the movie.

"A tease of what’s to come in theaters this Valentine’s Day weekend. You’re not going to want to miss #MagicMikesLastDance 🔥," she wrote.

Stuns At 56

Salma seems to be picking up more acting gigs than ever as she traverses her fifties. The actress also regularly makes headlines for showing off her bombshell curves as she defies her age at 56. Salma is followed by 22.2 million on Instagram. For more and to see her latest movie news, give her account a follow.