Elle Magazine interviews Manganiello about his role in Magic Mike and if the role made him more comfortable being naked in public.
No. I play characters who are comfortable naked, but that’s something you work up to. I did a play off-Broadway in New York when I was in college. It was full-frontal nudity. It’s nerve-racking. Doing theater is like walking a tightrope without a net. This was like walking a tightrope without a net with a giant fan blowing at you.