To Channing TatumHe was reluctant to accept a single-fatherhood role. 

Speak with VMAN on Friday, Feb. 11, the 21 Jump Street star shared that he was initially “afraid” of parenting daughter Everly, 8, solo following his 2018 split from actress Jenna Dewan.  

According to him, “I knew I loved to make-believe things and be creative, but I didn’t really know if it was possible to meet her on my level. Especially now that I am a single father.” The Hollywood Reporter. “I was double afraid.” 

Channing is currently dating Zoe Kravitz, explained that his worries stemmed from a fear of not being able to relate to his daughter in the same ways that her mother could, adding, “Was I going to be able to do any of the stuff that a mother should do? A mother can understand her daughter as a woman.