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The Ugly Truth About Gerard Butler

The Ugly Truth About Gerard Butler

Gerard Butler and Katherine Heigl keep close in this new movie still from their upcoming rom-com The Ugly Truth, out April 3.

Plot details: A romantically challenged morning-show producer (Heigl) is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her male chauvinist correspondent (Butler) to prove his theories on relationships and allow her to find love. His clever ploys, however lead to an unexpected result.

”They embark on this ridiculous pairing of two people who are from polar opposite sides of the issue,” Heigl tells EW. ”The whole men are from Mars, women are from Venus thing… [In comparison to my last romantic comedy,] it’s not so soft, and everything isn’t so perfect. This movie was just a little more edgy…enough to make it at least more interesting to the guys who take their girlfriends.”

The Ugly Truth is directed by Robert Luketic (Legally Blonde). The trailer is available at the official movie site at

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  • pafan

    Can’t wait. Never too nuts about her, but, of course, Gerry is just too hot.

  • milli

    She is beyond horrible as an actress.That’s all.

  • cute

    I’m looking forward to seeing this one. I liked her in 27 Dresses. She’s so pretty.

  • j

    She’s a terrible actress, but he’s awesome. I loved him in PS I Love You.

  • mel

    She sux. He was great in 300. One of the best movies ever. It doesn’t hurt that he’s hot.

  • becca

    I am sooo excited for this movie! AND KATHERINE HEIGL IS AN AMAZING ACTRESS. AND I LOVE HER!

  • Josie Ann

    After a gratuitous absence of several weeks from the pages of JJ, it’s absolutely wonderful to see such a compelling comeback by Gerard Butler. More of THE MAN please, daily doses preferred!

  • a

    he is so hot!

  • milli

    Note to the Katherine Heigel PR people who are posting under several names:
    If you are going to praise her because you are paid for it, then use something original and believable, not ‘she is amazing actress’, ‘she is so pretty’ YEAH RIGHT!
    She sucks big big time.

  • Ashley Banks

    this movie looks lame but i bet it will make lots o $$$

  • hannah

    I really really don’t like Katherine Heigl, she just annoys me.

  • ben

    katie heigl = best actress!!!

    im only seeing this because of her :)

  • merilee

    yeah, I’d give him one.
    … after downing a few pints maybe..
    …a quickie behind the bike shed…
    yeah why not

  • Enliven

    Oh man thats the funniest thing I think I have read in a long time – someone actually thinking Heigl’s PR people are posting. Yeah PR people are being paid to post on the world famous Just Jared blog page. Doh. LOL.

    Maybe Milli it is people who are just the opposite to you – clearly you don’t like Ms. Heigl and spend a lot of time posting on blogs telling everyone (how sad is that by the way) – so much so you posted twice on this one (at least!).

    Personally I hope the movie is decent..the R Rating should mean it is not a standard rom com. Katherine Heigl is an absolute star and Butler is a good foil. I think it will work very well.

  • mart

    Mmmm Katherine Heigl. She is so freakin’ hot.

  • laura

    Heigl is no longer much of a draw. She’s a so so actor but GB will
    carry the film as he is extremely popular and hot.

  • Anita

    i like that this one is going to be much, much edgier and raucous than what we’ve seen in other movies of this genre. This one has an R rating and i can’t wait to see Gerry as sort of a rogue again.

  • deano

    I agree Anita – should be a lot of fun.

    I like Gerard (he was terrific in 300) but wouldn’t see the movie just because he is in it. Katherine Heigl on the other hand I would watch in pretty much anything. She’s that good and I have had a crush on her for years!

  • Rachael Taylor

    Heigl is sweet, what’s up with all the hate? she looks great, she might be not the greatest actress around, but who cares about acting nowadays. They’ll just cast her in some cheesy sex comedy and that’s it :)

  • ja

    Damn he has that sexy look. Have urge to lick him.

  • BeastieGirl

    OOOOOHHHH, he is so hawt…Jared keep spoiling us with Gerry!!!! Yummers!!!

  • Kate

    So excited for this film. Absolutely love her and he is so hot! The R rating definitely makes it promising

  • jillyro

    Isn’t this the same plot as that movie with Kate Hudson and Matthew McConnaughey did awhile back? Hmm, between Kate Hudson and Katherine, think Kathering is the better romcom actress so far (but she’s also annoying).

  • anno

    I don’t really like either one of them, but the movie looks interesting. I hated P.S I Love you and the only good thing about 27 dresses was the bar scene.

  • Tellie

    His body is so thick and hot. I love his accent and his causal f**k it look. He is tasty and I bet this movie will be hot. As usual, he will carry it. PSILY stunk!!! Hillary Swank was awful and the best part was the first 10 minutes with Gerard when he was alive. In the very next scene at his funeral, I knew I was in for a long night. Ugh, I hated that movie!

  • Anon11

    Gerard needs to seek new management or a new agent!

    Why do Cruise and Pitt keep getting the meaty dramatic roles? Gerry has proven that he can do serious acting [see 300 and POTO], but he needs some good material and good direction. What the hell was up with him doing Nims Island and PS I Love You???? Cheesy movies and poor choices! I know Gerard Butler has the ability to act in a very high level drama. He has the ability and the charisma to pull off any dramatic role. Don’t keep wasting your time with Heigl and Anniston they are just bringing you down bro. Your hot now – strike while the iron is still hot!

  • Naty

    I can’t wait to see this movie I like Katherine, and I saw the Trailer and it seems pretty funny

  • tiana

    This movie promises a lot of fun…
    I love Gerry and Katherine is so beautiful…

  • Liz

    THANK k YOU, KARED tje GREAT!!! Keep giving us the handsome and talented Gerard Butler….I cannot get enough of the guy…he makes me weak in the knees just to look at him…and then he speaks..and I’m dead with adoration!!!!! Yum!

    Oh, and Jared, if you see this…in the beach photos in the previous post of Gerard..I couldn’t get the smiling one of Gerard to fill out completely. It just went as far as half his face. Anyone else have this problem?

    Anyway…Jared , you rock…and Gerard…you’re in ,my mind and heart forever!

  • overrated

    Could somebody please help me discen what is so special about Gerald Butler? He has a bulbous countenance, is always unkempt looking, and appears quite bloated more often than not. I can understand liking somebody because of their talent, in which case, I do not have an opinion on GB. However, that doesn’t translate in to being physically attractive. Gerald Butler IMO doesn’t hold a candle in the looks department to Jude Law, Mathew McCaughney, Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Huge Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Josh Duhamel, Robert Downey Jr., among others. These individuals truly have “leading man” good looks. If I didn’t know he was a “star,” I wouldn’t look twice at him in a million years! Yuck!

  • zzzzzz

    hummmm..Different strokes for different folks….personally, I find Brad Pitt, George Clooney, and Jude Law overrated….as well as Tom Cruise however, I liked Last Samarai. Gerard is pretty talented and I’ve seen some of his earlier works as well as some now. Try renting The Jury, Please or 300. What I find appealing about Gerard is that he plays a different broad of characters..from warrior to playboy as in this Ugly Truth coming out in the Spring. When I watch Tom Cruise or Brad Pitt…I don’t see their character..I SEE THEM…acting They somehow, don’t immerse themselves into the character…As for physical looks..I’ve seen Gerard up close and personal..and WOW..he’s gorgeous….

  • valerie

    Have to agree #31, he always look too fleshy and scruffy for my taste.
    He’s no Patrick Dempsey

  • malibusunrise

    I would go down on my knees and blow him like vacuum. No shit, Sherlock.

  • Janeway

    The trailer actually looks very cute. They seem to have good chemistry together. Heigl must be doing something right or she wouldn’t be getting such good box office hits.

  • Jessss

    Even though Gerard Butler is in it, the movie seems lame and corny. Which essentialy means I will not go out and see it.

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  • weetiger

    I’ll see it because Gerard Butler is in it. The “R” rating is, IMHO, the only thing saving it from being just another predictable rom-com. But I’m looking forward to seeing him play a raunchy, romantic rogue. Which is actually, something he’s never done on screen before.

  • bla85

    I look forward to seeing this movie. I saw the trailer and it looked really funny!

  • pafan

    Way back, I think Gerry was pretty much a rogue in the UK tv series Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married. And, boy, was he a BEAUTIFUL boy in that. Now, he’s graduated to a hot man. Probably the hottest MAN in movies IMHO.

  • Maria

    Man! This has the potential to be a lame a$$ed, seen it all before, kind of movie. How many more of this kind of film do we have to see at the box-office. Move on!

  • MidnightGirl

    “He’s no Patrick Dempsey”

    And thank God for that.

    Gerry is awesome. I’ll probably watch this only because of him.