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Gerard Butler Cleared of Battery Charge

Gerard Butler Cleared of Battery Charge

Gerard Butler steps out of the Roger Room lounge in Los Angeles on Thursday (January 7) after celebrating dropped battery charges against him.

The 40-year-old Bounty Hunter actor was charged with a misdemeanor battery charge due to a scuffle with a photographer at the RocknRolla premiere party back in October of 2008. Gerry completed the necessary community service to clear his name. If he had been convicted, he would have faced up to six months in jail.

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92 Responses to “Gerard Butler Cleared of Battery Charge”

  1. 1
    Shame Says:

    Shouldn’t it be Thu Jan 7 Jared? Assuming this was yesterday and not Dec 7

  2. 2
    Hurly Burly Says:

    Why does he look like he slept in these clothes (for weeks!) LOL
    Get a trainer and a STYLIST – pink shorts and these Ewwww clothes in one week! Dry wretching now

  3. 3
    LOL Says:

    Back in his natural habitat!

  4. 4
    Loosingweight... Says:

    Looks like he’s already loosing the weight. Look at his neck and chin. The dude is definitely on some major diet and work-out regime. I hope he doesn’t go to the extreme. I have the feeling he doesn’t really know moderation. From those pics you couldn’t even tell that he had a few extra pounds.
    Yes, he needs a new stylist! So true! The clothes aren’t the worst we’ve seen but I hate that short, short hair on him. He’d look so much better and younger with a bit longer hair. And he has great hair, why doesn’t he show it off????
    Yep…@LOL…. he’s definitely back in his hunting grounds ;-)

  5. 5
    jenardison Says:

    we must recognize that his girlfriend has the help she has pushed for the law that he not be prosecuted

  6. 6
    jane Says:

    He looks terrifice! As always. And never has a mean word to say about anybody. How refreshing!

  7. 7
    Cora Says:

    @Loosingweight…: I don’t know what you’re looking at luv, but I can definitely still see the Bermuda weight on him. If you look at all the pics, there are several where he’s still looking very tubby — which is why he’s wearing such baggy clothes.
    Also it’s not likely he would have lost much weight no matter how he tried in just a few days.
    And before the fangirls have a meltdown and feel the need to call me evil, I’m a fan of Gerry’s. I’m just giving an honest description of what I see in these photos. He’s still carrying the weight and trying to cover it with baggy clothes. I’m sure he’ll be in better form by the time the GG’s roll around but given the 4 day time frame since the last pics it’s just not realistic that we’ll be seeing much of a change yet. And to me that’s confirmed by what I see in these photos.

  8. 8
    gertie Says:

    Wow. Love the jacket and the guy inside it..

  9. 9
    gerijeffers Says:

    And to think I once wanted to do him.

  10. 10
    bbcnews Says:

    Luv you Ger!

  11. 11
    ... Says:

    Arrest him for his illegal moobs

  12. 12
    alone again? Says:

    Unless he stashes his club hook-up away somewhere, maybe across the street?

  13. 13
    ManLESSton, I likely Says:

    ITAWY. It will take more than a couple of weeks for Gerry to get in shape. Clothing can disguise a lot and your take on the baggy clothes is totally on. In Dubai it looked like his shirt was too tight and now we have better insight to how long this weight gain has been going on since it had to start well before that. *thumbs up*
    Glad to see he is not camera shy. Personally, if the world had gotten to see my worst pic I would still be hiding from embarrassment. It just adds a little weight to my narcissist theory of Gerry (pun intended).

  14. 14
    Stinkylouise Says:

    Well that was a short vacation.
    He probably couldn’t stand being away from the cameras and there is no way he would be photographed on the beach again.LOL!
    He’ll probably be “spanxed” for the GG’s.

  15. 15
    cubedweller Says:

    Are those HAND PRINTS on the front of his shirt??? It looks like someone did a down dog on his chest – LOL!
    The jacket is repulsive, and the jeans are hideous. OK I’m leaving now before the phangurl herd comes racing in to defend their “beautiful boy”.
    Waves to Stinky, ManLESS and Cora – love you guys.

  16. 16
    Fritz Says:

    Since the GG’s aren’t until the seventeenth, is it possible he’s staying in one city for a whole nine days? Wow! LOL!

    Oh…and MORNING, JJ’ers! *waves*

  17. 17
    cubedweller Says:

    @Fritz: Daily club pics – oh the fun we’ll have.

  18. 18
    Emma Says:

    Hello darling girls! Morning to you.
    Of course he couldn’t stay away for long lol the guy comes back from barbados and is back for action already. Having said that, I agree with ManLESSton. Good for him for not being camera shy after all that weight debacle, so in that sense, party up G! It’s awards season anyway, the celebs are all up for it.
    I will not comment on his choice of clothes, as many of you know, I’m not a fan of Gerry’s style and because I’m in a very good mood today, I won’t say anything. ok maybe just one thing… argh lol forgive? XX
    Love you G.
    WAVING back!!! XXXX

  19. 19
    Stinkylouise Says:

    Hey guys! Waving back……….!
    I see the phangurls invaded the other thread.LOL!

  20. 20
    anna Says:

    Gerry being Gerry lol hope the link works
    Spring is also the time for her other motion picture to come out of the gate. “The Bounty Hunter” puts Hogan in the same movie as hot star Gerard Butler and A-lister Jennifer Aniston.

    Hogan spent three weeks filming in Brooklyn, playing a bail bonds company president who hires Butler’s bounty hunter to bring in Aniston.

    “I have big hair, bright nails and a New York accent,” she reports in a phone interview. No auditioning was necessary since she had worked for the main producer on her first film, “The Paper,” and for director Andy Tennant on “Fools Rush In.”

    Courtesy of Butler, she received a big bonus, and it wasn’t money. When her character presents the down-and-out bounty hunter with his $5,000 check for completing the job, he grabs her and kisses her.

    The actress says the kiss was terrific, adding that Butler is “a great guy.”

  21. 21
    anna Says:

    if I’m not mistaken I actually remember seeing a photo of this, among all those pap shots back from the bounty set. I can’t be ars-ed to look for them but I’m sure there is one. there u go. how kind of him lol love this man

  22. 22
    atrium Says:

    Mm, Gerry, Whwre’s Your Belly?)

  23. 23
    I'll Bite Says:

    @cubedweller: Not a fangurl, but I have to disagree about the jacket. I like it on him – a good cut, a good color. It’s the shirt/sweather thingy that doesn’t work.

  24. 24
    bbwsocialnetwork Says:

    The Papz sux

  25. 25
    An ode to Gb's lost abs Says:

    From Betty Confidencial
    What has happened to you, Gerard Butler,
    You’re now a fatty, you’ve lost your luster.
    We see you’re in Barbados, perhaps on vacation,
    That’s no excuse, we demand an explanation.
    We fell in love with your Spartan physique,
    In our knees you made us all weak.
    We watched 300 for your ripped abdominal
    You were nearly naked, your ass looked phenomenal.
    We’re also not a fan of these shorts that are pink,
    Your wardrobe selections we suggest you rethink.
    You’re all gross, looking blubbery and bloated
    You’re off our list of hotties, you’ve been demoted.
    We don’t mean to whine but we must complain,
    You need a gym, Weight Watchers or Jack LaLane.
    You fought the paparazzi, lost your looks and all your muscle,
    You remind us of a guy, last name Crowe, first name Russell.
    On criminal charges of assault you were acquitted,
    Now please put on a shirt, not one that is fitted.
    Your new appearance is beyond uncouth,
    Sorry, Gerry, that’s just that’s the ugly truth.
    Betty’s Poet Laureate spends more time than she’d like to admit reclining on her sofa, eating grapes and writing love sonnets to Jon Stewart.

  26. 26
    @922 Says:

    A straight man would not wear that jacket.

  27. 27
    Elain Says:

    He’s looking good. I really like that jacket, too. I see JJ found some lookalike jeans a shirt, but not the jacket … yet anyway.

  28. 28
    he really Says:

    loves having his picture taken. What a ham.

  29. 29
    gotta be kidding Says:

    he never dresses nice when he goes to a club – never!

  30. 30
    gotta be kidding Says:

    i’ve neer seen a pic of him coming out of a club, ever dressed nice -never!

  31. 31
    sugar Says:

    He looks woooooooonderfulllllllll!!!

  32. 32
    amen Says:

    So darn funny Betty ! Thanks for closing out the first week of the year with such verve. There are some clever people on these JJ boards…I salute you !

  33. 33
    Ger's belly analyst Says:

    I saw some clips from the British TV show “lucy Sullivan is getting married” and found even by then when Gerard was only about just under 30 he got a round belly. He was so gorgeous in it. Some people are just born with a barrel belly and I think Gerard is one of those. They tend to have this stomach area more prominent just above the navel area to under the rib cage. With a few extra lbs now Gerard’s is even rounder and more obvious.

  34. 34
    @amen and #32 Says:

    I agree amen. Despite the differences the GB posters have, most of the GB posters are funny, fun, intelligent and insightful. This says something about the man they are all attracted to (admitted or not we won’t be here if we are not in some perverse way attracted to the man)

  35. 35
    leah Says:

    I hope he’s not thinking “I wonder if he’ll sell me that jacket.”

  36. 36
    Elain Says:

    Losingweight: I think his face looks thinner, too. Compare the photo outside the club this week with the closeup one in Aspen. Chin and cheeks look smaller in the LA shots. Can’t say about the bod, cause we can’t see ‘underneath his clothes,’ tho I’d like to.

  37. 37
    fat boy Says:

    he looks thinner in the face because he has a tan

  38. 38
    Peenis Says:

    Ew he looks like crap. Well well well, there he is out. LOL

  39. 39
    Prettypie Says:

    @jenardison: Huh? What do you mean? What girlfriend?

  40. 40
    nipm Says:

    Umm, who the heck did he piss off? TMZ is officially dead to me! Old pix just to ride a bandwagon? That’s okay, he will come out on top…no worries. We got your back babe, even when it seems we are ragging on ya! I guess we just care…good, bad, and snarky! You da man!

  41. 41
    shut up stop starting rumors Says:


    oh god lay off wil ya?? he’s single. that girl works for him.
    buzz off.

  42. 42
    nipm Says:

    @Ger’s belly analyst: To Scotland and Back (episode 6-1/2)…so telling…just being himself or being brilliant. The look on his face and in his eyes right before he tries to sneak out…priceless! The phone booth conversation….time to pass himself around some more and on to the next one….like he just can’t help the nature of the beast…oh Gus…in my real world your name was Carreras.

  43. 43
    Bad Friends Says:

    Where are Ariel and Nick?? or are they just being bad friends??
    Gerry is not gay, he just dates(pays) women(boring model types) who don’t (won’t) talk.

  44. 44
    Real NYC Model (Pakistani) Says:

    Haha you dumb chicks think Gerry gives a rat’s ass what you think?
    He dates hot girls who have hotter bodies none of you fat lazy slobs!
    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…just because the girls he is rumored to be with dont say anything, it doesnt mean it never went on!! It just means the girls don’t want the publicity! LOL The only woman who tried to capitalize on having known gerry was that arcade girl! That is why I think that she was a hack one off.
    The others, even the rumored ones, don’t say anything and you know theyve been asked PLEASE. Their silence speaks volumes to me.
    If they wanted the PR theyd be talking right now!
    He is single and loving life why dont you phan phatso’s like Kirstie Alley and Sugar (lol) dry up and go suck a donkey butt.

  45. 45
    Princess Says:

    @Real NYC Model (Pakistani): Wow, are you pathetic or what?

  46. 46
    duh Says:

    @Real NYC Model (Pakistani): “go suck a donkey butt”

    Many of them are trying, but Gerry won’t cooperate.

  47. 47
    Como Says:

    Why does he always look like he got dressed by dumpster diving? Baby bibs have less stains than his clothing. He was doing so much better there for a while. Are these his fat clothes and that’s why he’s back to wearing the ugly stuff?

    Gerard please get a stylist or put your ego aside and buy some new clothes in a larger size. It looks worse to dress badly, especially after the tv shows showed your beach belly to the world. Everyone looks better when they dress well.

  48. 48
    Como Says:

    What did Gerry do for community service?

  49. 49
    gamerdatingsite Says:

    He is so good looking

  50. 50
    Me Says:

    Since I seem to have been banned from Gals, I want to use JJ as a place to thank Scotsmanstuart for posting the Lucy Sullivan episodes. I’ve been waiting for a chance to see them for so long. Half-way through the series with you, Stuart. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

    Butler sure was great in his portrayal of that real jerk, Gus. But OMG, he was so gorgeous on the outside, the inside was almost forgiveable. Note I said almost.

  51. 51
    Germanie Says:

    The story of his life?

  52. 52
    What? Says:


  53. 53
    cbinparadise Says:

    What’s the link for Lucy Sullivan?

  54. 54
    @Como Says:

    “What did he do for community service?”
    Volunteered his services as a fashion stylist to the homeless community.

  55. 55
    sugar Says:

    44, sugar is 163 tall, 53 kilos and has lovely brown skin and curly hair :) But thanks for bringing me up all the time and making me feel so important lol. Are you jealous of me or something.? Also I am happily married. I love looking at Gerry and enjoy chatting with others, but that the end of it all. You on the other hand are probably holding your breath, waiting for him to call you right? Well he won’t, because he’s a nice guy who doesn’t like biatches like you.

  56. 56
    Aurora Says:

    Lucy Sullivan dedication video set to the music of Feist.

  57. 57
    FashionPolice Says:

    This man is too handsome to be dressed like this. Out of shape or not, he would do himself a great favor if he hired a stylist since he obviously can’t pick his own clothes. That jacket and those jeans are atrocious. Too bad because he’s still a sexy beast in my book.

  58. 58
    cece Says:

    @Aurora: Is that to make us forget how he looks now?

  59. 59
    Mr. Giggles Says:

    Ok …..I promise this is the last one….
    It’s entitled THE END…..

  60. 60
    annieb Says:

    I got one for you Giggles. Is he admiring the dress or the booty?

  61. 61
    annieb Says:

    @Mr. Giggles: Does his inseam have a drawstring? It looks like it in that photo. That’s a lot of bunching.

  62. 62
    leah Says:

    @Mr. Giggles: Gerry needs these:

  63. 63
    saywha? Says:

    I found Gerry’s stylist.

    Stick around for 2:55. Maybe he could play this guy in a film.

  64. 64
    sienna Says:

    Beatiful jacket!!

  65. 65
    Real NYC Model (Pakistani) Says:

    NO sugar, but i could get gerry a lot faster than u could if i met him, hon!!!

  66. 66
    Mr. Giggles Says:

    annieb @ 01/09/2010 at 2:46 am
    I got one for you Giggles. Is he admiring the dress or the booty?

    LOL ——definitely likin’ what’s under the dress…..either that or he wants to wear it himself

  67. 67
    nipm Says:

    @cbinparadise: best link is

    you can watch episodes there.

    @Real NYC Model (Pakistani): Do not assume….way off base. I am a little older than GJB, high yellow, and hot. No, not as tall and young but used to be an awful rascal, used to be a real ruffian…I’m as sweet as I can be…I have a history…check out Roisin Murphy. Anyway, German, Irish, and African. Frozen Chosen! Thanks Hank VIII…

    @Mr. Giggles: pix 3 and 4….yowza…..on the other hand red shorts guy is suspect….no problemo though, when I need the secret fantasy naught else need apply. Those gulf coast greens again had me at Atilla.

  68. 68
    dirt Says:

    oh boy!

  69. 69
    sugar Says:

    NYC, since I never posted my photo what you said is based on an assumption, which is that you are more beautiful and better then everyone here. Yeah keep dreaming. Beautiful women don’t need to tell the world they are beautiful. You obvisouly have low self esteem problems (hon)

  70. 70
    Stinkylouise Says:

    And here comes some more damage control.LOL! We’ll probably be seeing pics like this every day, until the GG’s.

  71. 71
    gossiphound Says:

    He is thinking tsk tsk girl pantylines.

  72. 72
    ... Says:

    @Real NYC Model (Pakistani): I thought you were Indian.

  73. 73
    GFW Says:

    A/his girlfriend stays quiet because she wants to. Women he sleeps with do so on demand.

  74. 74
    HelloIMDB Says:

    Hello to the peeps at IMDB. There isn’t a JJ x IMDB. We like reading your comments as I’m sure you like to come over here and read ours. We should do this together. Aren’t we all in the same boat after all? I’ve seen our dear poster Oy is quite popular with her snarky takes with you guys. A lot of us appreciate humour too, too bad some ppl don’t.
    Glad to know we’re not the only ones being attacked by the crazy angry fannies every now and then. It’s reassuring. lol
    Love to all over there, hope you get to read this.

  75. 75
    dawn Says:

    Thanks for the link to the Gus video. A great way to start the day.

    I’m watching Lucy too. Nine episodes are up far. I don’t know how to post links that work, but if you go to the Gals site, click the the Online fun subject, you’ll find the Lucy Sullivan thread by scotsmanstuart. The link to 9 episodes is there. He promises the second season sometime in the near future.

  76. 76
    Keyla87 Says:

    @An ode to Gb’s lost abs: @An ode to Gb’s lost abs: You make me sick with your accusations. I hardly think a non-shallow guy like GB would care about you attacking him for looking like a real man. He obviously doesn’t live in a gym, but I for one like that. Give me a man with a belly over all those Efron clones anyday

  77. 77
    Benie Says:

    Gerry, get a food therapist, please… He also needs a stylist, that is an outfit for a teenager, not for a man of forty and looking older as he does.

  78. 78
    Trying to figure it out Says:

    Mr. Giggles
    Please keep your promise!

    Wave to all the regulars.

  79. 79
    Lacy Says:

    Dawn: Thanks for the information. You made my day. And thanks to scotsmanstuartt whoever he may be.

  80. 80
    Gerry Butterball Says:

    I count 3 chins he’s sporting now, instead of the 4 he had on the beach. lol I’m sure his PR is all over his asss to get him to start working out, especially if he’s going to these award shows and sh*t.

  81. 81
    collegesinglesmatch Says:

    He is a hornee bugger

  82. 82
    really? Says:

    @collegesinglesmatch: how do you know?

  83. 83
    Singingintherain Says:


    It takes one to know one. That’s how he or she knows

  84. 84
    remember da truth Says:

    Good for him!
    I root for anyone who gives paps a smackdown. They would be arrested for harassment, stalking, and assault if they didn’t have a camera around their necks, but because they are taking pictures it’s okay? No, it’s not.

  85. 85
    Bluejean Says:

    That pap deserved the pop. I just wish I could have seen it! Keep on, Butler. You are amazing!

  86. 86
    southern girl Says:

    Sorry but the man is freakin hot… love the jacket and did I mention that I would blow him? Cause I would! I might even lick a fat roll with some powdered sugar on top.. yummy!

  87. 87
    havingfun Says:

    you really want to piss off Real NYC Model (Pakistani . . . indian . . .whatever) . . . say “Priyanka”.

  88. 88
    well Says:

    @southern girl: he’d let you. he isn’t picky

  89. 89
    southern girl Says:


    Most of them are not picky, they just want to get their di!ks wet…. famous or not…

  90. 90
    Real NYC Says:

    @: I thought you were Indian.

    Well one thing is for sure…a stuck up b*tch is universal and Real NYC is one in spades. Someone should tell Real NYC that models aren’t that pretty after they’ve had a baseball bat taken to their face.

  91. 91
    curious cat Says:

    Hey, a thread with only 90 coments on it. I don’t even have to swim to the deep, deep end to know the latest or even get a word in. The sea of commentary is becoming formidable on this guy. @ 25 Betty, that is a right clever piece of rhyme there. I like it. Funny as hell and that’s said without animosity toward the subject of your delighteful satire.
    @48 Thanks for asking the question you posed. I wonder myself what GB did for community service. That whole pap incident was kind of hushed up. Frankly, I’m puzzled why he would have to do community service if he wasn’t convicted of anything and the charges were dropped. Assault is assault. Maybe I just missed the real dirt here.
    Hi to all the regulars and new posters too.

  92. 92
    rufus and chaka khan Says:

    @Real NYC Model (Pakistani):
    Honey, unless you have an eight inch c/ck, Gerry ain’t so much as breathing in your direction. So keep ignoring the painfully and hilariously obvious. Stay willfully ignorant and keep right on with your fantasizing. It’s good for the soul.

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