In a week that has seen new parents Kim Kardashian and Kanye West sent out fake baby photos to keep the both the press and their avaricious "friends" away from their daughter North, Magic Mike actor Channing Tatum and his wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum have now taken steps to ensure that they're not hounded by paparazzi itching for the first snap of their daughter Everly. They decided to post their own family photo with baby Everly on Facebook. In a beautiful sunlit image, the couple are seen fondly cradling a rather adorable sleeping Everly. The couple met on the set of 2006's Step Up dance movie and began dating shortly afterwards.

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In an explanation regarding their decision to introduve their daughter to the world themselves: "We didn't want to go through a tabloid - we just wanted to let it out so paparazzi would stop trying to hound us. You know, here it is, that's it. Now, let us be." The couple -both actors - were married in Hawaii in 2008 and Jenna gave birth to little Everly on 31st May 2013, with the first image of her released on 16th June (Father's Day).

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New Parents Channing And Jenna Are Eager To Rid Themselves Of Paparazzi By Posting Baby Pic Online.

First-time father Tatum is currently filming for an upcoming Wachowski film Jupiter Ascending that will see him in action in a futuristic universe where humans aren't evolutionarily superior any longer. The 33 year-old's political action thriller White House Down, in which Jamie Foxx and Maggie Gyllenhaal will co-star) is released on 28th June.

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Channing Tatum Looking Suave At The Oscars Ceremony in February 2013