"I love Channing. We have a great rapport and I love him. He's like a brother to me and he's great," Johnson told E! News while promoting the upcoming action flick.
But such kind words were just the tip of his mancrush musing.
"He is, according to some, and one People magazine, the Sexiest Man Alive. And the truth is, and I can say this because I'm very comfortable in my own manhood and sexuality, he is a very sexy guy. He's a good-looking guy," Johnson noted.
And while he was quick to state the obvious—that Tatum has "nice eyes"—Johnson did make something perfectly clear.
"He got lost in my eyes," Johnson playfully revealed while pointing to his own peepers.
Looks like we'll just have to wait and, er, see for ourselves when G.I. Joe: Retaliation hits theaters on March 28.
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