A lot of hot guys in Hollywood have done that. He was straight out of college–he went to Notre Dame but he finished his degree at the University of South Florida–there he was in South Florida, he’s gorgeous, looking to break into show business…so he started off as a roadie to a group of these guys, and then they talked him into stripping.
—”Live! With Kelly” host Kelly Ripa revealing to Vanity Fair how her husband started out as an exotic dancer (i.e. why he should have been cast in Channing Tatum’s forthcoming stripper epic, “Magic Mike.”)