This worked out great since it turns out Channing is a huge fan of Simone's. Like, a HUGE fan.
First of all, when Ellen brought up the two of them meeting, Channing insisted he would be the one to freak out more.
Ellen tried to argue with him, but Channing stayed firm, saying,
Nope. I'm telling you right now, I'm going to freak out more.
He had good reason to freak out -- I mean, she is the best gymnast in the world, after all. Channing gushed,
She's gonna be the greatest and already is the greatest of all time.
Finally, the moment came for the two stars to finally meet.
Ellen unveiled Simon's "new trophy case" — AKA Channing Tatum holding four of her medals on his arms.
Channing's look of pure elation when he hugs Simone is perfect.
And THEN Simone honors him even further by putting one her medals around his neck, to which he responds,
So, how much you want to bet Simone has a cameo in "Magic Mike 3"?