Jenna Dewan Reveals What Daughter Everly Thinks of ‘Step Up’

Not holding again! Jenna Dewan recalled daughter Everly’s unfiltered response to seeing her and her father, Channing Tatum, in Step Up.

“She was like, ‘Can we watch one thing good?’” Dewan, 42, completely instructed Us Weekly on Wednesday, June 7, of the 10-year-old’s first time watching the dance film. “She was utterly uninterested.”

The Connecticut native — who was selling her partnership with Mom’s Cookies for its Cease and Style the Frosting marketing campaign — remembered exhibiting Everly “Evie” the movie when she was “very younger.”


Jenna Dewan.
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Dewan confessed that her eldest youngster is “nonetheless very uninterested” in watching the 2006 film that sparked her real-life romance with Tatum, 43. “She likes to be like, ‘OK, yeah.’ It’s not cool to her but,” the Come Dance With Me decide instructed Us. “Possibly someday.”

The Rookie star met the Alabama native whereas taking part in love pursuits Nora Clark and Tyler Gage, respectively, within the dancing flick. The twosome tied the knot in July 2009 and welcomed Everly in Might 2013. Dewan and Tatum introduced their separation in April 2018 and have been declared legally single in November of the next yr.

The Witches of East Finish alum moved on with Steve Kazee in fall 2018. The couple, who obtained engaged in February 2020, share 3-year-old son Callum.

Whereas Everly isn’t the largest fan of Step Up, she does love to bounce. “All of us love her a lot and he or she’s so captivated with it and he or she works actually laborious,” Dewan instructed Us of her daughter’s want to get higher at Celtic Irish dancing. “She’s all the time like, ‘Mother, I would like extra dance lessons, I wanna go once more.’ She’s simply actually captivated with it. It’s effervescent.”

On the subject of her youngster’s competitions or “feiseanna,” the previous World of Dance host confessed that she’s “screaming [her] head off like a full dance mother.” After Everly gained first place final month, her mother “screamed” and “jumped up” with pleasure.

The mom and daughter have bonded over their shared ardour, however the Superman & Lois actress revealed that Everly “does probably not” come to her for recommendation on the topic.

“She simply needs me to be mother. Supportive mother. Desires me there,” she instructed Us. “She loves after I inform her what I believed, and I’ll be trustworthy together with her. She’ll say, ‘Did you see that half I tousled?’ And I say, ‘I did see it, nevertheless it doesn’t matter. We’re right here. It is a journey. We’re studying, don’t fear.’ She likes that.”

The twosome additionally love cooking collectively, particularly when utilizing Mom’s Cookies of their recipes. “I feel the kitchen tends to be the place everybody congregates anyhow in the home. So cooking and something that’s within the kitchen [and] inventive has all the time been an enormous deal,” Dewan mentioned. “Holidays, birthdays, the top of the college yr.”

That pleasure of baking will embody one thing particular for the Take the Lead star and her youngsters on Saturday, June 10, which has been declared Nationwide Frosted Cookie Day by Mom’s Cookies. (The model launched its Cease and Style the Frosting marketing campaign to information mother and father to a “enjoyable” with their little ones all summer season.)

“These are like actually my favourite cookies and have been ceaselessly,” the Soundtrack alum instructed Us, noting that she needs to mix Rice Krispie treats with Mom’s Cookies. “It’s simple for me to do with the youngsters. Retains their consideration. We’re in a position so as to add in enjoyable issues, which is why I used to be like Mom’s Cookies within Rice Krispie treats appears like perhaps the most effective, scrumptious deal with I can consider. … Who doesn’t love baking and making candy treats? So all the time a very good exercise over right here.”

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi