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Jessica Biel & Justin Timberlake: 'Playing for Keeps' Premiere After Party!

Jessica Biel & Justin Timberlake: 'Playing for Keeps' Premiere After Party!

Jessica Biel and her husband Justin Timberlake walk arm in arm while leaving the after party celebrating the premiere of her new film Playing for Keeps on Wednesday (December 5) at the Dream Downtown in New York City.

The 30-year-old actress was also joined at the party by her co-stars Gerard Butler and Judy Greer, who couldn’t attend the screening earlier in the night as she was performing on Broadway in Dead Accounts.

Also pictured at the event: Rodrigo Santoro.

15+ pictures inside of Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake at the party…

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Posted to: Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Judy Greer, Justin Timberlake, Playing For Keeps, Rodrigo Santoro

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# 1

Now this dress that Jessica is wearing I do not like.

# 2

that is one uncomfortable looking couple

# 3

JT looks like a sloppy dweeb. I almost feel sorry for Jessica.

# 4
REPUBLICANS ARE IDIOTS. @ 12/06/2012 at 2:37 am

lol, justin is such a douchebag.

# 5

stupid movie with horrible actors.

# 6
Gerard Butler is SO Hollywood @ 12/06/2012 at 3:05 am

Gerard Butler’s career is over and he’s just out and about making a fool of himself at this point.
His films are getting terrible reviews and bombing at the box office. The only films of his that have done well are the ones with another star that people want to see. No one cares about seeing him. He’s got terrible instincts when it comes to scripts and has lost all touch with the street. He’s become so Hollywood he doesn’t even realize how misogynistic this Playing for Keeps film is.
And his 43 year old rear is second runner-up after Leonardo DiCaprio and Adrien Brody for a 24 year old underwear model who –> in a twist that surprises NO ONE <– wants to be an actress.
Gerard Butler is so lost and clueless that he's probably convinced himself that Madalina Ghenea really likes him and would have attached herself to his hip in the way she has even if he wasn't rich and famous. He's probably drunk so much of the Kool Aid that he actually believes that.
He could have been something cool. Instead, he's just a cliche. Too bad. Hope the money and recently juvenile pootytang he's sold out for is worth it.

# 7
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# 8

@Gerard Butler is SO Hollywood: can’t you put this on your tumblr or some sh&t?

# 9

Justin Timberlake is dressed like he thinks Orson Welles would dress had he been a young hipster attending a Bob Marley tribute – or if he had no taste or dignity.

Did the designer of Jessica’s dress recycle surgical scrubs for the fabric?

McGerard Butler @ 12/06/2012 at 3:38 am

The man makes awful movies.
People have even stopped going to see him in the dumbed down popcorn crap he makes for the undemanding masses.
He dates girls half his age who most of the world has seen virtually naked.
He dyes the massive amount of gray out of his hair and wears make up in a desperate attempt to look younger. Very desperate.
He looks more like Randy Quaid than Dennis Quaid.

Why do people like Gerard Butler at all?

JonathanWiki @ 12/06/2012 at 3:40 am

Love my job, since I’ve been bringing in $5600… I sit at home, music playing while I work in front of my new iMac that I got now that I’m making it online(Click on menu Home)

Peppermint-Kisses @ 12/06/2012 at 3:41 am

Nobody would have guessed who would one day be Mrs Timberlake!.Cameron Diaz was really going for it poor girl..and Miss Biel was a heartbeat from being dumped for good. With Justin’s ego, it takes a woman with subtle personality behind him..Britney and Cameron both have influential career profiles that could steal Justin’s thunder. He passed!

@McGerard Butler @ 12/06/2012 at 3:49 am

First of all, his girlfriend is 18 years younger than him which is pretty standard for hollywood. Secondly, she started out in her career modeling lingerie for print work. She has never been photographed nude, which you can’t say about Demi Moore, Wendy Williams, Jessica Simpson, Gisele Blunchen, Heidi Klum, Kate Moss, Miranda Kerr, Britney Spears, should I go on?

@McGerard Butler: “He looks more like Randy Quaid than Dennis Quaid.”
lmao! Gerard Butler totally looks more like Randy Quaid than Dennis Quaid does. That’s hysterical!

The only reason why Justin came with Jessica to the after party is because he knows Gerard will be there, and he feels it will be a threat to his marriage to Jessica.

Jessica looks pretty for once. She finally got it right!

What happened to Justin’s looks?? He use to be really good looking.

Rodrigo Santoro is hot!

@@McGerard Butler: what a load of bull/****.Never to early in the morning to have a good laugh

I actually liked the film for what it was. You can tell some of the actors are aging, so that was weird.

Jessica Biel looked beautiful except her dress was fugly. Justin was dressed down. Gerard Butler’s girlfriend is stunningly gorgeous and his mum is very cool and pretty too.

how did 1 pic of gerard butler get this much debate???
who cares who he bangs 0_o

Boring couple

Jessica Biel wows in slashed gown at Playing For Keeps premiere… then scores another fashion win as Justin Timberlake joins her at afterparty

There were times when Jessica has looked so good, but in recent times, she seldom does any more.

Why a woman so beautiful who can look so good with the right style chooses to look like this is baffling.

For timewasters and trollies @ 12/06/2012 at 6:08 am

If you envy Gerry’s success, try to cope with the temptation to post ugly comments online, practice every day, start with JJ and then withdraw from posting on other websites.

You have been waisting your time here – why don’t you do a useful thing?
We discussed this many times… I am afraid you willl end up in a mental hospital if you do not do what i say.

I wish you well, timewasters and trollies, so start a new life today.

your Psychiatrist

I was at the premiere and saw PFK! Sorry, but the movie is full of cr/ap! I don’t know what to say! Wasted money and time! Sad!

Gerard Butler’s mother, Margaret Coll, was NOT at the premiere tonight.
She wasn’t at the after party, either.

It appears in marrying the man, she lost him.

Tell us about Madalina please.

Please go away Gerry. Just go away. It was all smoke and mirrors with you. So many of the fans who used to love you now loathe you instead.
As some wise person said in a thread earlier this year; Gerard Butler has become everything he said he never wanted to be. I remember reading that post and thinking how very true it was.

jessica biel is very pretty here:Nice make-up,hair,color dress

Only fools believe that gb has feelings for this woman vulgar and cheap and they have some relationship. This is an arrangement at least ridiculous and bizarre.

Can the Crap Cretin

I think my dementia-plagued, endearingly-racist grandfather would make a better agent than the one who’s now advising Gerard Butler.

Untamable Shrew @ 12/06/2012 at 9:12 am

Lol.Gerry looks like Randy Quaid comment is funny.He kind of does in the one picture.This movie will be on cable when about a month or so?How many cheesy movies can they make?Ick.

Untamable Shrew @ 12/06/2012 at 9:16 am

Jessica looks great but Justin and that hat.What’s he think he’s skate boarding?

Untamable Shrew @ 12/06/2012 at 9:20 am

People just can’t relate to these stupid movies any longer.I know I rather save my money for broadway plays or anything else but this crap.

ImaBigStar @ 12/06/2012 at 9:32 am

@bodysnatcher: Looks like they are discussing the reviews. I see the dried out hair of his piece standing next to him. Funny how she continues to be kept “low key.”

@BETRUE: But he likes his women vulgar and cheap. And the way Madalina looks, everything single thing, is what Gerry wants and prefers. And we all know that the outside is all he cares about when it comes to the women he s/h/a/g/s. He is very shallow.

bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 9:50 am According to my movie posse (yes, I have a posse), Playing For Keeps is a mega-****. Maybe the worst movie of the year.

bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 9:53 am

“But whatever edge George Dryer had in Robbie Fox’s script, Butler has rubbed off. He’s at his most charming here, pandering to his female fan base. More’s the pity, because that base is shrinking by the hour.”

@Gerard Butler is SO Hollywood: What money? I would think given his lifestyle, he will have to start penny-pinching soon. I doubt these “hosting” gigs are paying much, and he’s probably losing money on his films. Maybe his child bride can support him now.

@ImaBigStar @ 12/06/2012 at 10:16 am


at the premier @ 12/06/2012 at 10:50 am

@Alina: Just wondered. Did Mada-Posalina sit with GB or stand with him at any time? Or did he keep her standing in a corner for later.

at the premier @ 12/06/2012 at 10:52 am

@@ImaBigStar: “Piece” = boyfriend, girlfriend, friend with benefits, etc. It’s not a compliment – it’s a snarky term.

I believe Biel, in the meantime it has not only Botox separate lips implant.
I find her face worse and worse. Me would interest sometimes where she has about implants.

@at the premier @ 12/06/2012 at 11:03 am

What is this hating on Butler’s gal? Biel, who is lovely, had her series role reduced on the sanctimonious Seventh Heaven because of a provocative magazine spread. She’s had a number of surgical procedures done to “enhance” her appearance. The Butler crones don’t heap the hate on her, just the woman he’s with. Maybe they could take a few minutes and tell us how life is in the monastery.

Rodrigo Santoro was there, remember he played Xerxes in 300. That’s cool he was there to support Gerry and his movie. Isn’t he doing the prequel for 300 which Gerry wasn’t included due to scheduling conflicts with Motor City??

Its so obvious there is some tension breewing between butler and biel they did separate interviews and have no intercation on the red carpet shes the leading lady and hardly standing next to him, also justin hardly attends her premiers so he’s prob there do support her.

His movie is utter cra/p nothing worth spending ticket money on when theres the like of the hobbit and les miserables out that you actually get your money’s worth the country is in recession

Gosh just observing that it looks like GB’s fans are starting to vanish slowly and only very few unrealistic supporters left finally ppl will see the light of the day and move on, his shallow life has been exposed its laughable because he actually had a loyal fanbase signs of bad times i guess feel sorry for him that he couldve taken another direction and made so much of himself but unfortunately his poor judgement and choices have wrecked his career

@nimi: It must have been his PR team that leaked that story about Biel is the one that got away and for once she was not pleased about free PR since it came out on the heels of her wedding. Then again it may have been *** for tat as her team was clearing the one sending out the stories about them hooking up on the set of PFK so she could make Justin jealous. If you are going to be a player don’t pout when you get played.

Gerry is posing with Len Cariou, Alan’s only other major client. He plays Tom Selleck’s dad in Blue Blood. A good character actor.

Another Opinion @ 12/06/2012 at 11:48 am

What is creditworthy is how much money is being spent on the promotion of this movie. What’s the necessity of having a premiere for the movie in Italy, for example, if it’s not attracting the audiences in the rest of the world? It’s a pointless waste of money. With regard to Butler, I find his entourage embarrassing. Why is he dragging Alan and Amy with him on the red carpet? And why are they taking photos/videos of him behind his back? And why is Alan hugging Butler’s fans? Maybe he believes he is a movie star now. I haven’t seen another actor whose assistant and agent are there for him 24/7. They all give the impression that Butler is incapable of handling anything on his own, even buying a cup of coffee. There is definitely something off with the people who surround him.

Another Opinion @ 12/06/2012 at 11:51 am

What the hell, I meant what is cringe-worthy. Is this site
editing my post? :D

I always wonder how after all these years Butler manages to keep people from taking photos of his girlfriends at these event even MG though you know she was doing everything she can to get into the photos last night. The others were likely more complacent. But what a tedious bore to have to spend all these events making sure no one gets a good photo of your dates. Rather takes away the enjoyment. Join the real world GB or make the girlfriend stay at home. Like this one would,

The sad thing is when he isn’t ”on” he looks lost and sad. I can’t imagine the pressure he’s feeling right now. The difference between the ‘real’ Gerry and showtime Gerry are night and day. To the point where I think he has a stand in, he’s so different.

And another thing, is that red head the default to com chick? She’s literally been in every single cheesy from com from 27 Dresses to The Wedding planner! Seriously, isn’t there a single other fallback actress? She’s like Flo. Except in romcoms.

@Another Opinion: Actually Butler has been doing well overseas in general whether that still applies we will see. Muccino is an Italian director so he’s tooting his own horn. Someone posted an article from a site about why movies suck today and one reason is they keep the plot lines simple for the overseas audience who are bringing in the cash on movies, even if they bomb here. They can recoup their costs with a strong overseas box office. And of course another reason may be to give the Romanian debutante an opportunity to shine. They won’t let her officially on the red carpet here but on her turf?

Hey Sanctimonious @ 12/06/2012 at 12:07 pm

@@at the premier: Last time I checked, JB didn’t achieve her success by bonking one HW actor after another to bring attention to herself. Nor did she start disrobing for money as a child.

she looks really pretty @ 12/06/2012 at 12:10 pm

she looks really pretty here
she’s au naturel
whoever said she had fillers isn’t right in the head or needs glasses.
jessica looks the same as she did from 7th house days except now she is grown up
congratulations to her and jt

Totally Useless Information @ 12/06/2012 at 12:14 pm

big apple @ 12/06/2012 at 12:04 pm

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@Another Opinion: Actually Butler has been doing well overseas in general whether that still applies we will see.

May I ask why you think he’s been doing well overseas? I’m just curious why you think that is true. I’d like that to be true, too, but I don’t see it.

The heck with Justin, Jessica and Gerard Butler, I love Judy Greer. She is hysterical in every role she plays.

she looks really pretty @ 12/06/2012 at 12:22 pm

looks like you’ve never had one–a relationship

Guys ignore questions and comments regarding Mada-whoever. It’s her people posting on these threads to try and promote her. If Gerry were really proud to be with her and it was the real thing, he would have walked the red carpet with her or at least walked into the after party with her. JB looks really fantastic IMO.

she looks really pretty @ 12/06/2012 at 12:24 pm

@Untamable Shrew:

its new york
guys were those hats in the northeast during the winter. its cold and windy…it covers their ears…they don’t have hair. but even women need earmuffs or the same hat or something.

Now Moe Jackson’s column is slamming his whole career. The articles this morning are just getting worse. He really needs to disappear and find a new direction. How embarrassing.

Whatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 12:31 pm

The reviews have been pretty dire, worse than CM. Wow. What a clusterf**k. I see a pattern emerging here. He screwed up his career potential as a lawyer and he’s doing it again as an actor.  As for the Romanian he doesn’t want to be photographed with her officially in the US because he knows she’s bad PR.  

@big apple: @Totally Useless Information:

Hello from overseas! In Europe, with exemption of a very very few countries, his movies have gone directly to DVD since TBH.

@Another Opinion:

He probably goes to Italy to attend the premier because the PFK director is Italian (Gabriel Muccino) and is well known in Italy, but in reality it may be because he is a love fool (((

I wonder if he plans to attend the UK premier.

PS It is really a bit too much of Alan to be with him everywhere. So GB’s NY resolution should be something like “Try to live without Alan”.

she looks really pretty @ 12/06/2012 at 12:55 pm

@Another Opinion:
maybe the people he hugged are friends waiting to get in to see the movie.

Hello ladies.Gerry needs to go away for a little while. He needs to rethink his career. Maybe take some supportive roles and work his way back up.what do you guys think?.

She finally has dragged him to attending an event with her. Good for Jessica.

I know I’m gonna get thumbed for this comment but I don’t think Justin timber lake is good looking at all. He looks like one of the lost boys from Peter Pan. He didn’t bring sexy back for me since he never had it to begin with. I like Jessica but I do think she’s had some lip injections and if he truly wants a acting career she better quit playing Mrs Timberlake and start doing more acting roles hat stretch her abilities. Ever since she got involved with the “lost boy” she has neglected her career.

Untamable Shrew @ 12/06/2012 at 1:27 pm

@she looks really pretty: Is he going skiing or to a movie premiere?Where’s Jessica’s ear muffs then?

I’m not a violent person but Justin Timberlake has a face I want to ***** slap.

And I hate to say it but Jessica Biel looks okay here. She can do better.

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 1:38 pm

you’re so small minded and meanspirited jealous doc
jt has already made it he can retire now if he wants to. he does acting because he’s bored and its a chance to make an extra buck but he really doesn’t need it. he had it made in the music business everything else is gravy. he is set for life. poor you stuck at work dispensing drugs and jealousy.

Whatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 1:38 pm


He should, but he won’t. After reading those reviews he’ll be in major panic mode.  He’ll probably keep promoting PFK like crazy, then do the same for his other two cr*p to mediocre films. Also he now has the Romanian in tow, who’ll be making him feel more insecure and panicky, because he knows she’s bad PR and  essentially a dodgy person.  And the kid gloves are off around the media circuit. He’s now seen as a bit of a laughing stock. They are openly saying he makes bad movies. He has solidifyed his reputation as a lazy actor who’s only in it for the sex, money and fame. With GB it’s going to have to get a whole lot worse before it gets better. 

@you’re paranoid:
Where do you get paranoid?? What a strange reply, I’m not saying you don’t have the right to your opinion so why are you attacking me because I don’t have the same opinion as yours. Sounds like your the one with the small mind. You seem to be intolerant of other people’s opinions, I suggest you move to a country that doesn’t have a democracy since you seem imperialistic!!

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 1:43 pm

@Come on:
i think he is proud of her and doesn’t show her because its not relevent. just a bunch of jealous trolls having a go at her. and yes some of them attempt to promote her by being nasty. i agree with you there.
but you’re paranoid and just as nasty and meanspirited when you claim the reason he’s not showing her is becuase he’s not proud of her…just laughably jealous…its eating you up inside. doc isn’t it.
you don’t like gb either….so why are you here?

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 1:45 pm

you must live in the cloudy depressing part of london. once a whiny grouch always a whiny grouch

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 1:46 pm

tell me
is it just you or is it all of england who has the anti success mentality of how dare you be successful?

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 1:48 pm

i have a better attitude than yours
i don’t hate people
why are you posting on gb threads when you don’t like gb?
are you a man hater?

Am i the only one who thinks JB looked good at the premier…? And GB just looks jumpy, panicky i think he is really loosing the appeal 1. doing bad films 2.Hooking up with trashy models with zero personality with the reputation she has this one did actually need hiding

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 1:51 pm

docp you wanted a fight now you got it.

SnowFlake @ 12/06/2012 at 1:53 pm

My Friend always has a theory about men hooking up with lingerie models she said if a guy really loves you no way would he want you expose yourself to the world…I used to give her examples of mirander kerr and orlando and she used to say they will never last i read rumours that she was flirting heavily with leo and her marriages are on the rock..

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 1:53 pm

he’s not hiding her…she’s his date. they are together. just because they aren’t photographed together doesn’t mean they aren’t. what is this? the high school prom?

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 1:55 pm

a guy who really loves women wouldn’t mind that you did that for a living either.
judgmental jerks don’t love.

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 1:57 pm

ok better put judgemental jerks’s love is very limited. their love is not as big as others. some are capable for more love than others. you are on the smaller love budget ….others are more generous in the love department. you are not one of the generous lovers. and that’s not about money that’s about real genuine love.

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 1:58 pm

whatever your job is i don’t like it. therefore you are unworthy of love. that is how your line of thinking goes….can you read golddigger?

bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 2:01 pm Is it a bad sign when there’s a Groupon 4 specific movie coupled w Groupon bucks? Pretty much begging U to see it! #playingforkeeps 0% on RT

bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 2:02 pm Can Gerard Butler just go back to making only action movies? I’m wearing out my mute button watching these romantic comedies.

bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 2:02 pm Gofobo, no amount of free screening invites will make me want to see #PlayingForKeeps. You can stop now.

bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 2:02 pm “Playing For Keeps” is sitting at 0% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. This is the least shocking thing ever. Hahaha. Looks ATROCIOUS.

Gerard Butler needs to re-evaluate.

bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 2:03 pm So Playing for Keeps is the Gerald Butler Story?

Your paranoid= LOL @ 12/06/2012 at 2:04 pm

I’m not fighting with you, you’re the one with the issues. I must have really hit the nail on the head when I said you have no friends that’s why you come here, to antagonism others. Because you are such an unhappy person. Get a life and quit being so hateful and intolerant to your fellow mankinds opinions. My lunch is over and this is the last reply you will get from me. BTW, it’s not about winning in life, it’s about being happy with yourself. I suggest you stop posting at JJ and go findbsomebinner happiness. Perhaps India would be a good place to start :))))

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 2:07 pm

he looks pale but that could be the fault of the photographer. jj doesn’t exactly buy the best shots…he buys the cheapest ones. people could protest jj by demanding he fire photographers who do shoddy work. there are lots of shoddy photographers and yet they make bank. there should be quality standards when buying shots, drive out the shoddy ones and promote the quality ones.

Even her friends on Facebook are asking her “de ce nu ai fost la premiera”which says Why were you not at the premiere.

bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 2:07 pm

I really do have a fondness for Gerry Butler and I hate to see him stuck in this weak rom-com rut.

bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 2:09 pm The Mayans should’ve predicted that 12/21/12 would be the end of Gerrard Butler’s career.

DocP=THE SHUT UP TROLL BULLY @ 12/06/2012 at 2:10 pm

@Your paranoid= LOL:

TOUGH ****

DocP=THE SHUT UP TROLL BULLY @ 12/06/2012 at 2:13 pm



DocP=THE SHUT UP TROLL BULLY @ 12/06/2012 at 2:20 pm


DocP=THE SHUT UP TROLL BULLY @ 12/06/2012 at 2:21 pm


DocP=THE SHUT UP TROLL BULLY @ 12/06/2012 at 2:22 pm


food 4 thought @ 12/06/2012 at 2:32 pm

@bodysnatcher: Interesting for who WASN’T there. No Uma, no CZJ, no Dennis.
This whole thing seems very weird. Is the whole cast POd at Butler for something? Or are they trying to distance themselves because it’s not going to be a hit? And truly, if you are in a real relationship with someone, the place to be seen with them, having fun, is the after party. It’s all very sketchy IMO.

Strands of Garland @ 12/06/2012 at 2:37 pm

DQ was in LA for the fund raiser premiere.

thecareersovermate @ 12/06/2012 at 2:49 pm

@food 4 thought: I suspect it was his interference as an exec producer, changing the script from adult comedy PTF, to family mish mash PFK. Reviews blame this for its atrociousness.

bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 3:03 pm Did Gerard Butler lose a bet to someone, or does someone have dirt on him? I don’t know how else to explain his recent role choices.

bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 3:03 pm “‘Playing for Keeps’…uh, more like ‘Acting for Money.’” — Gerard Butler on his latest film release

bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 3:04 pm Nice try “Playing For Keeps” but even if you have a groupon I’m not going to see you.

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 3:05 pm


good one

Whatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 3:25 pm

@ you’re paranoid

Hiya LOL

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 3:31 pm

hi gfw!

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 3:32 pm

I’m not LOL but thanks for saying Hi

Whatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 3:34 pm

I have never seen RottenTomatoes give a 0% rating before either. Wow. Just wow.

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 3:38 pm

doesn’t it just mean its not rated yet because it hasn’t come out yet. its not friday yet.

Bad press @ 12/06/2012 at 3:49 pm

@Whatshedonenow: It’s pretty bad, Whats. I don’t even want to see what happens after it’s actual release tomorrow. I didn’t think this could be worse than CM, but apparently it is. From the body language in last night’s pics, I would also guess there’s no love lost between any of these cast members, either. I wonder what happened on set? All I can say is they have been trying to give away tickets to the movie in my city, which is a large one. It’s bad when they have to force tickets on the public, lol.

Whatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 3:49 pm

It says 0% of critics liked it.

Whatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 3:54 pm

@Bad press

Maybe a critic will take pity on him and throw him a bone, and get it up to 1%. But jeez this is a new low for GB. 

can someone point me in rt 1d @ 12/06/2012 at 4:00 pm

how many actual ratings were there though?
do you mean to say 100 critic, for example, gave it a zero?

Down in flames @ 12/06/2012 at 4:02 pm

The interviews he’s been doing haven’t helped. He’s coming across as a giant d-head wih a massive ego. That may be why he’s failing miserably. He’s lost touch with reality, and let his ego take over. Doesn’t he even notice that the women that want hugs and kisses are little old ladies?

the real silicon valley @ 12/06/2012 at 4:06 pm

@SnowFlake: Hollywood was into the porn industry a few years back and had a couple of shows on the back story, one with Seymore Butts a guy who is a producer, director and porn actor and the other was on various female porn stars. What was interesting is almost all these people had difficulty maintaining real relationships and marriages, EVEN when they dated other porn stars jealousy was a major issue, for the guys and the girls. Sure guys would think it is great to date a porn star at first, most women not which is the problem Seymore had, most women wouldn’t give him the second date but then even his porn star girlfriends got jealous. It takes a very very secure male and one with a very certain mind set to have a woman who makes a living with her clothes off and swimsuit and lingerie models are not that much off that line, especially nowadays. I remember one of the female porn stars invited one of her male fans to the set and then asked him if he wanted to join in well let’s just say performing on cue on film is a gift only a few men have – shame those guys don’t get compensated the same as the females.

Whatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 4:08 pm

I think it means out of all the critics who’ve filed their reviews so far – none of them liked it.

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 4:11 pm

i like the leno interview, the other two did not come across the same way. i just liked that one the best.

@Whatshedonenow: you;re paranoid =troll from yesterday I
am God etc negative thumb and ignore

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 4:16 pm

if they were filed you would have been able to read them.
i don’t know how rt works but i wouldn’t trust any rating from rt until a movie is on dvd.

Post #73

Hi cupcake!
The question is will he, remember that huge ego of his. I am one who has tried to keep positive thoughts for him, but I’m telling you, it’s gettin’ tough. I just don’t know what to think anymore!

I have a little scenario for you and the rest of the posters: A movie role comes up, GB wants it, knows he’d perfect for it, but is told to his face by the director/producers- whoever the powers may be “No way, you’re box office poison and we’re not taking the chance”. Imagine this happening sveral times in a row. How do you all think he would handle it? I’m half way thinking this might be what he’ll eventually be facing if he doesn’t get himself in order. How do ya’ll feel?

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 4:18 pm

every paid movie critic has their own opinion but there is only one, who has now retired, who likes the same movies as me. if he likes it, i know i’ll like it.

thecareersovermate @ 12/06/2012 at 4:19 pm

Went to the cinema last weekend (UK) , and CM flashed up for a second in the ‘autumn’ roundup. A quick look online,and CM was never shown in the t wo main cinema chains, Odeon or Cineworld.
They showed the full PFK trailer, opening 1/1/13, but if reviews are that abysmal what’s the bet it won’t appear? I won’t be seeing it-there’s a much more appealing, original, quality cast flick opening the same day-Quartet. With Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, and Dustin Hoffman’s quite british humour, that’s our new year film sorted. Why anyone would pay good money to see PFK , a corny, hackneyed, badly acted piece with a cast who no longer seem on friendly terms, which gives the whole plot away in the trailer unless to ogle Gerrys legs, I hsve no idea!

careful=THE SHUT UP BULLY @ 12/06/2012 at 4:21 pm


careful=THE SHUT UP BULLY @ 12/06/2012 at 4:23 pm


careful=THE SHUT UP BULLY @ 12/06/2012 at 4:24 pm


bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 4:31 pm 0% ALERT: “Playing for Keeps” is flirting with the rare 0% RT score! 1st round of reviews are 100% negative :)

No concensus yet on rotten tomatoes. 87% want to see it. 17 reviews [not critics] voted it down. Are you wishing him to fail so badly? Maybe if he hit the bottle hard you would all feel so much better.

Down in flames @ 12/06/2012 at 4:36 pm

@Phoenix: Quite frankly, I think he’s already at that point. He’ll have a tough time of it now. He’s been bombing for the last two years, and he has nothing of note lined up. I think a huge problem is also the negative comments and jokes in the press about his career. He’ll have to find some money somewhere to finance his own projects, imo.

Hi Phoenix, I don’t know what to think either. This whole promotion has been weird. Something has to change for him. I wish I had the answer. Your right in that directors are not going to want to work with him.

Your paranoid= LOL @ 12/06/2012 at 4:45 pm

I know this poster is LOL because they have said things that are give always from previous posts from LOL. She’s gotten smarter in that she doesn’t call the rest of us old hags but she has slipped up in making comments that were made to LOL. I would just thumb her down then flag every single one of her posts to JJ. That’s what I’m doing. After awhile JJ will get sick of it and hopefully ban her. remember LOL hates GFW and that’s what she called you when you outed her. She’s a desperate lonely woman. I think one of the other posters said her name was Suzanne Cummings and that she married a much older man with kids. I guess he’s regretting his choice because she seems to have way to much time on her hands.

bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 4:46 pm

@Down in flames:

The interviews he’s been doing haven’t helped. He’s coming across as a giant d-head wih a massive ego. That may be why he’s failing miserably. He’s lost touch with reality, and let his ego take over


I think that’s the issue most of his long term fans are having. The ego and delusion appear to have completely taken over this year, and it’s not just people on JJ who have noticed it or who are commenting on it, despite what the resident troll would have you believe.
The ‘girlfriend’ is just one example of him completely contradicting everything he’s ever said about himself. The way he’s coming across in interviews (both for CM and PFK) is really making me wonder whether on his trip to rehab, he was replaced by a pod person a la ‘Invasion of the Bodysnatchers’.
He has nothing on his work schedule for the foreseeable future, other than promotion work for Movie 43. That’s if they actually choose to use him over the other actors involved.
I know I’m not the only fan who’s completely mystified by what’s been going on over this past couple of years.

@Hello: Maybe if we all hum really loud and pretend it isn’t happening, it’ll all go away. It’s just this kind of mentality that enables him to continue down self-destructive paths. Or maybe you’re just trying to guilt everyone in advance, in case he picks up his old habits out of unhappiness. Then you can sit back and blame everyone for saying anything bad about him, right? It’s always everyone else’s fault..

whatshedonehow @ 12/06/2012 at 4:55 pm

careful, just curious, but why are you afraid of? what do you think people here should be afraid of?
why are you so afraid and fearful?
are you saying i don’t have a right to speak or comment to anyone?
i am a pretty nasty old man and can handle myself quite well. i don’t need your help.

whatshedonehow @ 12/06/2012 at 4:57 pm

@ careful

don’t you think you’re being a little paranoid?

LOL as LOL would say

Indiancutie @ 12/06/2012 at 5:04 pm

I’ve been on this site for a long time but now I gotta finally say it, as a loyal fan for about 7 years I’m actually getting tired of him, and finally seeing him for what he really is, self absorbed man. He’s movies actually are crap to the point I haven’t really wanted to see them even after they are released on DVD I don’t want to waste my life on something for his personal life maybe it’s a pr stunt like usual but I’m saying mg is a piece of work and maybe that’s why thier together. Anyways there’s my opinion. Sorry I’m done being a loyal fan to a train wreak. Hopefully he reevaluates his life and career and gets back. But all I see is a washout who’s turning life’s s soap opera

Your paranoid= LOL @ 12/06/2012 at 5:04 pm

I dare you to respond to “your paranoid” they will spam the board with hateful comments about you to . LOL just wants attention, she’s hateful to anyone who doesn’t share her glorified opinion of MG. she knows that if she uses her own moniker she will be thumbed in an instant . The thumbs are other posters way of agreeing or disagreeing and that her off. She has the right to post opinions but not vulgarity and hateful rhetoric to other posters. That’s bulling and that should never be accepted.

whatshedonehow @ 12/06/2012 at 5:09 pm

but you’re a bully too and i am as well. i can take care of myself and don’t need your help. i am diverse in my nastiness skills.

Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 5:11 pm

@you’re paranoid: are you joking? Or are you a pr plant?

Seriously, 17 critics have reviewed it on that site and one liked it, hence the 0% rating. 0% of critics liked it, and that’s seriously bad. These aren’t the kinds of critics like NY Times, who might be more inclined to hold off on great reviews if it isn’t an art house film or the next Oscar contender… It’s Associated Press, Kansas City Star and, and other small local papers without much national press… Wait until they come out and do more national damage!

I don’t know what he’s doing, or his handlers or agents, but seriously he needs help and fast. It isn’t his girlfriend, whose now become a deflection tool to draw focus away from this impending disaster … I may not think she’s attractive, but everyone has their own tastes and enough do find her attractive to support a lucrative career for her as a model.

Now I really hope he does read these because here’s some advice, Mr. Butler: triage your career. now. I still believe you are capable, and as someone else on this board said, anyone could be managing you better. You need some serious, good guidance immediately. If I saw you on the street, I’d go right up to you and tell you as much and maybe even try to give you some myself. Get some smarter people to surround you, invest in yourself and your craft, get some good advice on better scripts before people stop sending them to you altogether, and cut out the overexposure before people get sick of you.
Maybe take a page from Kevin Bacon’s game plan – smaller, transformative yet memorable rolls. Or look at Ryan Gosling (super hot and an amazing, talented actor) – from Blue Valentine to Lars and the Real Girl to Drive to The Notebook to Ides of March, his acting is transformative, versatile, engrossing, deep and nuanced. Or Clooney who acts in his own persona, but does it in a nuanced, emotive, complex way that he pulls off successfully.
You’re running yourself ragged because your film people are trying to use you for your star power to salvage stinker after stinker, but as your other costars in PFK have figured out, you’ll end up being the face of the failure because you’re so out there. How is your agent allowing this? They’re over-exposing you and it is your celebrity that will take the hit here because they have made you the face of this film. After that Dream House debacle, Daniel Craig and the other big named stars refused to promote it so they could insulate their reputations from harm … they saw that shipwreck coming well beforehand and took career saving action. How didn’t you? Your agent (or whoever is advising you) should be slapped. It is a good thing the chances of me meeting you are about nil, because I’d pretty much redo your entire career on the spot and upbraid you for letting this mess go on so long. It isn’t a bad thing to get a little help – just get it from the right people. I know you are capable of so much better, but I’m not sure how much longer I’ll be able to believe that.
I wish you the best and so I do hope you somehow see this and wake up, Mr. Butler, and that maybe it will help. It’d be really sad if this was the beginning of the end of your career.

Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 5:12 pm

Sorry .. *no*one liked it. Somehow that was missing.

whatshedonehow @ 12/06/2012 at 5:13 pm

i find it ironic that you think this person would spam the board with hateful comments. its already too late. almost 7 pages of it.
i already put my two cents in under whatshedonenow. what more do you want?

@whatshedonehow: Hey, dirtbag, if you’re going to steal someone’s moniker, you might want to learn how to spell it.

Your paranoid= LOL @ 12/06/2012 at 5:26 pm

I’m simply telling you the truth, I never used vulgarity or slammed her for her opinions. It’s her actions and attitudes that I have an issue with. To say I’m bulling her by calling her out on her actions is stretching it a bit. That’s like a child saying to the mom that they don’t love them because they won’t let them do or say anything they want. If she could learn how to play nice then I wouldn’t call her out on her bad behavior because then she wouldn’t have any. This means being respectful to ALL posters, not picking and choosing. If you don’t like a posters opinion then give it a thumb down and move on but to attack that poster is just narrow minded meanness. FYI, if JJ does finally ban her then they will actually ban her IP address so it doesn’t matter which moniker she uses. Which is why I flag any comment that uses vulgarity or is meant to bully any poster. Not just my posts but others also, even if I don’t agree with their opinion.

whatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 5:29 pm

you’re paranoid told me he/she/it is not LOL
you have some nerve saying i can’t post nastiness. i do it all the time. i post hate about gerry. and here you are trying to get more of it going. you sick twisted demented peanut.

Your paranoid= LOL @ 12/06/2012 at 5:32 pm

I’m betting this is LOL, like I said if we all just flag the imposter then JJ will ban their IP address so it won’t matter which moniker they use. I should have caught that misspell of your original moniker, I wondered the post if it won’t an imposter.

whatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 5:33 pm

listen docp and i think that is who you are.
this is a place for the big boys if you can’t roll with the punches pop and pill and call me in the morning. its time for you nap.

whatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 5:34 pm

and you’re paranoid is right. you are paranoid. or maybe you are just pathetic. or both.

Double snap @ 12/06/2012 at 5:37 pm

L.A. Times just delivered a kick straight to the ballz, and pretty much threw him off the A-list officially. Ouch. Once the HW papers beat on you, you’re in trouble.

whatshedonehow @ 12/06/2012 at 5:37 pm

oh dang
caught me

Your paranoid= LOL @ 12/06/2012 at 5:41 pm

Funny how you fixed your moniker after the real poster called you out on it. How sad for you…… Peanut!

whatshedonehow @ 12/06/2012 at 5:42 pm

don’t worry i have other techniques.

whatshedonehow @ 12/06/2012 at 5:43 pm

im just laughing and having a ball out of this
moi ha ahahaha

Untamable Shrew @ 12/06/2012 at 5:44 pm

@Phoenix: Well,I guess I’m feeling a little bad for him now,but he needs a dose of reality.Too bad their wasn’t any kind of script/story about Scotland men-local or more about wars or something through the years that they focus on.I know their has to be other heros besides William Wallace there.Some stories that they could make into a movie.Corney, I know.But what else is going to do to save his career?And I don’t care what anyone says-he needs to clean up his personal life up also.Well,he’ll be eating humble pie now after the reviews of PFK.

thecareersovermate @ 12/06/2012 at 5:45 pm
That’s the rest of January sorted, so excited by this. Live singing? It’ll blow POTO away, and one of Gerrys best performances will be downgraded to a poor imitation.
It really is over Gerry. You’ve been found out. You’ve been found lacking. The mind and PR games have backfired. Give it a rest and try property management or something out of the limelight. And if you really miss acting, go back to college and take some lessons, get a proper agent, and listen to those outside your inner circle and your ego, because we see the bigger picture.
Ditch Alan, amy, Rupert, fryguy, Ronnie, and listen to the public.

you're paranoid @ 12/06/2012 at 5:46 pm

docp is paranoid and wants me to be lol but i;m not
i like lol and is a shame she used that moniker because i lol a lot

The Original Julie @ 12/06/2012 at 5:47 pm

Phantom of the Opera has a 33% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes but 86 % of the audience loved it. The same could happen with Playing For Keeps. Word of mouth works wonders for movies sometimes.

I AM GOD TO YOU @ 12/06/2012 at 5:49 pm


Plastic Fantastic @ 12/06/2012 at 5:49 pm

The critics/consumers slams his CHOICES more than his TALENT (sometimes both, but still), so he does have a *very* small AND narrowly closing window of opportunity to get back in the good graces of his fans and/or garner some new ones, and the studios will have no other choice but to work with him (it’s ALLLLL about the money, honey).
Right now, I’m just not seeing him sitting-the-he!!-down somewhere quiet and quaint and doing the INTERNAL work while he has this jittery, skittery, twittery ego/personality, lackluster management team with their own tunnel-vision, and a “young” panty model who’s struggling to be an actress, and really SHOULD be out there trying to be seen for her (claimed) age and profession, not depending on him and his precarious predicament. The whole packaging this time around makes him look like EVEN MORE of a joke/cliche. Yeah, Clooney and DiCap do it, and they bomb at the box office, but hey, they got awards, acclaims.
Like I said, he has potential, but garbage in, garbage out. Maybe it’s time to stop relying on the randomness of luck, looks, and charm, and pull out some effort, focus, and integrity for 2013.
But the only thing I know is that I don’t know nothing.

I AM GOD TO YOU @ 12/06/2012 at 5:52 pm


man your are so mad in your long notes

If he’s smart, after he leaves for Norway, he’ll stay in Europe for the foreseeable future with whatsherface. He needs to go underground and do a play or something. Sell the places here, and stay in London for a year or so. It’ll also give him the chance to see if this “relationship” is viable, if that’s what he wants. At least he’ll find out now if she’s in it for the right reasons.

@Your paranoid= LOL:
“I know this poster is LOL because they have said things that are give always from previous posts from LOL. She’s gotten smarter in that she doesn’t call the rest of us old hags but she has slipped up in making comments that were made to LOL. ”
Wrong. I haven’t been here in over 3 weeks and don’t plan to very much. There isn’t much to read here other than inane comments about how MG is so bad for him and how he is a user and abuser because he’s dating her. It’s just hateful jealous rhetoric from old hags with no options. Old hags like the used and abused and dried-up old poss EVE. Eve how old are you, 60? Yet still running after Butler on the internet hoping he would leave his hot tight young GF and start bedding old hags like you? How many times have these same comments been said by you, old hag? How many times did you rag and trash MG and say he needs to leave her? It’s just so much I can read without puking. And oh yes, I forgot to mention, I just got engaged and have been really busy focusing on telling the blessed news to all our family and friends. That beats reading inane comments from old hags. So how do you feel about the fact MG is here to stay, and you are an aging shriveled up old lady with no se/x or prospects of s/ex? It’s killing you, eh?
Oh, another thing, I have all the right to post anything hateful I want, if I choose to, including calling you an old ho braless cuuuuuuuuuunt. And guess what, genius, I care nil about you thumbing me, idiot. You can thumb me all you want, I still post under LOL when I post, not under someone else. I am not like most of you spineless old hos that have no backbone and need acceptance from other old hag hos on the internet. And anyone who used LOL since thanksgiving is not me, including that crazy spammer from a few threads ago. I was just checking to see what I missed and I see already 8 threads went by but you can’t read a thing in them, other than the usual nasty anti-MG comments and that crazy spammer. I guess it’s KARMA. You were all so annoyed by me giving you some harsh medicine, now you have a spammer for pages on end. LOL, how amusing and befitting. So go fuuuuuuuck your old hag self with your low-battery vib/rator, ya jealous old idiot. Maybe you should change these batteries, you are wearing them out by the amount you are using them, EVEEEE.

thecareersovermate @ 12/06/2012 at 5:54 pm

@The Original Julie: what word of mouth? Ever since the trailer came out every tweet had been negative- yet another cr*p gb romcom, bad choice, predictable, the end of his career, etc. Find me one (non phannie) raving about how good it is that will have everyone flocking to the cinema through word of mouth, lol! Even the trailer stinks so bad it puts people off!

Totally Useless Information @ 12/06/2012 at 5:57 pm

Time to start flagging its comments.

I AM GOD TO YOU @ 12/06/2012 at 6:02 pm

@Your paranoid= LOL:


and whoever hates DocP and Eve and some others of the Jealous old hags here is a hero in my book. I wish i can stay and rag on them too, but alas, i have no time and my Fiancé doesn’t want me to waste any time here. I’ll stop by next week if i have time, so you ladies should do the honors of dissing the old hags in my stead.
Other than that i am happy GB is still with MG and that she is in the states with him, near him where she should be. I hope he has found happiness. Keeping my fingers crossed for him.
Saying hi to my friends Clamsie, Aussie, Cassandra, and O (I forgot how to spell your moniker, but you know who you are). Have a blessed Holiday Season.

Untamable Shrew @ 12/06/2012 at 6:05 pm

@The Original Julie: Phantom of the Opera is what got my attention on him.Didn’t know him other wise,not even with 300 at the time because I didn’t see it when it first came out.Of course I didn’t watch POTO until 2010 on dvd right after seeing the play in my area.Thats when I became a fan of him.I thought he was different.I never search actors they all seemed to Hollywood.Now it’s being said about him.That’s too bad.

Your paranoid= LOL is EVE,
Somehow this old hag thinks she runs these threads. Honestly, i wish i could stay and rag on her old-hag self. watching her explode with anger that she can’t continue to spew some of her hateful garbage against MG and GB, is a lot of fun. It frustrates her to no end to be hindered by me. But alas i have no time. whoever who can do it, please do. You’ll have fun doing it. she is putty in your hands.

I AM GOD TO YOU @ 12/06/2012 at 6:08 pm


Thank you. Not a wedding yet. We just got engaged.
Don’t let people bully you.

food 4 thought @ 12/06/2012 at 6:13 pm

@bodysnatcher: “– every lady’s loins start a-moistenin’ when George Dryer strides into view!”
Reading these scathing reviews is probably far more entertaining than the movie itself. I honestly feel bad for GB – this is one h*ll of a spectacular failure. But he did it to himself, and this has been a long time coming. If nearly drowning was not enough of a wake-up, maybe this will be. Sometimes the universe kicks us down the hole for our own good.

bodysnatcher @ 12/06/2012 at 6:16 pm

@food 4 thought:

Agree with you, food 4 thought. How can he not see what needs fixing?

Another review:,89549/

I AM GOD TO YOU @ 12/06/2012 at 6:20 pm



the numbers @ 12/06/2012 at 6:28 pm

There are two sections on Rotten Tomatoes for reviews. One section is for reviews by film critics and the other section is for audience reviews.
So far….
23 film critics have posted reviews and 100% are negative.
8 audience members have posted reviews and 6 are negative.

Plastic Fantastic @ 12/06/2012 at 6:34 pm

The reviews so far: To me, it’s like when a kid boldly commands the focus of the family/social gathering and proclaims, “Look what I can do!” and then stumbles and convulses in an attempt to impress. You know they don’t know what they *really* look like, but you still applaud, encourage, because while it’s excruciating, it’s endearing all at once. This is an ok look on a 4 year old, not a 43 year old.
I hope he can find and get back to “Look what I can do!” and then actually follow-through and *do* something worth his full passion and our complete attention, despite himself.

I AM GOD TO YOU @ 12/06/2012 at 6:45 pm

@Your paranoid= LOL:

why is it you don’t post under your real name. what are you afraid of?
that i will kick you out of my garden again?

I AM GOD TO YOU @ 12/06/2012 at 6:51 pm

i recall back in the garden days that you didn’t listen to me then either when i told you not to eat the fruit and you did it anyway and look where you are now. stuck on jj arguing with me.

dargabriel @ 12/06/2012 at 7:04 pm

@Your paranoid= LOL:

bullying is what you are doing by trying to round people up against one specific person. that’s a bully and you are also a coward because you won’t disagree directly with “you’re paranoid’ about whatever the topic is that you have a problem and light sunshine and flowers, love dargabriel

Doctor, Doctor Gimme the News @ 12/06/2012 at 7:12 pm

This nonsense with the troll is little more than a parody of the posts of DocP and all her holiday monikers (plus a few more that aren’t hard to spot).

Until DocP stops monopolizing the thread, or at least makes a comment worth reading, the troll will continue. The troll may just be trying to get the board back so the rest of us can take part in a conversation without the inane remarks made by DocP and her gang.

I feel really sorry for Gerry right now. It seems like his agency, CAA, has abandoned him – especially after “300.” It’s their job to secure him good roles in good movies. Yes, I’m sure that part of the blame does go to him. I will also say that this is not the best time out in Hollywood. Not too many good scripts, money is very tight and we all know for the most part, it’s all about the all-mighty dollar. Many, many people are staying home and buying/renting DVDs or pay-per-view movies. For me, most of the time when a critic loves a movie, I don’t like it at all. I just want to go and be entertained. So, I will go see “Playing for Keeps” this weekend!

She’s very pretty and stylish here, but nobody cares about them. They’re so overexposed it’s not funny.

@LOL: Congratulations on your engagement, I wish you and your fiancé a life time of happiness.

Funny cuz it's true @ 12/06/2012 at 7:35 pm

lololol!!! This is funny. Because it’s SO TRUE.
The Pitch Meeting for ‘Playing for Keeps’
STUDIO EXEC #4: Well, I’m convinced. This movie sounds like it will be very familiar and sellable and won’t cost very much to make and can run on a continuous loop on TBS in three years. But who will star in it? Who has the right mix of generic handsomeness and forgettable charm?
STUDIO EXEC #1: I have five words for you: Gerard Butler.
STUDIO EXEC #2: Perfect! The man is gold on the silver screen!
STUDIO EXEC #3: He makes the silver screen turn gold!
STUDIO EXEC #4: He goldenizes all silver things, especially screens!
STUDIO EXEC #1: It’s true. In the six years since he starred in “300,” he’s made 82 films, and almost half of them were profitable once they factored in DVD sales and made some numbers up.
STUDIO EXEC #2: Can his ex-wife be someone ridiculously beautiful who’s too young for him?
STUDIO EXEC #1: I have Jessica Biel lined up.
STUDIO EXEC #3: Excellent. Now, let’s talk titles. It sounds like this isn’t a “holiday” movie, but it’s the kind of movie that doesn’t really have a story that we release in December because it’s cheerful and your mom will want to see it.
STUDIO EXEC #4: Moms love Gerard Butler.

Most of the blame is Gerry’s fault, not CAA’s. Since the development of his own production company, Gerry has been choosing his own scripts to develop and finance. It seems to me since the development of his production company Gerry’s career has taken a down turn. It gives him too much control over the script and director. Gerry & Alan have been making a mess out if these scripts. It is no coincidence that Gerry’s best work in years was in “Coriolanus”, a project where he could not tell the director what to do and he could not meddle with the script. Gerry needs to dissolve his production company and stick to acting.


You might be right, but I still feel sorry for him!

Well at least hes got his girlfriend to wipe away his tears………….

Fran I agree with you. He needs to stop producing and work on his kraft.

I highly doubt he is crying .

TherealWhatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 8:01 pm

 I think “you’re paranoid” has been using my moniker. 

Doc P, I would never make those comments about you. I enjoy reading your posts. 

As for “your paranoid”… just a big fat whatever

@Devil’s Advocate, @Enabler and @Plastic Fantastic 

Totally agree

As for Butler. Blimey. This film is getting absolutely mullard. My days,   the sharks are well and truly circling for GB now.  It seems Butler has not only managed to p*ss off posters on this site, but quite a few people in HW too.  Can’t say he didn’t have it coming.

He needs to beat a hasty retreat back to the Scottish Glenns and regroup.

He has to do four things and do them quick sharp: drop the humongous ego, drop the dodgy acquaintances, drop the Romanian.   And last but not least – grow the f**k up. 

Have to agree.  I can’t wait to see Les Miserables.  It just looks absolutely amazing. There have been some really brilliant films this year. 

Justin Timberlake Fan @ 12/06/2012 at 8:04 pm

Justin Timberlake is the best perfect beautiful love him!!

Zero Dark Thirty is getting rave reviews, and some have called it the best film of 2012. Don’t know about that, as it has some stiff competition. It stars the lovely Jessica Chastain, who GB is clearly fond of, and who he should commence dating immediately. I’ve always felt they would make a great couple. It would be a positive enhancement to his career, as opposed to his current distasteful and unpopular choice.

the numbers @ 12/06/2012 at 8:23 pm

There is now a consensus listed on Rotten Tomatoes for “Playing for Keeps”. It is the following:
“Witless, unfocused, and arguably misogynistic, Playing for Keeps is a dispiriting, lowest-common-denominator Hollywood rom-com.”
The rating is an alarming 0%.
There are 27 reviews by film critics and 100% are negative.

TherealWhatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 8:25 pm

Can you imagine all the blue rinse phannies/wo brigade coming out in force to see PFK (10 times each) in a desperate bid to up the opening weekend numbers. How many fans does he still have on those GALs and WO websites, I wonder.

@TherealWhatshedonenow: He doesn’t need to drop Maddie. She’s got nothing to do with his failing film career. He shot his acting wad a few years ago when nothing happened for him after 300. He was supposed to be in big demand by everyone and didn’t he drop Spielberg’s name in an interview, too? Claimed he was in talks with everyone because they loved him as Leonidas.

I agree with all of you. He needs to rethink his strategy, and fire Alan. He needs to get serious and find better management or he’ll continue to flounder in trashy films like PFK. Either he’s really not a good actor or he isn’t looking hard enough for better roles or someone isn’t willing to give him the better stuff to work with.

Something is very wrong with his whole scene and it’s not his love life. I don’t see him as a leading man and maybe he needs to start thinking of smaller roles instead of trying to open films that are bombing at the box office.

the numbers @ 12/06/2012 at 8:27 pm

I have a feeling PFK is going to sweep the Razzie awards this year.

TherealWhatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 8:34 pm


He does need to drop the Romanian. He needs stable woman, who doesn’t feel the need to cut up her face and body at a ridiculously young age, take off her clothes, and sleep with rich old men to have a sense of self worth.

Icicycles @ 12/06/2012 at 8:34 pm

You know PFK was made a 1-1/2 yrs ago. During that time there were some very disturbing stories going around about him. I think since then his personal life has caught up with him. Time is money and money is time. No producer/director can afford an actor that wants to party all night and have to work with them unrested and not committed to do the best job they can. Rumors of the type of women he associated with and the parties/trips he went on do not make a bankable actor. So all this started along time ago with him and now it has caught up with him. He hasn’t been offered a good script in many years, esp. after 300 because the fame and money from that movie fueled his abuse of his personal life. With the economy as it is, and the type of movies and actors only really bankable movies are going to hit the market. Gerry doesn’t fit into todays entertainment quality. I don’t know what it will take for him to turn it around but it may be awhile.

@Clamsie: I agree with everything you said here, Clams, but he does need to drop her. His personal life is part of what got him to where he is right now. He doesn’t need to draw any more negative attention to himself, and that’s what will happen if the rags start paying attention. She plays into his bad rep as an aging, partying, sex-crazed, modelizing, out-of-control dude who’s going through a mid-life/professional meltdown.

TherealWhatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 8:44 pm


You’re right. He comes across as too unstable, too unevolved, too selfish, too misogynistic and too lecherous. He image is well passed its sell by date.

There is precedent in HW for top actors to go through a career collapse and make a comeback several years later. However, this only happens when the public is truly rooting for the actor to come back. It’s public goodwill that determines whether someone gets a second chance. The problem with the Romanian is she does not foster that goodwill for Gerry. An underwear model half his age, who is sleeping her way into acting roles, makes Gerry look very bad. Gerry needs the public to like him again and his shallow lifestyle does not make him likable.

@Olivia: Well said. My point exactly. She makes him look like a middle-aged lech. Or gullible and shallow. Take your pick. Women do not like girls who take us back to the dark ages, and I’m afraid he needs the largesse of his female fan base to succeed.

What's Even Worse ......... @ 12/06/2012 at 9:18 pm

He hasn’t been in a film that’s made good bank in what? Two years? Those awful romantic comedies, The Ugly Truth and The Booty Hunter?
MGP flopped. Chasing Mavericks flopped. PFK is going to flop and is getting scathing reviews.
What’s worse is that he’s got NOTHING coming up to redeem him.

He got a period of no films shooting or being released here for a while. That means that he’s either going to be out-of-sight-out-of-mind or if he IS heard from, for reasons having to do with the antics of his personal life, not his career, further entrenching his reputation as a tabloid star instead of a movie star. A man who shags girls young enough to be his daughters and who have trashy track records.

His next film to come out is OHF, yet another assault on America movie that is not only unoriginal in the grand scheme of things, but unoriginal for the time that it’s being released because Jamie Foxx’s and Channing Tatum’s movie about the same thing comes out just a few months later.

After that its what? The Sam Worthington/Matthew McConnoughey/Gerard Butler take on The Expendables 3?

Even if Gerard Butler found a really great project that was just right for him and had all of the elements of success (unlikely given his bad judgment so far), he’s not going to shoot whatever that is for at least a year from now, probably more, which means that wouldn’t come out for several years. So he’d be something like 46?!?!

We’re supposed to believe that Gerard Butler is going to have a comeback validating him as a respectable actor after the age of 45???? When he’s already struggling to keep the grays at bay and the wrinkles and age spots from spelling out “I’M MIDDLE AGED!”???

He’s done. I really think this is it for him and he’ll be best remembered for his tabloid headlines rather than his movies. I’m not saying that because I’m happy about it. I think it’s sad because I think he has talent. I really liked some of his earlier work. I think he just got caught up in the Hollyweird stardom, started believing all of the people telling him that he’s so wonderful, and ended up making all of the mistakes that are typical of someone who has his head shoved up his own a~~hole.

I only thought he got ripped to shreds here but he can’t possibly have a thick enough skin to take all this that is being said about him and not have it bother him deeply. I do feel he knew this was going to happen that is why he did so much press in the hopes of reaching an audience for the movie. No matter what anyone says I know he got a rude awakening to these movies failing so badly.
Where does he go from here, who knows, but it is time for him to take a good look at what is happening in his life and career and try and make some sensible changes.
Gerry swallow some of that Scottish pride, NOT ALL OF IT, don’t lose anymore of yourself.

Jokergurl @ 12/06/2012 at 9:21 pm

Timberlake cannot pull off the beanie look, I like the color of Jessica’s dress just not the fit.

Oh Brother! @ 12/06/2012 at 9:22 pm

@the real silicon valley:
“a few years back and had a couple of shows on the back story, one with Seymore Butts a guy who is a producer, director and porn actor and the other was on various female porn stars”
Isn’t he the guy who also wrote, “My Life Under the Bleachers.” LMFAO! I also heard he was producing a film called “Yellow River” written by I.P. Freely!

SouthernBelle @ 12/06/2012 at 9:24 pm

A number of people have agreed that GB makes poor career choices, but could another problem be that the man just isn’t a very good actor? He not only hasn’t done anything since 300, but what did he do before? Even though 300 is considered his breakthru movie, wasn’t the real star of 300 technology? I really didn’t notice any outstanding acting from anyone in the film. Granted the projects he stars in leave a lot to be desired, but maybe we expect more from him than he is capable of giving.

these are not role models. these are people.
its not like she is the president of the united states who has it in for women and will rollback women’s rights.
mg is from the old country romania. gb is from a male dominated country called scotland. ok you’re being unrealistic in your expectations.
i don’t agree with you that models prevent women’s rights and human progress. they are at the cutting edge of progress. people in congress are the slow pokes.

Thanks, I know they’re all LOL and I’ve flagged JJ on each post asking them to check their IP addresses. This posters seriously unhinged. Anyways it to bad about PFK, looks like its Gerry’s fourth dude in a row. Though I thought MGP really was a good movie and so was CM. something is off. I always thought Gerry was a good actor but maybe his personal life is taking front seat to his professional one and people just aren’t going to see his movies. I heard a a list actor actually make fun of Gerry’s reputation and his bar hopping as they called it.

Zoo Lander @ 12/06/2012 at 9:29 pm

So, are we doing a pool this time as to what the weekend box office will be, or is it too cruel to even go there?

in the dark ages women had to do their own cooking cleaning and not only wash clothes by hand but sew their own clothes. and get pregnant. they didn’t have microwave ovens back then or refrigerators, washing machines, computers, dishwashers, tv’s, radios, newspapers. shall i go on?
gb is a 40 something male with 40 something male ideas and whatever scottish culture is about women. its not about american culture for him.
300 and movies like it are for male knuckleheads.

Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 9:38 pm

@Icicycles: his work on 300 was so compelling not just because of his body. He transformed himself and really embodied that role as a warrior and a leader. I honestly believe there’s something personal going on with him that he needs to address, and most likely there is a self esteem issue. I have a feeling he isn’t studying acting because he views himself a celebrity first and feels that he probably only can be the good-looking ladies man. Or maybe due to a curious mixture of pride and insecurity in his ability? Whatever it is, if he really studied under someone to hone his natural acting talent, he can take his acting to another level worthy of potentially Oscar winning roles.

Also, after this movie, he isn’t going to be a bankable star anymore. This is really sad, but I don’t see how it won’t hurt him. If he can hone his acting skills first, I think he should do a small, challenging Broadway production or two – and then, after he earns some cred for acting chops in that tough environment, get a role in a few small, well-written indy-type roles (like Silver Linings Playbook) that offer more substance over big paydays. He also needs a better agent and/or lawyer if he’s stuck doing all this PR at the expense of his image and health, as well as getting stuck in stinkers that end up reworked into something so different than originally contemplated.
Also, the jet-setting playboy persona is really making it hard to take him seriously – particularly by good directors/producers, and by the movie viewing public. He talks about his mom, and old girfriends, and near-death experiences. What mage is he trying to portray? Instead of talking about going to Dubai, India, Latin America and being splattered in photos all over HW, maybe he should start distancing himself from the wanton image in favor for a more serious, gritty one and base himself in NYC. Literally ground himself somewhere stable for a while and build himself back up. I’m also loathe to say he shouldn’t date whomever he loves, but his roles are branded as shallow and misogynistic, so his penchant for dating models almost 20 years younger than him is really a bit of a image nightmare if he wants to be taken seriously (which he needs to be at this point to keep getting roles).

I also stand by my prior recommendation that he do something of substance – get involved in some real causes. He has a well-publicized home in downtown NYC (an area which was devastated by the hurricane) – he should counteract the negative overexposure with some rehabilitative PR by lending his celebrity to raise money for NYC like the other local stars (and maybe be linked with De Niro instead of a lingerie model that is alienating many fans). The trick is doing it genuinely, not like driving a car on set for Ellen so it looked like he cared superficially. He should get into a cause, get his hands dirty and really get involved. The Sandy Relief concert yielded loads of free publicity that wasn’t about the stars’ dating lives, and the press is really kind to stars when publicizing for those events. I also saw a piece earlier today about a number of stars lending support for St. Jude and how kind and caring the stars were – what great, free PR for them!

If he can do all of this with full commitment and dedication (and maybe find himself spiritually, which is probably what has led him to the precipice here), I think he’s got a great chance of coming back stronger than ever.
But right about now, I’m tired of giving all of this advice into a vacuum. Frankly, I can’t understand why I’m even wasting my time putting all this out there for free (he clearly doesn’t need my charity). I must be crazy to care about this stranger’s life. That said, on behalf of all fading fans losing their interest faster by the day, I hope he can see this and figure out the details (that I’m not bothering to get into) on how to carry it all out on his own correctly, so we can once again be interested in seeing his work.
I’m not planning to see PFK – at least, not until it comes out on cable.

interesting that your fixation on 300 is what could be holding him back.

@Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 9:43 pm

What firm are you from?
it seems like you are campaigning to be his new agent or pr

SouthernBelle @ 12/06/2012 at 9:47 pm

@Devil’s Advocate:

If he did all you propose, he wouldn’t be Gerard Butler. Nobody wants to see his career tank, but you want to turn him into something he’s not and probably doesn’t want to be.

Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 9:48 pm

Yikes! Sorry about my lengthy post #248, folks. I’m truly nuts to care enough to even hope to help this celebrity out, and more so to think he’d be reading this board and pay attention. It’s just kind of tragic to see his career tank, that it makes me feel compelled to do something to help. But, this is my last post… Promise! :)

@Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 9:50 pm

you sound like you know what your talking about but i can’t help thinking your competing pr firm
i hate the advice that career comes before love. that’s about it. he’s 40+ and single. i’d ditch the career and go for love first if i found it. but then again, why choose between the two when you can have both. this is america.

Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 9:52 pm

@@Devil’s Advocate: that isn’t remotely my line of work. What I do, I love and find very rewarding, but it’s nice to know if I want a career change, I suppose this could be a potential new field. I just am very observant and shrewd by nature and training.

if you take away the fake breasts, lips, bum. fake date of birth. fake background and skills. the complete persona mg has made up, what is left?

her fakeness contaminates gb.

@Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 9:56 pm

its just an observation.
you’re very well spoken.

TherealWhatshedonenow @ 12/06/2012 at 9:57 pm

@Devil’s Advocate

Great post

@Zoo lander
1 million

You know what’s really ironic. The Romanian is stuck with him now, because if she dumps him, her PR will be absolutely atrocious. She’ll be seen as a complete and utter scheming beetch.

Icicycles @ 12/06/2012 at 9:58 pm


A very pretty simple young woman, that has actually worked for her career and good reputation! Then Gerry wouldn’t want her now would he.

GOSSIP SITE? @ 12/06/2012 at 10:01 pm

We’ve got a spokesman for Gabriel
a Bible thumper who gives us at least a verse a day
and now Mother Teresa giving Gerry advice on how to save his career. You’re a bunch of holy terrors. Ha ha ha

@Gossip Site? @ 12/06/2012 at 10:12 pm

how what we need is a song a day off of youtube

Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 10:13 pm

@@Devil’s Advocate: thanks. My field involves helping people in difficult times, advocating and finding ways to fix bad situations … that, and more, in a very broad, unidentifiable way, of course. ;) So, my heart goes out to him because I can see he’s just a man in trouble and I think I have an ability to help and can’t. But, I have no agenda (p.s., if I were in PR, I’d contact him directly and not on a fan board, right?). I’d more likely want to be his friend than some agent (though I do have training, education and skills that I could do it if I wanted, I suppose). Why him? I don’t know – maybe because I can’t stand to watch him possibly crash and burn? I guess because, at the heart of it, he isn’t substantively different than others I help in my daily life, just with more money … and also less access to genuine non-HW people who aren’t opportunistic and don’t have some kind of angle to use him. Honestly, I probably wouldn’t “upbraid” him in person, but I would try to help. And, about the dropping his love thing – no, I don’t say he should give up love, if that’s what it is. But he’s got something going on so deeply within that he needs to connect with who he really is, what he really wants, etc., before he can truly commit himself to someone. I wonder if he’s in that kind of emotional space now to be able to truly say that … Hopefully yes. Likely, I’m not so sure.

@Reviews: He’s always been that way. It’s not Maddie who created the modelizing sugar daddy that he has become, it’s Gerry himself who likes playing the part. JMO but I don’t think fans or “former fans” like myself have any business advising anyone about their love and personal life. His mother or family and friends can do that. I’m not old enough to be his mother, I’m only 32. I don’t think you can blame Maddie for PFK bombing at theaters as it could do this weekend.

It’s been my thought that he doesn’t care to pay attention to anyone so why try to tell him what to do? LOL

@Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 10:24 pm

@Devil’s Advocate:
because of the term advocate I guessed you might be an attorney. i totally understand if you don’t say it outright. did you know attorneys do pr in hw and/or act as talent agents?
i have a question: if it turned out that gb really was a player and the stories about his reputed player lifestyle were true and that is, hypothetically speaking, just his personality, and might not change even if you as his agent urged him to, would you still be able to, or better termed, ‘Want to’ represent him?

Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 10:26 pm

@@Devil’s Advocate: fortunately, I don’t have to consider such a dilemma because, though I am on a fan site, I’m rational enough to know that situation wouldn’t present itself to me. Assuming I were an attorney, of course. ;)

The real problem for Gerry is no one is going to trust him with a really great script now. Aside from the fact that he hasn’t starred in something that’s been critically acclaimed since 300 , and that was a beefcake role, Gerry’s proven that he can’t carry a film. He may contribute to the box office success of a film, but he’s not enough to make a film successful. I’m not a huge fan of Matt Damon, or George Clooney, or Brad Pitt, but any one of them would get picked over Gerry for a film because it would mean the movie would be seen. Yes all three have them have had flops too, but they’ve had far more success than they’ve had failures. Gerry has had far more failure than success, and credit for the successes he’s had has to be shared with his much more famous and successful co-stars.
So Gerry has a choice to make. If he wants to be in really good movies, he’s gotta give up the leading man slot. He’s gotta take lesser but good roles in movies lead by a more successful actor. Something with Russell Crowe or Daniel Day-Lewis or Hugh Jackman. With the pressure off of him, he might even perform better and get the edge that he used to have back.
If Gerry is hellbent on being a leading man, then he’s going to have to settle for the opportunities that other actors have passed on, which means more schlock and films like MGP that try really hard to be important movies, but fall short because there’s something missing in the writing and development.
Everything about Gerry says that he wants to be a star and will take door #2. The partying. The girls. The fact that he is trying to convince people that he’s growing up and focusing on what’s really important, yet shagging a 24 year old girl not even a year after she was shagging DiCaprio.
Gerry is a grown man with all of the experiences of walking this earth, among all different kinds of people in different countries and cultures, for more than four decades under his belt. And after all of that he’s seen and supposedly learned, his mental and emotional match is a 24 year old girl?
Does he really not understand how ridiculous he sounds when he gives interviews about “growing up” while promoting his movies when his 24 year old arm candy is giggling about him to the media while promoting hers?
I think Gerry is either too stupid or arrogant to stop, evaluate, and take door # 1. I definitely think he’s gonna keep taking door # 2.

Zoo Lander @ 12/06/2012 at 10:30 pm

@TherealWhatshedonenow: M’kay. Let’s see if I can make it 2 for 2. I’ll be generous and say $4.2 mil, although I’m leaning toward the 3′s.

@Zoo Lander:

It’s still a feel good movie so I am going to say $3.2

@Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 10:32 pm

@Devil’s Advocate:
well even if you weren’t an attorney would you still be a paid advisor if the conditions i presented were true?
i’m just curious.

@Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 10:33 pm

i don’t work for gb and am not on any pr team or anything. i am just a poster on jj. i was just curious.

Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 10:40 pm

@@Devil’s Advocate: if I were in that line of work, it would be my responsibility to represent my client to the best of my ability, to advise and guide so long as the client was willing to heed my direction (otherwise, what’s the point? To take his money for nothing?) – it would not be to change him as a person. So yes, I suppose I would. That said, it is unlikely that he wouldn’t somehow experience some kind of change after hitting the edge of the cliff and jeopardizing the very career that is allowing him to earn the paycheck needed to have that lifestyle… So, I imagine he is smart enough to realize he has to change something or risk having nothing at all.

@TherealWhatshedonenow: The “pearl-clutchers” LOL! That group tries desperately to bump up his numbers but I doubt Gerry has 1000 fans left at all the sites combined. He’s lost way more fans in recent years because so many of his films bombed. He can’t sustain his status (whatever it is) without acting in a good film soon. He never seems to give a good performance that is seen by many.

Zoo Lander @ 12/06/2012 at 10:42 pm

Okay. So far we’ve got:

Icicycles – $3.2 mil
Whatshedonenow (real one) – $1 mil.
Zoo Lander – $4.2 mil. (but probably in the 3′s)

Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 10:45 pm

@Zoo Lander: I’ll say $4.9 mil, maybe as high as $5.6.

@Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 10:46 pm

thank you for answering…the part i was curious about though is if he was a player could you represent him/help him? and that it is something he would not change until he met the right woman?
its a heart question i guess…would your heart still be in it?

I’m going tomarrow and I feel that I’ll be entertained.

Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 10:56 pm

@@Devil’s Advocate: men, famous or not, can be players. Why should that matter if it’s a professional relationship? Duty to the person you represent, in any capacity, shouldn’t involve the heart. It only bothers fans who fantasize themselves romantically entangled with him, which I do not. Clooney is a shameless womanizer, and a highly respected actor and sex symbol. Womanizing isn’t Butler’s problem… Not the only/big one. Who he picks, and the lack of any other interesting aspect of his life for the press to report on except womanizing IS the problem.

@Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 11:06 pm

the lack of any other interesting aspect of his life for the press to report on except womanizing IS the problem.
^^^^^^^^^^^^you hit the nail on the head right there. ^^^^^^^^^^^^

@Devil's Advocate @ 12/06/2012 at 11:08 pm

except he might value his privacy and therefore he is not going to talk about himself–at all–come hell or highwater.
he might feel, quite rightly, that he only has an obligation to talk about his films. anything else is up to his judgement.


Yep I saw that. Groupon is where I’m doing a lot of Christmas shopping this year. Well folks, realized today that none of this matters. My young daughter may have thyroid cancer. We find out tomorrow. I am disappointed in Gerry, but we make our own beds. If he’s happy, great. Going to lay it out. We know neither of them, but I feel he made the wrong choice in a woman. We’ve all been through this, it will either last or it won’t. Not my problem. It’s his movie choices that disappoint the most. He could do better. Get it together “Gerbear” as some call you. If your heart isn’t in it, do us all a favor and give it up. People expected more.

I’m sorry but are you trying to say his fans left him because his movies didn’t make much money?? Why would fans care how much money his movies make. They enjoy him as an actor, the amt of money his movies make isn’t even published until after the movie has left the theatre. Personally I think his last few movies didn’t do well because they didn’t appeal to much of the general public. That combined with poor release dates and the vast amount of competition in HW also helped aid in low box office numbers. Lets face it there just isn’t much out there to inspire most movie goers to part with there money. Hers a great article outlining the decline in movie goers over the last 3 years.

heres another great article about how DVD sales have increased for the Studios that produce them.

Possibly... @ 12/06/2012 at 11:45 pm

one of the reasons his romcoms don’t work is because he’s never been in a real relationship. and maybe never really been in love before.

Possibly... @ 12/06/2012 at 11:47 pm

that will make it hard for him to get roles that deal with family issues as he ages. he doesn’t have the experience and therefore lacks the insight.

What this information is telling us is that even though a movie can “bomb” at the box office, it can still be a money maker for the studio. With all the improvements in Home theatre more and more people are staying home and watching movies in the comfort of their living room. In addition the studios are making money in other ways such as pre-movie ads and other various outlets. Maybe gerrys last 3 movies and possible 4, have not well at the local theatre, but that doesn’t mean the overall sales are low.Some of the most popular rentals did poor at the box office. It wasn’t until they were released on DVD that more people had the ability to watch them and by word of mouth their success spread Also don’t forget HBO,Cinemax,MOvie Channel,etc, all have to pay studio rights to play these movies on their channel. Which is why HBO and others have decided to create their own series. To cut down on those big paymenst to the studios.

But they his RomComs did make money so I don’t get your point?? Plus he’s an actor he doesn’t have to experience the act of discovering energy to play Einstein, he just needs to be a good actor.

The Ugly Truth
Box Office
$38,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend:
$27,605,576 (USA) (26 July 2009) (2882 Screens)
$88,915,214 (USA) (4 October 2009)

The Bounty Hunter

$40,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend:
$20,686,423 (USA) (21 March 2010) (3074 Screens)
$67,061,228 (USA) (4 July 2010)

Possibly... @ 12/07/2012 at 12:27 am

the ugly truth doesn’t sell
and sounds like this one won’t either. the weakness is due to lack of real life experience. you need that to be good. in the future, it will get harder due to that lack of truth. which an audience will respond to.

Those romcoms didn’t make money because of Gerry Butler. They made money because of Katherine Heigl and Jennifer Aniston, who is one of the most famous, widely covered, and successful actresses in the world. Even to the extent P.S. I Love You did well, that was because of a certain multiple Best Actress Oscar winner, Hillary Swank. Gerry doesn’t get to take credit for the success of those films and anyone who claims otherwise is grasping for straws.
I don’t know why anyone is really expecting more from Gerry. He talks a good game, but has he ever done anything to suggest that he wants more out of this career than girls and money? You don’t choose to do the movies that he’s chosen to do if you want to be a serious actor. You’d never see Christian Bale or Leo DiCaprio doing the crap that Gerry does. At MOST some actors like Hugh Jackman did a few romcoms early in their career when they were trying to become household names, but once they got that foothold, they moved on to work with more merit. Romcoms were just stepping stones. If Gerry was really serious about acting as a craft, he would have stopped with the stupid romcoms too once he became a household name and started plugging away at really good movies. But he hasn’t. He’s Mr. Romcom. He’s referred to as a romcom actor in articles about him. The only reason an actor would choose to pursue that cheesiness is for the money and fame.
And all y’all saying he should dump Madalina Ghenea – why? So he can replace her with the next young cheap girl attracted to his fame and wallet? Gerry’s bad taste in scripts is only topped by his bad taste in women. He likes the cheap and easy ones. He doesn’t like mature and formidable women.
- Brandi is close to his age but hardly mature. Just ask her drunk nipple shots on RHBH
- Martina the Playboy Playmate.
- Madelina who more people have seen with her clothes off than clothes on.
- God only knows how many other young models (I’m sure people can list plenty other than Bianca, Nicole, Jasmine, etc. etc.)
- Laurie the cleavage bearing TV host who also poses in her underwear for some unknown reason.
Are any of you really expecting him to show up somewhere with a 32 year old, well educated woman who does something impressive for a living that doesn’t involve taking her clothes off and who isn’t seeking fame? You may ask well just get used to Madalina and hope she sticks around because he’ll just replace her with a girl with the same young, easy, and opportunistic credentials if they break up.

“@LOL: Congratulations on your engagement, I wish you and your fiancé a life time of happiness.”
Hi, how are you? Thank you for your good wishes. :)
I am happy you said hi because you are the 4th person I mentioned that I didn’t remember their moniker. I put an O instead of Q. LOL. But you realized it was you.
I just checked back because I knew some of my friendly posters would be trying to reply after my long absence. Have a wonderful holiday season. Don’t let the nasty depressing comments bring you down.

Yes, you are right. One of the reasons I stopped posting is because there is nothing more to say. It’s obvious they are really together, as I believed from the very beginning and read the road signs properly, and not in a delusional way. Thus, I figured I’ll let the pictures of them together and his acknowledgements in various interviews do the talking for him. He doesn’t need me any longer. But thank you for keeping the fort. You are a very brave girl.
Additionally, the fact I have all these changes happening to my private life with my engagement just made it easier to stay away, not to mention my fiancé expecting me to “obey” him and stay away from JJ, lol. He finds it a futile waste of time when I can be so much more productive with my time. There is no doubt he is right, even though I do miss trashing these old hags sometimes.
It’s been a Rollo coaster engagement, I got to tell you. He took me down to Miami to propose. It was very romantic. I had no idea Gerry was there or just leaving or that my Fiancé was going to propose. It’s just as well because my Fiancé threated that if we run into Gerry (we were in NYC too while he was there a month and a half ago) he’s going to ask him what he thought of JJ and his jealous old-hag fans (he’s picking up some of lingo, lol) who constantly trash his GF and talk about him being a sleazy Lothario who likes younger hotter tighter girls (that was me picking up my BF’s lingo about men’s choices). LOL! I told him he shouldn’t do that because that’s very embarrassing to his fans that he should think they are that crazy and dying of jealousy, but my fiancé thinks is ridiculous that I am worried about making his fans look like fools, when they are fools and doing it to themselves. Come to think of it, it might be the only way to stop this madness. Maybe bringing this to his attention so he could address it in one of his interviews and tell his older fans that he is indeed serious about his GF, they will finally lay off. He doesn’t have to be nasty about it, just unequivocal so there is no confusion.
Well, come to think of it, there are some fans who will never accept it, even if he were more clear and explicit about his GF. It just makes them feel better to believe she is a ho and it’s a business arrangement between them, and once he gets his fill he’ll send her on her merry little way and hook up with an old hag the next day because he is just lusting for old-hag flesh to rock his world and fulfill all his needs in and out of the bedroom, and she will also be his emotional bulwark and straighten him out if he gets out of line like the mommy figure he always dreamed of in his sexual dreams, and she’ll ride with him in his limo and run his career, the old hag will, and she will choose projects for him and will fire Alan and keep him away from Ronnie, Freddy, Ariel, and all his friends because they are no good for him and they set a bad example for him and he needs mommy to protect him from bad people, and also said hag will make sure the fans that get to approach him aren’t so hot and definitely not young because then he might revert to his old ways and chase such hot young tighter fans so she will make sure only fat old cows like her get to take photos with him and get a signed autograph of his movie memorabilia, and in the bedroom the hag will make sure he is satisfied by her dried up, over-used-by-vibr/atos estrogen-filled-cream poss. So do you see, it doesn’t matter what Butler says about his true real-life GF, these useless jealous old hags will never accept it, and still will have that ridiculous fantasy he’ll dump her and hook up with them, in their dreams at least.
Well, that’s the gist of it. Hope you laughed a little about the level of buffoonery coming from these old hags.

Possibly... @ 12/07/2012 at 12:59 am

i don’t really like katherine heigl. i won’t go to her movies because of the men agenda…she does their films and i hate them.

SouthernBelle @ 12/07/2012 at 1:17 am

@Come on:

I hope that Santa brings your family the best gift ever – a clean bill of health for your daughter. Prayers for both of you.

Catherine Zeta-Where? @ 12/07/2012 at 1:30 am

Isn’t it strange that Catherine Zeta-Jones hasn’t touched the promotion of this film with a 10 foot pole? She may have had a supporting role, but in terms of film resumes and box office data, she’s definitely the biggest star in this film. It probably would have helped PFK in terms of both image and numbers if she stumped for it.
Maybe this film didn’t turn out to be what she thought it would be when she signed up for it? Or maybe the misogyny in the storyline became obvious to her when she saw it after the editing?
Promoting a film when it’s released is usually part of an actor’s contract, but CZA is very outspoken. The only reason that I can think that the producers and distributor wouldn’t roll out a big star like CZA to promote this film is because they didn’t want her talking about it. Like they knew she would say something negative.

thecareersovermate @ 12/07/2012 at 2:09 am

@Possibly…: couldn’t agree more. His shallow personal life has impacted terribly on the quality of bus acting, as he lacks training and so has to draw on personal experience. It’s why we get mysogenist romcoms and fratboy action, no subtlety or depth.
Nail on head.

@Catherine Zeta-Where?: CZJ has another movie opening on the same day. She is probably contractually prohibited from promoting either of her two movies.

And her other movie is called Lay the Favorite with Bruce Willis.

PFK now plays in 2873 theaters, increasing the count from previously reported 2700 theaters. Is that a promising sign?

face palm @ 12/07/2012 at 2:23 am

Cruised over to WO, watched some of his PFK interviews, the Cineplex one in particular. It was nauseating!

All I can say is holy smokes how does this guy’s ego fit in the room? His comments were repugnent, he actually believes he is God’s gift to women, the guy is delusional. What happened to humble Gerry?

I expected an “only joking” but no he REALLY thinks he’s all that.

if this movie is a flop it is a great example of Karma biting you in the ****, Butler.

For a guy raised by a strong women you have lost all respect for them. Last time I buy your crappy movies in the bargain bin.

Never thought you were such a dou.che but your mouth has removed all doubt.

Despite of his many flaws and shortcomings, I wish GB success at the box office for PFK. Every actor needs to have a hit once in a while in order to remain relevant in HW. I still like to see him keeping making movies, just not as many crappy ones.

Totally Useless Information @ 12/07/2012 at 2:32 am

Possibly… @ 12/06/2012 at 11:47 pm

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that will make it hard for him to get roles that deal with family issues as he ages. he doesn’t have the experience and therefore lacks the insight.

George Clooney—The Descendants

Actors are supposed to act whether they’ve experienced the role or not. GB is a recovering alcoholic, stayed with his dying father, graduated college, grew up with a brother and sister, has aunts and cousins,has traveled the world and who knows what his life experiences have been. He’s not a babe in the woods.

thecareersovermate @ 12/07/2012 at 2:37 am

@What’s Even Worse ………: another post I couldn’t agree more with. Can I double thumbs up?
Solution, get back to the UK, sell up and downscale, get new management, and concentrate on quality UK tv ensemble work. Build a reputation on ability, train, like he should have to start with if he hadn’t been so impatient for fame and fortune and sex.. The great thing about an aging male actor is that they can be successful in character roles for decades, if they have the ability and range. Great UK tv recently with Derek Jacobi in a hetero romantic role, and he’s not only ancient but gay. The rsc/rada background shines in so many.

thecareersovermate @ 12/07/2012 at 2:46 am

@fran :bravo! I missed some very insightful comments overnight.

thecareersovermate @ 12/07/2012 at 3:00 am

Its a shame we can’t do a WO, print this thread off and get an anonymous fan to hand deliver it to him. Would of more use to him than that excruciating embarrassing humiliating childish fawning adoration sh*t they sent after rehab.

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 3:13 am

Gerard Butler and his new girlfriend, model Madalina Ghenea, were spotted stealing kisses in a blatant show of PDA at a Cinema Society bash for Butler’s latest film, “Playing for Keeps,” Wednesday at PH-D. However, the ebullient Scot managed to pull himself away and turn on the charm for female fans who wanted pictures. He was also overheard pumping up his latest work by asking them, “Did you like the movie? It’s such a sweet movie, right?” But the ploy seemed to work, our spy reports: One woman walked away saying, “That just made my year.”

In a banquette nearby, Justin Timberlake and wife Jessica Biel were seen huddled together looking newlywed-like with hands on one another’s legs. But they headed out after an hour of VIP schmoozing. Also at the Chrysler-sponsored premiere were Uma Thurman, Judy Greer and Rachel Roy. [See Kyle Smith’s review of “Playing for Keeps” in Pulse.]

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 3:15 am So why the fcuk do we have a midnight premier for the new Gerard Butler movie? Nobody is even here.

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 3:15 am I think the embargo for the next Gerard Butler movie is going to be a bunch of publicists wielding the Neuralyzers from MEN IN BLACK.

@msjennimiller So weird. They screened it here on Monday– TWICE!. It’s been hard keeping my feelings all bottled up inside.

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 3:15 am @maskedscheduler – the creatively bankrupt marketing? Or casting Gerard “I’ve overstayed my welcome” Butler? Both bad calls….

This movie has Razzie potential. 0% on RT right now. LOL!

Gerard Butler and Nicolas Cage share a monkey that guides their careers. His name is Cornelius Sugarfoot and his power is terrifying.

Publicist of Gerard Butler or yes, Gerard, himself: don’t put too much stock in all the haters on this board. You still have a large and loyal fanbase that wishes you (and your beautiful girlfriend) well!

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 4:35 am Coriolanus teased me. Dared me to hope.He’s ACTING again! But no. Sad waste. #gerardbutler

Gerry will be in Oslo on Dec 11 for the Nobel concert. It will be interesting to see what kind of mood he’s in. I wonder if reality will have finally sunk in by then or if he’ll still be a comfy bubble of denial.

What is with Justins eyes? He has anyhow a crazy look!

thecareersovermate @ 12/07/2012 at 5:07 am

Just watched the Les Mis cast interviews. Every one showed more emotional intelligence, insight, empathy, understanding, skill and humility both as themselves and in their roles, than Gerry’s had in his whole career.
That’s the problem. Insurmountable, and finally coming home to roost.

Gotta say @ 12/07/2012 at 5:19 am

This thread is even more unbalanced than those that have gone before.

@Emily: No, I’m saying it’s obvious his few remaining fans aren’t enough to make ticket sales soar for his films. It’s clear that most of his fans have deserted him. All you need to do is visit any of the fannysites to see that. It’s not the same as it was back in the heady days after POTO and 300. He does not have as many fans as he once had. I believe it’s because he can’t act and the quality of films he chooses isn’t good enough for intelligent moviegoers to watch.

He really is full of himself, has a huge ego and I bet Alan has a terrible time with him on a daily basis. He seems like the kind of person no one can get through to, because “he knows it all”. His latest batch of interviews are terrible. He comes across as nervous, jumpy, almost paranoid, and with a bloated ego. He’s not the kinder, gentler Gerry everyone liked from 4 or 5 years ago.

Something is going on with him. Is he still using or drinking? Or is he on medication? For the first time, I will admit I find him unlikeable these days. It’s shocking to me how much he’s changed and I don’t know why. This is why I am happy for him that he’s found love. Maybe she’s all he has right now because nothing else seems to be going well for him career-wise, unless making s.hit.ty films is his goal.

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 5:47 am It’s FRIDAY!! Crazy busy show today but so up for it. Chatting to Mumford & Sons and sending someone to London to see actual Gerard Butler

He should be happy. So happy that hides the b * cht. Lied in interviews about it, because obviously was paid for it.

lol and clamise

no woman feels some envy of a cheap prostitute. Just a disgusting pig kiss that mouth. Besides, filled silicone breasts are drooping, almost waist. He made a bad deal for him to own.

say by by to Europe.

Sorry if this was posted already,but Catherine Zeta Jones is on GMA this morning to promote PFK.

Page six in the nypost is annoying. They made up stuff that GB was hanging out with at a club in NY when we all know he was in the South. Now GB keeps Mads out off the photos during the premier but shows tons of PDA? The Post is in with Gerry ‘s bumbling PR team. Oh wait, then Ger and Mads are Bumble and Bumble!

Grumpycat @ 12/07/2012 at 8:19 am

@Clamsie: I also find him extremely unlikeable these days. I can’t imagine what it would be like to be in the same room with him, because he makes me jumpy and uncomfortable just being on my TV. I don’t know what’s going on, but something isn’t right, and he appears to me like he was at the time of his appearance on Graham Norton in temperament, if you know what I mean. Unlike yourself, I find the Romanian creature to be revolting, but if that’s what he’s into, well, that also speaks volumes.

Sad State of Things @ 12/07/2012 at 8:24 am

If “Olympus Has Fallen” doesn’t do well at the box office. He’s gonna be looking at Lifetime TV Movies…or he WILL head to Bollywood.

@Sad State of Things: he has been in a Bollywood movie indirectly where TUT was playing on TV in a film. Honestly, bad hollywood actors go to Bollywood to get fans? Will Smith has been trying for a while. Unfortunately, no luck. Gerry may be wishing too. He made the connections.

Not a good move though to be a “has been” here and then try there.

Get RID of Alan and go to Actor boot camp! He eyes look sad.

Just calling in – looking at ‘Rotten Tomatoes’ to a 0% (Yes zero!) approval rating so far, for GBs PFKs – this has to be an all time low.

This review is by a female critic who actually considers herself to be a fan – and for her to give it a grade F! and suggest that you stay away is pretty poor.

I know that the die hard phannies will say that the proof is in the footfall at the movie theaters – but I will wait to see what is happening after the weekend. With the Hobbit and Les Mis’ due to thunder in next week, GBs luck is definitely running out.

More than one of the critics has already said that this is Razzie worthy, and I think that the choice not to let critics see a preview performance has really backfired on GBs PR team – any goodwill they might have gotten from a launch event or preview sceening is well and truly gone, and any animosity from their usual comments about is acting and rep in RomComs is now fair game.

What a disappointment he turned out to be.

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 8:39 am

“With this movie, there’s nothing gritty to speak of, and George’s struggles seem more enviable than involving. Screenwriter Robbie Fox (So I Married an Axe Murderer) seems more interested in getting from plot point to plot point than in making the characters seem more authentic or at least interesting. By the time the whole thing’s through, it’s hard to care which good-looking person ends up with which other good-looking person.

That may explain why Butler flings off his shirt right before the third act starts. His abdominal muscles make a stronger foundation than the script. “

@Gigi: Somehow, I find it hard to believe these two are necking in public after pretty much living together for seven months. I don’t buy it. Who does that at an after-party to promote a film? And for whatever reason, he’s still keeping her in the shadows, despite these little blurbs that they are a couple. Even the twitpics are just like the ones in the beginning where all you see is a hand or some hair. It’s odd. I didn’t see any “couple” pics of them walking into the party, like the Timberlakes. There’s something weird about them.

Box office Mojo’s weekend forecast – this about says it all!

“In anticipation of the upcoming blockbuster opening of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Gerard Butler romantic comedy Playing for Keeps is the only new nationwide release this weekend. Unfortunately, the movie doesn’t seem likely to score at the box office, and instead first place will come down to a battle between five holdovers. In fact, these titles will likely be so close that we won’t know the clear winner until actuals report on Monday.

Not so long ago, Gerard Butler was a pretty safe bet at the box office. Putting aside the occasional stinker like Gamer, Butler had a solid post-300 run that included The Ugly Truth ($88.9 million), Law Abiding Citizen ($73.4 million) and The Bounty Hunter ($67.1 million). Unfortunately, October’s Chasing Mavericks was Butler’s first nationwide release in two-and-a-half years, and it’s currently winding down its run with an atrocious $5.8 million.

Playing for Keeps will almost certainly do better than Chasing Mavericks, though probably not by much. Distributor FilmDistrict’s middling marketing effort has never provided a clear hook, and the generic rom-com set-ups that are presented almost seem as if they are from a Funny or Die parody trailer. This is probably because the marketing team didn’t have all that much to work with; as of Thursday afternoon, Playing for Keeps has the dreaded zero percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

It’s worth noting that the movie was originally titled Playing the Field, which is a not-so-subtle reference to the fact that Butler’s character reportedly scores with soccer moms in the movie. By stripping that aspect of the story out—which honestly was probably a good idea with a PG-13 rom-com—the marketing team wasn’t left with much to go on aside from Butler’s charm. FilmDistrict is currently expecting between $6 and $8 million for the weekend, though it wouldn’t be surprising if the movie wound up lower.

In an attempt to take advantage of the lull at the box office, Open Road Films is pushing End of Watch back in to nationwide release at 1,249 locations. The cop thriller has earned a decent $39.2 million so far, and should be able to push past $40 million thanks to this expansion.

Forecast (Dec. 7-9)
1. Skyfall – $10.8 million (-38%)
2. Lincoln – $10.7 million (-20%)
3. Life of Pi – $10.2 million (-16%)
4. Rise of the Guardians – $10 million (-25%)
5. Breaking Dawn Part 2 – $8.7 million (-50%)
-. Playing for Keeps – $5.9 million

Bar for Success
Playing for Keeps needs at least $10 million to get a pass this weekend, and there’s almost no chance that happens.

@Viewfrom: Right. This one sounds so bad that few will see it. We plan on seeing the Denzel Flight flick.

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 9:12 am

Btw, I’m not posting these reviews out of spite or ‘hate’ of Gerard Butler. I’m actually truly shocked by the content of these reviews and the amount of people (who don’t post on JJ) who are saying it exactly as they see it, namely: What the hell is going on with Gerard Butler and why is he seemingly happy that his career’s in freefall?
As some of you have already pointed out – the way he’s coming across in interviews for this film is worrying. Who is this egotistical, arrogant, delusional jerk? Why the hell are his manager, agents and whoever’s doing his PR these days allowing this to go on? Why is Alan competing with Gerry for photo face time and ‘hugs’ with fans? WTF??? And why the hell is MG being ‘hidden’ but being allowed to feed personal info to Romanian gossip sites? Do any of them have the first clue as to how stupid they’re all looking?
I hate to think of what’s going to come out in the next couple of weeks with him co-hosting a Nobel event, and then doing further press in the UK and Europe for PFK. The UK media will not take kindly to him if he turns up here with the attitude he’s been showing to US and Canadian media.
Seriously, Gerry – What the hell is going on? Can he honestly say he’s happy about his career and personal life being trashed in the way they’ve been this year? I still call myself a fan, but I am seriously, seriously concerned and worried about the position he’s currently in career-wise. His personal life is none of my business, but it’s quite clear that it’s been affecting his career choices and lifestyle choices for a long time. Unlike some of you, I cannot honestly see what MG’s presence brings to the table other than a whole boatful of trouble.

There’s a time in everyones life that if you have something good its a blessing you have to respect otherwise if you abuse it chances are it will be taken off you. in regards to Butler he was talented yes we know but i dont think he respected his good fortune he was lucky compared to a lot of ppl & what does he do party, drugs, trashy women, luxury holidays.

I do believe he must’ve broken a lot of hearts along the way there have been countless tales of info that every girl he hooked up on location he would say they are the love of his life and just take off without any explanation.
And sometimes when you play games with ppl and upset them you do get it back in life its a fact, the biggest lowdown for me was when he was involved with that marriage wrecking didnt feel for the lady but the husband who supposedly his friend and the kid who life must’ve been affected. I really lost respect for him

Every interview he’l give a pathetic cocky answer and does think he is gods gift to women theres no modesty and humility. His fans stood by him through all his crappy movies but i do think slowly they have given up hope. And his latest hook up well do i need say anything some ppl mind find her pretty but if i was a guy shes not my cup of tea i prefer girls that have feminine features and have some modesty and shame but thats just me. Im glad shes with him they suit each other in adoring themselves they must have a lot of mirrors in the house Lol…

If it was MG he will replace her with some other low life airhead who has no depth. All these are a massive turn off in a man for me and like everyone else i do find him very unlikeable as i dont think he has any integrity, morals or ethics and that can be seen on and off screen now just cant believe what an idiot he is and what an idiot i was for thinking he might have been different

@Catherine Zeta-Where?:
She was just on GMA promoting it this morning.

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 10:32 am I feel like Gerard Butler is messing with all of us.

ppl are over tabloid gerry @ 12/07/2012 at 10:43 am

Gerard Butler’s recent professional failures is an indictment of what people think of him personally in addition to just bad film choices.
People who live in a way that gets them a lot of tabloid attention, clubbing at all the paparazzi targe hotspots and modelizing and showing up for the cameras at every opening of an envelope, eventually sour in the eyes of the public. Tabloid personalities are “spectacles” and once the initial “ooo ah” of the spectacle has passed, it turns into “eeeew” real fast.

The problem with Madalina Ghenea is that she’s “of type” for Gerry’s tabloid image. What the public has seen of his type (Brandi, Martina Rajic) is dodgy at best. Maybe if Gerry had been dating age-appropriate women of substance all of this time, women that had more to offer than a hot body, him starting to sleep with Madalina when she was only 23, and her being someone who’s made money only by taking off her clothes in porn-like lingerie photos and doing little else professionally (unlike the accomplished actresses who have done the occasional partial nude editorial shots), wouldn’t matter to people.

But Gerry has always chased girls that young and that tawdry. Martina Rajic was even younger when he was sleeping with her in Serbia and works in actual porn. He’s been a serial modelizer and they’re all way young [without serious contracts, models start getting geriatric at 25]. The fact that he has that pattern of pursuing super young, dodgy girls makes Gerry look like he’s at THEIR level intellectually and emotionally, not that they’re at his level.

If Gerry wants the world to believe that he’s grown up, then he has to actually grow up. If he wants to date younger women, fine, but younger doesn’t mean YOUNG with only a handful of years as a legal adult when he’s 43. In addition to the “eew” factor, it makes him look really hollow, like all he cares about is a tight behind and doesn’t have the character to be attracted to someone with qualities beyond that, or more likely, to be of interest to someone with qualities that don’t include being impressed by and sticking with him because he is (or was) a rich movie star.

He also needs to fire whatever idiot let him take these roles in PFK and The Ugly Truth that mirror his tabloid image, cementing the idea that people have of him as a immature player. If it wasn’t obvious to them that roles like that are a bad idea for him before, the fact that people have stopped paying to see him do on film what they already see him do on TMZ, Radar, JJ, and countless other websites should.

Gerry needs to either change – REALLY change, not just say he’s going to change and then keep under 25 arm candy in his bed – or he needs to retire. The public has his number and the fact that they’re not showing up to see him anymore should tell him they’re over it.

Well I guess it’s Life of Pi this weekend rather than PFK. Somehow I can’t help but feel sorry for Gerry but he has no one to blame but himself. The sad thing is that I fear Gerry doesn’t understand what it takes to be humble.

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 11:00 am Congrats to ‘Playing for Keeps’ for rolling the rare donut on RT. That should finally land Gerard Butler a tryout with Happy Madison.

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 11:03 am,1209588/critic-review.html

“This clunky by-the-numbers place-holder serves to remind us all what dreck Hollywood is capable of pawning off on unsuspecting audiences. On the brighter side, it does provide something of a self-contained negative-feedback loop: Seeing “Playing for Keeps” is a crime that is its own punishment.”

Rumpelstiltskin @ 12/07/2012 at 11:07 am

@ppl are over tabloid gerry: His behavior of late is just gross, and a turn off to women. Quite the opposite of what it should have been prior to the opening of his “family-friendly” movie. He’s become a caricature, and his “girlfriend”, “girl” being the operative word, is most definitely one. Sadly, she is a reflection of who this man really is, not who the phannies wanted or believed him to be.

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 11:10 am 0% on Rotten Tomatoes!! Seriously, Gerard Butler needs a new agent and manager

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 11:14 am

“There was a time when Gerard Butler was a solid actor, whose name hadn’t yet become synonymous with incoming comedy crapola. Those days are long gone, and now you can barely spit without hitting some terrible romantic comedy he’s latched himself on to. It’s like everybody who used to take these films grew up and moved on, with Butler stepping in to pick up all of the slack. Playing for Keeps is not a film that should be out right now, in the thick of Oscar season. It should have been relegated to the cinematic dregs of January or February where its stench is masked by the equally subpar.”

A question—-have all these critics seen the movie?

Better advice here than Alan's @ 12/07/2012 at 11:28 am

WORD on this and ppl are over tabloid gerry.
GerBear is trying to change his image through interviews again, but he’s done that for years. He’s talked a good game about what he admires about women and rebuffed jokes by people like Sophia Vergera about how he only likes young girls, but people see who he actually dates and hooks up with, and know that he’s full of sh.t on all counts. Everyone knows that what Gerard Butler says about himself in interviews and what he actually believes and does are very different things, and I agree that they’re over it. No one believes what he’s been shoveling in these latest interviews about growing up and focusing on what’s important, especially when he’s toting around and sleeping with this –
He’s not going to change tho. GerBear has gotten away with saying one thing and doing another for so long, and he’s surrounded by “yes” people. I’m sure GerBear is getting slaps on the back from guys about Madalina Ghenea and that makes him feel young and powerful and important. That’s all he cares about so he’s not going to change even if it means turning off female fanbase which is his only fanbase really. I think GerBear’s vanity and arrogance will trump any other concerns that he has every day of the week.

Another Opinion @ 12/07/2012 at 11:43 am

I also think that he is on something because his current behavior reminds me of the way he was acting during the MGP promotion and Soccer Aid in May. As usual he is in denial and is surrounded by sycophants and handlers. The surfing accident, the stay in rehab, the movie flops, and the recent PR nightmare haven’t had any impact on him. DENIAL is as usual the name of the game. Looking at Butler’s evolution (or maybe lack of evolution) on personal level over the last years makes me feel pessimistic about the capacity of human beings to change.

Gerry Butler isn’t going to change. The kind of change that he’s been talking about in his latest interviews requires strength and Gerry is a very weak man. The proof is in the film and women he’s chosen to do. Gerard Butler is a man governed by the superficial and his impulses. Men like that don’t change.

Great tag line for PFK at the top of this page: “Tell us what you really want.” I wonder if GB was asked that question during any of his interviews.

thecareersovermate @ 12/07/2012 at 12:13 pm

@Whatev: he wasn’t called ‘gerard superficial butler’ by law school peers for no reason. No change on over 30 years then.

hate crepe hangers @ 12/07/2012 at 12:41 pm

Well, my daughter and I are going to PFK Saturday afternoon for a girls’ day out at the mall. We are both looking forward to the movie.

hehhehheh @ 12/07/2012 at 1:04 pm

@hate crepe hangers:
Well, love my job, since I’ve been bringing in $5600… I sit at home, music playing while I work in front of my new iMac that I got now that I’m making it online (Click on IT)

Does anyone remember if TBH got this much negativity when it came out? It was pretty bad but not this bad. I can’t imagine how bad PFK could be if it is worse than TBH.

TherealWhatshedonenow @ 12/07/2012 at 1:12 pm

Zoo Lander



Thank you for posting all those reviews.

Oh and the use of the word “wanker” by kids in this film.  It’s not good. Not good at all. In actual fact it’s disgusting. In the UK the word is not only very insulting. It is also very sexual. It can be used as a form of verbal abuse similiar to  ”ar*ehole”, or “sh*thead”.
But it also means… wait for it… a man who masturbates himself.  You also have the expression “wank me off”, which means a man who asks a woman or another man to give him a “hand job”. Jeez Butler is such an idiot That is a prime example why he should ever, ever produce films. Sloppy. Very very sloppy.


Icicycles @ 12/07/2012 at 1:26 pm


Love Jon Ham/m b/oner

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 2:02 pm

“What’s happened to Gerard Butler?

At one time, he was Hollywood’s most beloved bellower thanks to his ability to shout repeatedly about glory in “300.” He was starring in movies with Jennifer Aniston that weren’t very good, but generated a bit of media buzz because, you know, Aniston. And he was developing a strong set of female admirers, including quite a few who read this blog.

But this year, his movie choices have been abysmal. (“Spartans! Prepare for garbage!”)”

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 2:03 pm Managed to make it 20 blocks by cab to see the new Gerard Butler movie. 2pm showings are empty! #playingforkeeps

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 2:07 pm

“At this point, I’m positive Gerard Butler selects his scripts by blindfolded dart throw. There’s really no other way to explain why he, and a bevy of capable actresses, could be drawn to such a shallow, predictable hodgepodge of plasticized feelings and sitcom mechanics.”

Biel looks nice. The color really suits her. I prefer her without the blunt cut bangs.

In just about every picture in which they are together, Timberlake just looks so indifferent to her. I hope that I am mistaken.

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 2:36 pm

For UK fans: oh Gerard Butler fans had better watch The One Show on Monday as he is on it

#304: Sounds like a fun after party, lol. GB looked smokin’ hot in that suit; too cute to resist. Those fans he spoke to should have stole a kiss as well, you know as long as he was giving them out, lol.

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 2:48 pm

“ is filing a class action lawsuit on behalf of Dustin Rowles and the general moviegoing pubilic under the provisions of California Civil Code, Article 1, SECTION 3300-3322. We write to request relief as outlined in that statute. ” (rest on link)

TherealWhatshedonenow @ 12/07/2012 at 2:56 pm

They’ll suck up to him big time on the One show. His head will get even bigger after that. I’d love to see someone like Mark Kermode interview GB. Kermode would run rings around him. It would be really good to see an interview take him down a peg or two. That’s what he really needs.

ImaBigStar @ 12/07/2012 at 3:15 pm

Unless he’s completely delusional and doesn’t have internet access, I don’t see how he could still have a big head for much longer after the beatdown he’s been getting for the last 24 hours. I don’t think I’ve ever seen reviews this bad for a film, or an actor, ever. I’m sure it’s happened, but I’ve never seen it before. And to think, so many here believed PFK would do so much better than CM. What a bizarre turn.

food 4 thought @ 12/07/2012 at 3:15 pm

Interesting that he hasn’t shown up on Craig Ferguson’s show for the last couple of years. Craig has been supportive of him in the past. Wonder what happened, if anything, to erode that friendship?
I am struck by how personal some of these devastating reviews are toward GB. It would seem that the same shift of opinion shown by the former fans is reflected by the press. I would love to know what he is thinking today. Is he reflecting on this fail as a turning point, and a time to regroup, or is he just trying to decide which club to hit first tonight?

food 4 thought @ 12/07/2012 at 3:18 pm

Maybe he should do what Paul Newman once did – take out a full-page ad in Variety apologizing for participating in and producing such an awful film. It would be a start.

wiphoenix @ 12/07/2012 at 3:21 pm


To be realistic, he was 13 thirty years ago, though I agree he lacks empathy and that’s why he keeps choosing the roles he does, he only can relate to characters he portrays, not the other ones that bounce off of him. He seems to choose to portray himself. He should act and portray completely different people. His attitude reminds me of Charleston Heston, minus the enormous talent of Heston..

ImaBigStar @ 12/07/2012 at 3:25 pm

@food 4 thought: Yes, many of the slams seem very personal, don’t they? Perhaps his former fans aren’t the only ones who’ve had a change of heart about him. It sounds like he may have burned many a bridge in the last year or two. I’ve read several reviews that have even questioned whether he should have received credit for 300, and are blasting his whole career.

Hi there tgif, I hope some people see pfk. I will try to see it this weekend.

I’m not sure why CZJ even bothered this morning. It was embarrassing to watch. She was really struggling to find something to say about the film, and the clip they showed was just painful.

TherealWhatshedonenow @ 12/07/2012 at 3:45 pm


I wouldn’t bother financing his shallow lifestyle. There are better films out there. Why encourage him to be more of an idiot than he already is.

I think it’s down right ride for him to expect movie goers to spend their hard earned money for a bad movie. After all he sure wouldn’t pay for crap why should the public. In this economy people expect quality for their dollar.

Wait a week @ 12/07/2012 at 3:54 pm

@cupcake: You can save some bucks and it’ll be on dvd very soon.

food 4 thought @ 12/07/2012 at 3:56 pm

@CZJonGMA: Wow. Very pointedly avoided any mention of GB. Just said she had fun with Uma, and cast. She was actually happier discussing other things. These people are definitely distancing themselves from this film. Vargas, however, needs a bib when she mentions Gerard.

TherealWhatshedonenow @ 12/07/2012 at 4:02 pm


Of course it’s your choice. Absolutely. But think about it. Do you really want to encourage someone to behave like a chauvinistic, arrogant,  selfish ar*ehole? Because that’s what you are essentially doing by spending your hard earned money on him.  I would never intentionally spend money on an actor who deliberately makes women- particularly older women-  look so unworthy and pathetic.  

ImaBigStar @ 12/07/2012 at 4:07 pm

@food 4 thought: I noticed that. Are you getting a vibe that something happened between this bunch? The body language the other night and the way they are talking (or not talking) about the film and each other seems strained to me. The pictures from the premiere were really tense looking.

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 4:11 pm Just got a random call from a casting director to do a reading of a new play by Neil LaBute today at Gerard butler’s house. #WTFismylife

When I watched his latest interviews, it really seemed to me, that GB lost all respect for woman. Shame on him! He’s been raised by a strong lady, so wtf happened to him??? His mother has to have nightmares about a possible wedding of her son and the “Oh-I-want-to-keep-my-relationship-private-but-on-every-picture-of-me-and-gerry-i-look-directly-into-the-camera-what-a-coincidence” girl.
On the other hand I always think that it is no wonder that his ego doesn’t fit into a room anymore. When I hear all this girls screaming at the top of their voices just because he is entering the room at a late night show… OMG! Why do they do this??? That’s madness!!! … I mean, I’m not really surprised that this has an effect on GB and his ego. Thousands of woman screamed, collapsed and even started to cry, when they saw him for years. So I’m sorry to say this, but it is not surprising for me, that he now thinks that woman are easy to have and that he is the greatest. Ladies, in my opinion his behavior is digusting and embarrassing, but it’s “our” fault (or at least the one of all the screaming and nearly collapsing girls) that he has changed so much and is now what he is.

Plastic Fantastic @ 12/07/2012 at 4:13 pm

It’s like I said, fans/critics/blogs are pointing out his flaws in CHOICES, not his capability to act/improve. He can’t blame that or anything on anyone but himself in the long run. Not Mummy Maggie. Not Alan. Not his phew phantasizing phannies. Not even the women, no, GIRLS that HE BRINGS into his life.
He’s still 22 in maturity, and it’s clouding up his PROFESSIONAL life, big time (bump that he SAYS he’s matured).
He’s dating that age (20-something, manufactured, subservient thrid-tier panty models, get in line).
He speaking at that age (near death experience reduced to fodder, he even cussed on the red carpet with AJ on Extra while promoting this romcom/family flick).
He makes choices as if that age (in women, film choices, stringy bracelets, etc).
He RUNS AWAY as if that age (keep it moving and noisy with your bobble-headed yes men/women and your “bros” in tight formation, and life’s harder lessons will be voices passing in the wind, not shouting in your face as they need to be sometimes, then call it “adventure”)
Again, the 43 year old is NOT wearing the life of a 22 well anymore, so MAYBE it’s time to put away childish things. JMO.
I hope for a change in a positive/progressive direction for him (I want better for myself and ANYONE of you who WANTS IT AND WORKS FOR IT THEMSELVES, at ANY age/stage in their life). But if the last couple of years doesn’t at least *look* like critical mass in the guise of a mid-life crisis to him, then he’s blind, and purposely so. Again, that’s his CHOICE.
Have a good weekend, y’all…

TherealWhatshedonenow @ 12/07/2012 at 4:19 pm

All the actresses in that film who are chasing after GB are absolutely gorgeous – but much to Butler’s disdain, older women. And it’s being sold as mass market entertainment – worst of all a chick flick. Essentially, in PFK he’s sticking two fingers up at the very people who made his career, the phannies i.e older women.  

God Bless yoou all! @ 12/07/2012 at 4:35 pm

“All a man’s ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the LORD. Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.” – 2 Proverbs 16:2-3

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 4:35 pm Who reps Gerard Butler? Because that dog from THE ARTIST has a better agent. #drunk #MWRS #truth #hollywoodisdead

bodysnatcher @ 12/07/2012 at 4:35 pm Playing for Keeps was kind of dumb. The only good in it was the Gerard Butler/Jessica Biel/kid stuff. That should’ve been the whole movie.

thecareersovermate @ 12/07/2012 at 4:37 pm

@ImaBigStar: wasn’t there a rumour about something going on between him and CZJ that precipitated her breakdown, along with the other stresses of course, just after filming? If its not that, its his egotistic interference with the script , ruining the film. Whatever, it’d something he did that p*ssed all the women off.

she had a breakdown before filming PFK dealing with the stresses of Michael’s cancer and problems with one of his sons etc

Whatshedonenow @ 12/07/2012 at 5:12 pm

@GGG&@Plastic Fantastic

Totally agree


I think Butler pissses off most women who get to know him. That’s maybe why his number is up in HW

This is another review ….
“one of the worst romantic comedies I have ever seen” … “Misogynist” … well more and more of the same.

Run to India or Scotland! Get away from the media and holly-bollywood. And get rid of all those mirrors and models. Regroup. Think. Detox. Breathe. Then…

Fire Alan and get a new agent.
Humbly rebuild.

I didn’t realise that Gerry and CZJ are the same age. I could see him making a pass at her,she is one of the most beautiful woman in Hollywood IMO. He’s arrogant enough to think he’s better than Michael Douglas . I noticed she talked about her husbands battle with cancer and her own issues with OCD, not much about the film.

CZJ us a talented actress who has been in the business for a long time.

CZL is an oscar winner.

She is a professional, strong, intelligent woman.

work it out.

@Oh yeah: No, BH didn’t cause this much panic when it came out because he was given a pass for “Fingergate”. It also came out before anyone knew of his addictions and his lust for the married chick and helping to break up her marriage. No one knew for sure who he liked or dated because he had rarely been seen in public with anyone. That led to speculation that he was gay which I don’t believe. Many people still went to see the film probably because of Aniston, too.

Gerry has had years where his personal and private life was kept under wraps but he’s been exposed heavily in the past year and a half. You could see him chasing young college girls early on. Does anyone remember he went to some university (Michigan???) so he could yell “this is Sparta” and hang with the young chicks? He also went to Savannah GA to some college chasing other young women. Guys his age chasing 20 year old tail are nothing more than dirty old men. I think many had hints of this over the years but he was always given a pass because he said “I’m a bad boy with a good heart” or some such.

I think he functions purely on what Little Gerry tells him and nothing more. For someone who supposedly graduated law school at the top of his class, he’s not very bright. The latest news about him with his horrible interviews and his misogynistic statements makes me cringe. I can’t believe I actually liked this clod once. I really don’t see how he has many fans these days. I don’t go to the fansites so don’t know.

I don’t think he changed, he is just showing his truly self. He thinks the public is stupid, but nobody buys what he says in interviews anymore … that’s why many of his fans are starting to get tired of him (I am one of them, and I have been following him for 9 years). I don’t think I will pay to see this last movie.
“You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you can not fool all the people all the time.” Abraham Lincoln

@Wonderlust @ 12/07/2012 at 6:50 pm

I can only guess that most posters here were once fans and are disappointed in him now for one reason or another. Because of the internet and the ability to follow ones favorite actors so closely, people can obtain information a lot quicker and more prolific than years past. That’s the explanation I can best come up with for the general negativity here. Granted the recent movie coming out that is quickly dying on the vine as we speak doesn’t help much. I can’t help, but wonder if part of the negativity comes from preconditioned opinions. They say, that if a lie is told long enough soon everyone will believe it as truth whether there is any basis for fact involved at all. Granted Butler has a tendency of hanging himself out to dry without much effort these days. But, I sense that either, he didn’t turn out to live up to your idea of who he was or you just generally love to take the piz out of the guy for any inane reasons known only to you. Have the general public become so hateful and caustic to their fellow human beings or is this the new entertainment for some people? Because I see this everywhere on the internet. Like a lot of you I became a fan after POTO. My opinion of him has gone down in recent years because of his script choses. His personal life is of no interest to me, but I can see where it could influence the over all view of the guy. BUT, I don’t hate him like it a lot of the posters here seem to. Some are disappointed, some concerned. I can understand that. But, out and out hatred coming from many of you, I don’t get. It’s not like he’s your EX or someone who’s done you wrong. Why such vitriol for both him and each other? Strangers all. Has easy access to the internet and gossip sites like this one made us all so numb and cold inside? Not everyone is so negative, but almost 80% is. It would be the same thing if it was all sickeningly sweet overly positive opinions of him. And I get it that it’s a gossip site and free speech abounds here. This is JMO of course, unless someone has a better explanation for it all. I’ve read here for about a year now and it’s become so depressing that I will no longer read here for news info. I wish you all well and peace for a new year.

Gerard Butler, the Misogynist @ 12/07/2012 at 6:53 pm

Someone summed Gerry’s issues up really well earlier in the thread:
“Gerry is a grown man with all of the experiences of walking this earth, among all different kinds of people in different countries and cultures, for more than four decades under his belt. And after all of that he’s seen and supposedly learned, his mental and emotional match is a 24 year old girl?”
Gerard Butler’s lack of maturity and respect for women that attracts him to young girls for mutually superficial relationships instead of being attracted to really impressive and special women is the same lack of maturity and respect for women that kept him from understanding how insulting Playing for Keeps is to women.
A movie where two gorgeous women in their 40s are depicted as being desperate and sex-starved, pursuing a 40-something man who rejects them while he pursues his barely 30 year old ex-wife? While in reality, Gerard Butler doesn’t date women around his own age either, and continually goes back to the young models, currently dating a girl who he started sleeping with when she was just 23?
The fact that he couldn’t foresee how bad that would make him look just shows what little regard he has for women and how shallow he really is. Gerard Butler IS the douchebags in the romantic comedies he plays, and no matter what he says in interviews to try to distance himself from that behavior, his actions speak louder than those words.

@@wonderlust @ 12/07/2012 at 7:15 pm

The reasons why 80% of the comments are negative about him are because he lied about who he really is, and he sold out.

@@wonderlust @ 12/07/2012 at 7:21 pm

Actually it maybe running at about 95%

I don’t know about the other people, but in my case I honestly don’t care about his personal life. As I said before I have been following him from 9 years, but I had never read things in gossip sites like this until this year.
Why I am disappointed? 1) The movies he had chosen to make, and 2) what he revels of himself in interviews. The second point is not related with his personal life, but his statements as a public person (promoting his movies by doing interviews is considered part of his job). So why should we support the life style of this kind of people if we don’t agree with what they say? I think we could tolerate the second up to some point if at least he were doing good movies … but bad movies and bad attitude? I am sorry, but I would be really hypocrite in supporting him with his misogynistic attitude when I don’t allow that behavior in real life from anybody.

Oh for *beep* sake, Why do these Gerremlins keep creaming themselves into a defensive tizwoz over some weegie ******* walking around NYC with a girls handbag; Calls himself Hot Rod but my 76 year old arthritic granny could kick fûck of him and make him cry like a six year old girl; boring ******* of an actor and he speaks like a cûnt; he acts like he’s some precious gift to the entertainment world – doesn’t realize he’s a cûm-dumpster for second rate directors and shît scripts; always boasts about doing stunts, and then whines about how death defying they are on set – I always had to pretend I was listening to him blather on and on and fûcking on endlessly about how big he thinks his balls are. Hopefully one day the stunt will involve him getting hit by a fûcking juggernaut loaded with TNT and petrol and the whining will finally stop.

If there was a God up there and any justice in this shït shït world, this annoying perma-tanned cûnt would’ve been born with dwarfism, a stutter, chronic acne, trimethylaminuria and ginger hair.


You have met him then ? Some that have worked with him have said the same. He is not the man everyone thinks he is and is not the man he makes out to be.
His fan base is now slowly working this out and they are leaving.
The ride was fun and now its over.

PFK is no longer a 0% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It’s now 2%. Alan must have paid a critic.

SadStateOfAffairs @ 12/07/2012 at 8:12 pm

Didn’t GB once bemoan the dearth of intelligent, “substantive” women in Los Angeles? Thank goodness he found a 24-year-old underwear model (with a 9th grade education) to provide the intellectual stimulation he needs!

Icicycles @ 12/07/2012 at 8:20 pm

I get an icky feeling in my stomach every time I think of him kissing her hard lumpy lips. And that is suppose to feel sexy??

papermoon @ 12/07/2012 at 8:32 pm

What would be interesting is if MG’s movie did really well, and her career took off after that. While GB’s career went further down hill. I wonder if she would stay with him. Just have to wait and see what treasures 2013 will bring.

Perhaps that’s his plan B … promoting her so he can retire and live from the money she will get from her “work work work”. That would explain everything if he decide to marry her. ;-)

SadStateOfAffairs @ 12/07/2012 at 8:49 pm

Wait, is that GB’s loft? What are we looking at? (New to this site and the GB drama…) Looks like someone touching up her lipstick at Medieval Times…


Something is going on at GB’s loft today … check post #384

papermoon @ 12/07/2012 at 9:08 pm Kate with Gerry’s chandeliers… And many, many leather jackets.
This is another post from the same girl. Look how many F#@king jackets this man has. Two rackets full! Unbelievable!! What a clothing wh/ore. And I thought I was a shopaholic. Like my dad always says too much money and no brains.

Icicycles @ 12/07/2012 at 9:08 pm


Looks rather OCD.

SadStateOfAffairs @ 12/07/2012 at 9:11 pm


papermoon @ 12/07/2012 at 9:17 pm

@Icicycles: The more I learn (from reading and seeing interviews) about GB. I find the MG and GB seem to be very well matched. A couple of children that are only truly happy when they hear the sound of applause.

Lord Love a Duck @ 12/07/2012 at 9:34 pm

Lolita, did you get to see PFK’s? Saw it today and liked it very much. Jessica Beil was good as well as Noah.

Lord Love a Duck @ 12/07/2012 at 9:40 pm

Lolita, Forgot to say that Gerry was very good. Guessing you would have taken that for granted. Tender and poinant moments. Ducky.

@Lord Love a Duck @ 12/07/2012 at 9:54 pm

Glad you like misogynistic films. Next time don’t  bother going to see one of  Butler’s movies, just hang around one of his premiers and throw the  dollars at him, while squealing  and swooning like a teenager. 


Don’t you have built-in or walk-in wardrobes for ALL your jackets?

@**: No room for jackets cause of ALL of my shoes.

@Lord Love a Duck:
Glady you enjoyed it Duckie, I’m still gonna go see Life of Pi tomorrow. PFK’s has gotten so many bad reviews, perhaps I’ll takein a matinee on Sunday. I hate paying money only to dislike the movie. The story line reminds me of Jim Carrey’s “Liar Liar”.

Ist’n it strange that he keeps his jackets in the dining room?? I’m just guessing its the Dining room based on the chandelier.

SouthernBelle @ 12/07/2012 at 10:21 pm

Latest Neil Labute play. Is Jerry heading for broadway or maybe MG’s doing the reading at his loft. See link below:

If you google GB loft and Architect Digest Magazine (I think that’s what it’s called) you can see what some of the loft looks like. Apparently, the second floor of the loft is unfinished, so I figure that he will be turning it into a HUGE walk-in closet for MG’s and his clothing. LOL

@Gerdy: That was fun y, you made me laugh. So you knew him and he’s a self congratulatory douche, is he?

Celebrities sometimes drive me NUTS! Especially ones who moan & groan about “privacy”. Why is Butler allowing strangers(I think that actress who went to the casting for example, maybe others also)to take photos inside his loft? I mean, doesn’t that strike anyone else as strange?? This is HIS private space that is being used for a “casting/reading” and people, possibly strangers are just taking pics and posting to their twitter accounts?!…maybe he approved of it but then he ought to STFU about his privacy because you can’t get much more “private” than one’s home(This is different to when the magazine did the feature on his place)… As a celeb I would have been confiscating strangers digital devices when they entered even if I knew about & approved of the reading/meeting. I have come to believe that many peeps who CLAIM to hate having their privacy being invaded only do that because they keep secrets & tell lies but in truth they really love the attention, otherwise why do this sort of thing? Maybe he just is an exhibitionist?

Maybe??? At least 5,000 have done him, he really should. Been in porn, he missed his calling.


I love your post.

GerBear's Shallow Musings @ 12/07/2012 at 11:19 pm

Yeah, maybe my movies are vapid tripe.
And yeah, maybe the theaters are empty.
And yeah, maybe I date trollops who are easy to get with my fame and cash.
And yeah, maybe my current girlfriend wasn’t alive when I started studying law.
And yeah, maybe she was only something like 9 when my first movie came out.
And yeah, maybe Leo DiCaprio did her first.
And yeah, maybe his movies are a lot better and more successful than mine.
And yeah, maybe most people don’t recognize her when she’s not in a bra and thong.
But dude, I’ve totally got chandeliers and a crapload of leather jackets.
And struggling actresses are totally impressed by it.
So I still rule.
As Charlie Sheen would say, WINNING!
Charlie Sheen is my hero.
I think I’ll get “What Would Charlie Do?” tattooed on my butt.
That would rule.

Just saw Daniel Day Lewis in Lincoln. What a role! He was very good. Life of Pi and Skyfall were great prior weeks. Everyone in the theaters was passing over PFK. Next in Anna Karenina.

Rather see Law, Craig, Lewis than Butler act.

The reason why Gerry’s clothes are hanging in his dining room is because he had to make room in his closet for Maddie’s clothes.


he doesn’t have a good enough body to be an exhibitionist.

from saptrap:
HIS private space

Trying to figure it out @ 12/07/2012 at 11:56 pm

I gave up reading the reviews being posted here, it was getting too depressing.

One T.V. reviewer I watched tonight gave it 1/2 star, he couldn’t stoop to giving it zero stars because Uma Thurman was in it.

So is Gerry now thinking about Broadway? And why have the readings in his pad? Seems very strange to me.

he’s not that attractive. that’s why he’s single. well, not for long it seems.

So is his appearance on “Chelsea Lately” this coming Monday (12/10) live or pre-recorded?

@Trying to figure it out:

Maybe he is producing a play? Or could he be making a play into a movie?

Pre-recorded. He taped Chelsea a week ago.

Trying to figure it out @ 12/08/2012 at 1:01 am

Well, those two suggestions would certainly be interesting. Neil LaBute is directing his new play; perhaps GB wants to produce the first one?

Question? @ 12/08/2012 at 2:07 am

Thanks for answering my question, upnext.

Gerry was seen leaving a hotel Wednesday morning on his way to his GMA appearance. I guess he’s using his loft for storage and as a work space/office these days. I don’t think he’s sleeping at the loft. He’s probably enjoying the room service at a posh hotel. This guy’s living expenses must be crazy high.

a good idea @ 12/08/2012 at 2:32 am

someone should write a script where the guy doesn’t get the girl in the end. the end. it would be a good lesson for spoil sports to learn to cry. guys cry when their favorite team loses a big game. it shoudl ahve that feel to it. walk out sad and crying. that would be a good movie.

a good idea @ 12/08/2012 at 2:34 am

no losing the girl out of a technicality…like death for example. not fair. most people lose at love over and over a whole lot until they finally win.

a good idea @ 12/08/2012 at 2:36 am

i bet it would win an award.

Nox Returns is 49 @ 12/08/2012 at 4:47 am

He moved his jacket collection out of his closet and he and Freddy moved in.

When two gay men are sharing a loft, they have a lot of clothing between them.

thecareersovermate @ 12/08/2012 at 4:55 am

@Alina: mmm, even the cast don’t know which genre they’re in. Jackof all trades, apparently master of none.

exit stage right @ 12/08/2012 at 5:02 am

oh gawd now he has girls read scripts in his loft

what a producer…chandeliers and red velvet casting couches for everyone

“cue the boa feathers and snap a photo ronnie,
its gonna be a wild night”

thecareersovermate @ 12/08/2012 at 5:10 am

2% critic versus 79% audience approval?
Either the phannies are out in force,or there’a campaign amongst professional reviewers to diss Gerry out of HW. The sheer volume of negative film and personal reviews…… By gum he’s irrevocably p*ssed off the industry.
What blind is going to emerge in future years as explanation???

Nox Returns is 49 @ 12/08/2012 at 5:11 am

@exit stage right: His roomie Freddy is the one holding the casting calls for his plays.

” . . . I’ve never in my life been mean or discourteous to a woman…” Gerard Butler 

Yeah right. Tell that to all the women you’ve cheated on and have been too ashamed to be seen with in public. Tell that to Jennifer Aniston – finger buttgate?  Tell that to Brandi Glanville. Oh and take another look at your latest crappfest – PFK. What a sleazebag

thecareersovermate @ 12/08/2012 at 5:38 am

You forgot the one he dumped in live tv by revealing she was one of four, the ones he has boasted moved out of his home without him noticing, and the married woman convinced to leave her husband for him because he was less than honest in what he said. Or the professional women such as casting agent Sue Jones, and Christine whatever her name whose professional contacts he used to lever into HW during phantom.

bodysnatcher @ 12/08/2012 at 6:14 am

@exit stage right:
“oh gawd now he has girls read scripts in his loft

what a producer…chandeliers and red velvet casting couches for everyone”


Absolutely PMSL! You couldn’t make this cra.p up if you tried. Well, you probably could and no doubt GB would be snapping your arm off to “star” in it.
Hope this reading wasn’t for the benefit of his “girlfriend”. Though I guess one of them’s got to find some work to keep them in the lifestyle they crave.

I like this article … this movie is not only a bad model role for women but also for men.

“Feminism has given women a way to deconstruct idealized images on screen, to understand the media’s manipulation of bodies, desire, and jealousy as both political and aggressive. Men, though, haven’t developed the same analytical resources.” “men on screen are rarely seen as bad role models, or good role models. They’re just more or less attractive fantasies.”

“George is an insultingly low standard. Which is all the more reason that husbands, fathers, women, and everyone else should resent being told—in this film and in general—that we should root for this loser. Reformation is great, but I get really tired of hearing that responsibility and faithfulness only really count if you screwed up and screwed around first. Infidelity is not a necessary prelude to masculine maturity, and sports, despite hundreds of films and thousands of beer commercials, just has nothing to do with being a man.”

“If fidelity and responsibility were what mattered, Matt would get the happy ending. But he hardly ever does.” “the film gives him no abs to speak of, no soccer skills, and the personality of a stump. Stacie tells George at one point that Matt makes her laugh, but we never see him do so—nor do we ever see Matt interacting in any but the most perfunctory way with Lewis. Matt’s not world-famous. He keeps his **** in his pants. He involves himself in the day-to-day tasks of raising a child. Ergo, he’s boring and no one could possibly care about him. Let’s go watch George do something sexily irresponsible again!”

Excellent article. Thanks for posting!

Did you read the comments under that article? They’re really interesting too.

i haven’t seen the movie and won’t. i’m cheap. and i know what i like. i’m not gonna waste my money on some phoney baloney story that glorifies arseho-les.

bodysnatcher @ 12/08/2012 at 8:25 am

“Not Dove Family Approved

Dove Worldview:
This is a movie with a warm “feel good” ending and features a good story. It’s unfortunate that the film contains a few items which drive it over the top of our acceptability level for family-friendly viewing.

The story includes themes of the importance of family and responsibilities but the sexual situations and innuendos not to mention the use of a “Da*n you” by a character halts this one short of receiving our Dove Seal for family-friendly viewing.”

Ok this seems more like a GB thread than a JT&JB thread…. but I’ll get right to my point…. like I said before GB is so done and he doesn’t even know it. He might crash some H-wood events, do a couple of talk shows or whatever, but his career has gone down the crapper… and who the hell cares about that Madalina chick anyways?… she’s even more crap than GB.
P.s. don’t hope for any of his feauture movies doing well at the box-office because they will all bomb!!

Terrible Twos @ 12/08/2012 at 8:32 am

Just had to chime in. I’m surprised at how horrible the reviews are for PFK? Lately reviews have been leaning towards overly positive just to get butts in the seats. The ones I’m reading have been brutal. OMG

recasting the truth @ 12/08/2012 at 8:56 am

if this film was honest it would show mexican because those are the real soccer stars. white guys dont’ rate in soccer. it also fits the bad boy image drumbeat because mexicans are in gangs of drug dealers and cholos. they beat their wives/kids and get arrested for domestic violence.
the ones who have this bad boy mentality are in fact criminals. they are nuts if they think society actually prefers them over law abiding citizens.

angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 8:56 am

@Terrible Twos:

The movie is pretty good. I saw it last night. The theater was about half full, so not too bad. Lots of teens which I thought was kind of weird. You could tell everyone was enjoying the movie. I went with a group of 5 girls making this our girls night out dinner and a movie. I’m the only Gerry fan so they obliged me. They all liked it. Gerry is good in it and I thought to myself it’s a typical romcom. It was entertaining which is all it wanted to be. No one for a minute thought this would ever be Oscar worthy. Bottom line it was a relaxing fun atmosphere of a movie with a few teary moments. The characters were fun and the story was believable. I give it 3/5 stars. There is no way it deserves the drubbing the critics are giving it.

Side note: My neighbors and my sister and her husband went to see Lincoln and said it was boring and was not the movie they expected from the trailers. Sure DDL was amazing, but after awhile ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ.

I still think that many many critics play follow the leader.

the pfk team probably wants it to bomb at the theatre for tax purposes. they probably paid off the critics to diss it. it will get run on cable and have its direct influence on impressionable young minds there.

recasting the truth @ 12/08/2012 at 9:10 am

gb doesn’t have the body of a soccer player.

recasting the truth @ 12/08/2012 at 9:11 am

well a star soccer player
look at the bodies of soccer stars. quite different from gb’s.
even their skin color is different.

from dove review @ 12/08/2012 at 9:20 am

“a married woman attempts to seduce a man but he refuses her advances; ”
that would be because married women don’t have a right to cheat in a man’s view….but in this male writer’s view married men do have the right.
glad we live in the year 2012 and not 1993.

from dove review @ 12/08/2012 at 9:27 am

“a former athlete talks about once standing in a locker room nayked before a qu-een.”
qu-een musta been g-ay. even if it was implied the qu-een was a woman. qween is euphemism for g-ay and only a g-ay man would be in a locker room. true royalty would never be in a locker room with a nayked men.

@blake: His career is over unless he starts signing up for minor roles. He can’t be a leading man and I’m not sure he ever was one. I think he must be bucking Alan or Jeremy at every turn, that is if the offers are coming in. I suspect his well is drying up now.

from dove review @ 12/08/2012 at 9:29 am

gerry sandusky
had to say it

from dove review @ 12/08/2012 at 9:33 am

with gb as the producer, he gets a bigger than normal piece of the pie overall. that might be an explanation for the tension amongst the cast according to pics interpretations. he gets the bulk of the take…probably 60%….he and jessica biel could use the tax loss as a write off since they make so much moolah.

from dove review @ 12/08/2012 at 9:35 am

uma also gets the tax write off being married to arpad who is a billionaire.
see—sometimes there’s a reason for bad awful movies. tax write off for the wealthy.

from dove review @ 12/08/2012 at 9:39 am

i wonder if he files a tax return in the us…if so, i’d like to be the spy who gets to read it.

bodysnatcher @ 12/08/2012 at 10:18 am

“The only wide release film this weekend is the treacly Millenium’s Playing For Keeps which should have run on Lifetime instead of in 2,837 theaters from FilmDistrict. The melodrama debuted to only $2.1M Friday, prompting LA radio host Peter Tilden to snark that box office stars should at least be able to open their movies to numbers higher than their home prices. Ouch! Gerard Butler needs to rethink his sinking career with this bomb expected to gross only $6.0M this weekend for at best #6th place.”

@Old article: I’ve seen that second interview before. Good to know that there is hilarious proof to the thousand of jacket statement. I know it’s his money and he can purchase what he likes. I just find it funny. Celebrities always make me laugh, especially Gerry. I’m just surprised that he would have a reading in his apartment and not a hotel, like with other things. I wonder if MG will have a part in the play.

bodysnatcher @ 12/08/2012 at 10:25 am Official Friday domestic estimate: $2.125 million for PLAYING FOR KEEPS from 2,837 locations. Location avg. = $749.

bodysnatcher @ 12/08/2012 at 10:27 am ‘Playing for Keeps’ earns $2.1M on Friday, and somehow, I’m slightly impressed. Can it break $6M for the weekend?! #GerardButlerstandards

misogyny is not romantic @ 12/08/2012 at 10:30 am

let this be a lesson to all.

misogyny is not romantic @ 12/08/2012 at 10:35 am

I liked This is War with reese witherspoon. take that!

misogyny is not romantic @ 12/08/2012 at 10:37 am

correction: This Means War

@ angelsrock

I get so tired of  women like you.  Why do you insist on financing the feckless lifestyle of this mess of a man and then wring your hands when it’s continually shown to you that he’s turning into a complete basket case.  Don’t you understand it’s people like you who encourage him to be even more of a delusional, misogynistic shitt than he already is. Spare me the lame apathetic, immature,   cop out comment, ” what he does in his private life has nothing to do with me. I’m just interested in his films “. It  makes you look even more foolish. You are saying is hey I am ok with financing the lifestyle of a publicly known vain, pill popping, emotionally disturbed, movie star who has no problem making an awful film about how stupid, dumb and ****** me and my friends are, because he’s just so cute. Jeeez.

Lord Love a Duck @ 12/08/2012 at 11:24 am

@angelsrock: Hello gal, I saw it yesterday too and liked it very much. I thought GB did an excellent job, lots of tender moments.
Posted before to Lolita and got thumbed down so hoping she sees this and got to go as well. Hope you are doing well and nice to see a familiar face.
For the comments about GB’s jacket wardrobe, no doubt he does not buy his jackets or any other articles of clothing. Clothes, tuxes, even cars are given to celebrities as part of their advertising. As you see in jj pix. All of his clothing is part of advertising.
I don’t understand all the horrid posting here. No one really knows what goes on in his private life and assumed that he is some horrid person. I don’t recognize any of the posters anymore either. Very sad and haven’t quite figured it out, although no spending to much time trying to. To hateful to be healthy reading all the toxic comments and passing over the crap and sarcasm.

bodysnatcher @ 12/08/2012 at 11:29 am ‘Playing for Keeps’ earned a 0% on RottenTomatoes, but a B+ from CinemaScore audiences.

Though I support your right to see what you want, I don’t think I’m gonna waste my money and time on this one. What parent do you know would teach his kid to cuss in public at this little boys age? None that I know of. Basically wanker is a cuss word in British language at the very least its meaning is not something I would want my children to think of. No doubt Gerry thought this was “cute” behavior but its inappropriate at any age. I thank god that Gerry doesn’t have kids, the world doesn’t need any more screwed up a anoxious children who lack respect for others.
I agree with you about Lincoln, it does look like a snoozer. I deeply appreciate everything Lincoln did for this country but I’ve already read the history books a hundred times, I’ve even seen his childhood home in Illinois, I’ve been to Gettysburg. I don’t need Hollywood putting its glorified spin on it.

Whatshedonenow @ 12/08/2012 at 11:46 am

Sorry but I gotta say it.  GB is sticking two fingers up at the phannies like angelsrock  and Lord love a Duck with this film, and they are taking it right up their proverbials, because they think he’s pretty.  It is really kind of “stepford wifey”  how they gently cluck about his  sleazy behaviour, then start praising him for just smiling, being hunky and having a Scottish accent.  

@Lord Love a Duck:
I noticed they really thumbed your comment to Duckie, I think Gerry has made alot of enemies and they re coming out of the closet. Like I said to Angel I will always support a persons right and freedom to see what they want. However there are just to many bad reviews on this one. Either way ‘ll see it when it comes out on DVD but I reserve my movie money for the really good ones. I can’t wait for the Hobbit and Les Miserables. I do think CM was a good movie but this one just looks so cliche. Hope you have a good weekend!!

Cookie Dough @ 12/08/2012 at 12:09 pm


I gotta say i agree with you there was a time where i would give him the benefit of the doubt but hes just got from bad to worse and has appeal and charm is so fake now that even though i try not dislike him i cant help myself. I just watched a recent interview where a female presenter asks about casting all the actresses and how beautiful they are etc and did u choose them etc and he said ‘well you’d rather have a beautiful woman throw themselves at you than an ugly ones’

Im sorry but what gives him the right to call anyone ugly and his fans may consisist of youn, old, fat, skinny average all kinds of ppl. So shows how shallow he is that he will dismiss someone not based on their character and personality but the way they look. Everyone is gods creation and no one has the right to call anyone ugly if they dont look a specific type

@Lord Love a Duck:
I think you don’t recognize the posters here because this is supposed to be a JB and JT thread. People who come here to read about JB/JT very soon find out that people are actually talking about GB, and decide to give their opinions. If you check post #6 in the first page you can see it has 106 thumbs up, that number of thumbs is unusual in any of the recent GB threads!
This give us an idea of what people think outside the GB usual posters club. But of course, this is JJ, if you go to another sites perhaps the situations is different…
I think PFK is going to have different reception from the public in different countries, perhaps it will make it just fine in Spain or Italy, but I don’t think it will have good reception in the nordic countries (considered to be the least sexist countries of the world).

Suggestion @ 12/08/2012 at 12:22 pm

The less discussion of mg, the sooner she’ll find another man to hang on.
Don’t let your energy feed her

@TeaCakes: I don’t think his ego will let him sign up for minor roles. He still thinks he’s the “man of the hour” .

@papermoon: Are you telling me after the almost two years it took for this interior decorator Elvis whatever to finish the loft before Gerry moved in it isn’t finished. Wonder how many millions this guy suckered Gerry out of. Good luck on the resale. Maybe he can find a former Phantom.

Crystal Ball @ 12/08/2012 at 12:40 pm

Ever heard the old adage, “You reap what you sow?” Butler has flittered away opportunities that very few aspiring actors ever have. He’s taken short cuts most of his life. A little charm here, a little wink there…I think we’re all watching his career appear to suddenly decline. In truth it has been happening slowly and most certainly…just like bankruptcy. I just don’t think he’s as smart and calculating as he thinks he is…classic narcissist. It will be everyone else’s fault for his own self-inflicted demise.

That is all.

@big apple: I cannot remember what interview he said that he still had plans for the second story and the terrace. I think that in one interview with Craig Fergison he said that it was several years before he was actually living in the loft. I guess that we can add procrastination to the long list of Gerry traits. Makes me wonder if he will ever get married. To this or anyone.

Just a sec.... @ 12/08/2012 at 12:47 pm

I think GB makes movies based on what he likes and suits him rather than what the masses what like PFK is just so far fetched and cringe worthy what makes him think every womans dream is to hook up with him pleaseeee some ppl are so delusional like him that think aslong as im good-looking il get away with anything!! And thats where his delusional fans come in that sugar coat every bad his does.

Douche/s and misogynistic men are always born when silly women with no insight turn a blind eye to everything they do just because he’s cute or handsome and will overlook their faults making them even more bad. PFK is just that and thats why its getting bad reviews does he seriously think by kicking a football it makes him a good father, he says he loves his wife but you womanize and when things are not good in your life your turn to them…I just think if george dryer was still successful and had money would he still come to make amends i think not…In real life he talks about as if theyre a little adventure and he can play soccor and travelling etc having kids is about sacrafice and hard work like being there and upbringing them in a safe postive enviroment he’s so off the mark its unbelievable

I think woman are attracted to the concept of bad boy image lost soul but truth is they lack depth, and character that if you was a true woman with substance you would run for the hills i know i would

big apple @ 12/08/2012 at 1:09 pm

Or at best you would see the bad boys as they see most women, good for a fling but not for a ring, hit it and quit it. I am a germaphobe so I’d be reluctant to hit it and quit it even then.

Matthew 12:33, 35 @ 12/08/2012 at 1:13 pm

Either make the tree good, and his fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: FOR THE TREE IS KNOWN BY HIS FRUIT…A good man out of the good treasure of the HEART bringeth forth good things…

“You are saying is hey I am ok with financing the lifestyle of a publicly known vain, pill popping, emotionally disturbed, movie star who has no problem making an awful film about how stupid, dumb”

Then you are talking about half of Hollywood. Your choice of entertainment should be limited to … play with your pets.

Whatshedonenow @ 12/08/2012 at 1:20 pm

@Just a sec

I agree. That’s why I find women like angelsrock and Lord love a Duck so disheartening and depressing.  They are obviously lovely, kind hearted women but they want so badly to see the positive in GB, that it becomes negative.  It’s like watching a loving but slightly daft mum stoically defend her decison to spoil her child rotten, because she doesn’t want to see her beautiful baby unhappy.  Kind of tragic.

Gotta say @ 12/08/2012 at 1:25 pm


What happens here at JJ on a daily basis is tragic.

Whatshedonenow @ 12/08/2012 at 1:33 pm

Oh year

I know … but it’s relative  isn’t it.  If I have been made well aware that a  blatant misogynist has made a dodgy film. I ain’t gonna hand over my hard earn money to see it. I don’t pay money to see Roman Polanski or Woody Allen films for example. Maybe you have no problem doing that, I don’t know.

Lord Love a Duck @ 12/08/2012 at 1:44 pm

@Emily: I wanted to see it for myself and make my own judgement call. Just felt I needed to do that and not sorry in the least. Hard for me to post any more, seems that I end up getting a lecture on my opinion. To much in a good mood to let it bother me today. Making Christmas and having a good time doing so. Thanks for your reply and have a great weekend too. Ducky

@Mmmmmmm: That was way to funny. I thought I was on the wrong thread and had to go back and look it up. Had a good laugh over that one. Dare I mention the word “philogynist”. A certain thumber for sure. Happy Christmas to all jjers! Ducky

time to ask... @ 12/08/2012 at 1:47 pm

@angelsrock: Well done!! You went to see it and now have your own opinion, that’s more real than the majority around here.
There are so many types of art and so many different tastes. If people don’t want to see it, then they should just skip it, but why spend so much time surrounded by so much negativity?…Will it hurt Gerard? It might, if he lets it, I personally think that it will hurt the ones with the bad wishes more!
I’ve learn that a good critic should always use a positive message at the end. After all….isn’t the intention to help or teach something?…

Strawberry @ 12/08/2012 at 2:06 pm

@time to ask…:

I dont think ppl here are spiteful or delibretely nasty they are just giving constructive critisim which is healthy i just dont get it if you do something good you will be praised and applauded but if youve done someting crap i think you should admit it and have the guts to start assessing your vision and choices next time. And its not just this thread all the reviews are negativeall the tweets are negative and they are the general public. I dont think there is such thing as a bad critic but just professional constructive like a teacher or professor would mark an essay or exam

You cant just give good marks because its your fav student, you have to make them realise there is more revision to do to get good grades simple! And in this recession ppl are struggling to buy xmas gifts so its unfair for ppl to see something thats been repeated 1000 times over n over and i dont see no poistive message except that if your a hot man doesnt matter if you screw up youl’l be taken back, and true moral or message wouldve been she marry the other nice guy and he realising cherishing what you have otherwise you’l loose it forever and men and guys will actually think twice before abadoning their wife and baby

Whatshedonenow @ 12/08/2012 at 2:11 pm

@ Time to ask..

True, but alas a realist acknowledges sometimes a stick is more useful than a carrot.

Untamable Shrew @ 12/08/2012 at 2:15 pm

@????:Finger buttgate?LOL!

Terrible Twos @ 12/08/2012 at 2:25 pm

Thanks for the people who responded to my post. There were a bunch so I will just address everyone. I don’t know where to find objective and unbiased reviews anymore. :-( I’ve been burned following the hype to the theater and coming out thinking, ‘What in the world? How could anyone call that great?’ And then movies that slip past my consciousness, I end up renting on DVD for the hell of it and thinking, ‘OMG, how come more people didn’t see/talk about this when it came out? This is awesome.’
TBH, I was surprised PFK got summarily dismissed across the board because it has quite a group of decent actors in it. Thanks for saying it was at least enjoyable. I’ve heard the same about Lincoln, that DDL is great but people were bored watching it. The only person I know that loved it is a history buff. Go figure. Now, I wait a few weeks before a film is released to decide if I want to have a go in the theater or wait for it to come out on a rental. I take to searching twitter or talking to my friends because I feel that reviews are largely unreliable these days. It’s getting BAD. You would think people wouldn’t want to risk their professional reputation and give honest and fair critiques? Oh well, I give up trying to fight it. I just hope when I enter a theater nowadays I’ve chosen something that I can at the very least enjoy and be entertained. If it is mind-blowing or thought provoking or Oscar worthy or distinguished in originality then that is a bonus for sure. I don’t expect that from PFK, obviously, but I’m not sure it’s the load of crap people are making it out to be.

misogyny is not romantic @ 12/08/2012 at 2:36 pm

Brokeback Mountain is better than misogynist pfk

Blind reveal today on Crazy Days & Nights about Butler and Aniston dating back to 2008. Apparently Bytler was hunting her booty long before that garbage film in 2010.

Untamable Shrew @ 12/08/2012 at 2:38 pm

I had to go to the dentist office yesterday,and what do I see?Gerard’s Butler Men’s Journal.Lol.I picked it up to read of course.And I immediately thought of you posters-these threads.Two years ago if I came upon Butler material ect…I would been so thrilled.After reading the article,I was like meh…..He really is in it just for fame and money.That’s it.When someone shows you who they are believe it.He double talks, his girlfriend does the same.The poster who said he’s on a 24 age level rings true.He can’t fool most of his fans anymore.Time for Mr.Butler to pay the piper.

September 17, 2008

#2 – I don’t know if this B+/A- heart throb actor is dating this B- list film actress with A+ name recognition, but it didn’t stop them from having sex in a limo on the way to a film. Just wondering if the driver got photos.

Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston

Untamable Shrew @ 12/08/2012 at 2:50 pm

@misogyny is not romantic: Omg!Lol.After reading Men’s Journal Of GB,that came to my mind for some reason.Especially seeing him on the back of his guy friend’s jet ski.I know I’ll get red thumb down for this,and I’m not trying to start anything.Lots of things don’t add up.

I honestly doubt they had sex. its just promo for the bounty hunter.
you people will believe anything tabloids say…you’re so pathetic…
there are martians in them thar hills and there are ufo’s living in the ocean

Untamable Shrew @ 12/08/2012 at 2:59 pm

@@CDAN: Gerry’s comment Jen’s a boring lay,hmmm if there’s any truth to it-funny he’s bored with all these women.

Untamable Shrew @ 12/08/2012 at 3:01 pm

@@CDAN: Oh I see.You want to bait people to tell how stupid they are.You so clever.

if he says she’s boring…it means they didn’t have sex and to leave her alone. or else it means she turned him down and you should leave her alone.
get the message>>>>….leave her alone

Untamable Shrew @ 12/08/2012 at 3:10 pm

@@CDAN: No.I don’t get double talk.I’ll just move on now.

hugh grant had sex in the back of a limo with a prostitute while he was involved with estee lauder hottie

this is a message from the rehashed cow slop at the ranch…thank you for eating our bull$****…rehashed and warmed over just for you, dear readers.

@@CDAN: you’re likely representative of the same group who couldn’t believe Butler was nailing the Romanian undies model. Sorry, but your fantasy and his reality don’t operate in the same plane. Be a fan if you want, but stop enabling.

i know $hit when i smell it
i read you are into g-ay cowboys DAN

don’t expect me to eat $hit and like it.
i have expensive tastes.

I’m sorry, but MG is never ever 24. I’m 28 and I look like a teenager in comparison to her. But okay, maybe some parts of her body are 24…

But to be honest, I don’t think the age difference is a big problem. I know some couples where this really worked out. Depends on the personality of the partners, especially the younger one. Maybe she’s really “grown up”. At least she’s very experienced: Leo Di Caprio, Adrien Brody…

The bigger problem is the fluctuation of girls and the way he talks about women in general.

God Bless yoou all! @ 12/08/2012 at 3:34 pm

“The Lord will guide you always; He will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.” – Isaiah 58:11

There was a wright guess to the Blind:

September 28, 2008 at 7:42 am

it’s gerard butler and jen aniston Sillyme

food 4 thought @ 12/08/2012 at 3:48 pm

@wow: I remember rumors about them during the Toronto Film Festival a year or two before they filmed BH. It’s gross no matter when it happened. It was obvious she wanted to do a film with him – maybe that’s how she talked him into it. I always had the impression, marketing aside, that she was kind of into him. He always emphatically denied that they were involved, but I’m sure that didn’t rule out a quicky in a limo.
He’s a woman-loathing oinker IMO, and this latest movie reflects that. He needs to go away now. He’s done.

@food for thought @ 12/08/2012 at 3:55 pm

would he be buddy buddy with brad pitt if he actually slept with his ex wife?
they are all part of plan b and you just eat it up…look at the jj sidebar….when are the rumors going to start that gb slept with vanessa and katie holmes too?

@food 4 thought:
“Lainey Gossip reports that Jennifer Aniston, 39, was seen getting pretty cosy with rough and tumble heartthrob Gerard Butler, 38, at the Toronto Film Festival over the weekend.”

@food 4 thought:
Well, it seems that his gf is not the only one that should be accused of sleeping her way to get famous … perhaps he is fine with that because he has been doing exactly the same thing.

food 4 thought @ 12/08/2012 at 4:16 pm

@Nanu: No doubt about it. He has admitted that he was dating the casting director of the stage version of “Coriolanus” when he got a part in it.

I agree with you….men do tend to be more guilty when it comes to sleeping their way to the top to get famous. Have you seen Bel Ami with Robert Pattinson?

MG should watch out for gb now that it looks like she might be the breadwinner in that relationship. women who are models should only date wealthy men. they make more money than men do.

men are such golddiggers….they flock around the top models not just for looks and fame but also MONEY!
sounds like gerry is a materialistic type. they always go for image.

He got his role in the POTO thanks to JS, who insisted on casting him for the role even before knowing he could actually sing. That just make me wonder … LOL!

can you tell me who js is?

Ana Bella @ 12/08/2012 at 4:42 pm

it’s so good comment:
KERRI says:
September 11, 2008 at 4:10 pm
@Sara and Pamela: Agree 2,000%. Right on the money!

As for Gerard, he likes his ladies and he has a long way to go before his appetite has been sated. IF the time comes when he does find “The One”, I’m sure she will be a very young lass. (Scottish, I know).

thecareersovermate @ 12/08/2012 at 4:47 pm

@@Nanu: Joel shumacker (sp)., film director/producer. What about gay activist Berkoff?

Ana Bella @ 12/08/2012 at 4:47 pm

@Ana Bella:
this comment was from Lainey Gossip reports JA and GB

Berkoff was who gave him his first role in Coriolanus, isn’t it? They worked together in Attila as well.

Sick pups @ 12/08/2012 at 4:57 pm

Wow! The snark is knee deep in here these days. Reminds me of the toothless old hags at the french revolution eager to watch the rich people get guillotined. What did he do join a terrorist’s commune?

Butler should get out quick before someone takes a pot shot at him for making a slew of bad films maybe.

Question from all the beautiful snarks here, do you go to other sites and spread sunshine or is Butler the only outlet for your bad day/bad month/bad year?

thecareersovermate @ 12/08/2012 at 4:59 pm

@Nanu: yes, I know.
We were talking about sleeping your way to the top.
Like @nanu, u was implying something without putting it out there for debate in a libellous form. It’s something I wondered for a long, long time.

@Sick pups: You should read the stuff on the latest rihanna thread – way worse

@Sick pups:
Hahaha … you just take it too seriously mate! I don’t understand why people get so annoyed when people make jokes about celebrities … Have you ever thought that people may come here just for entertainment and not with malicious intentions?. GB himself do that kind of things sometimes in interviews and then says “It’s a joke!”. Should we get mad at him for making such a jokes?

Gerard Butler's Fans @ 12/08/2012 at 5:34 pm

They’re a weird lot. They fret desperately if it looks like Gerard Butler has a cold, wishing that he’d slow down and take care of himself.
But he makes horrible movies that jeopardize his career, and does things in his personal life that contribute to him looking like nothing more than a lascivious cliche, and they defend him.
They claim that his crap films are actually good, and rationalize away their failures at the box office as someone else’s fault instead of his. Because it HAS to be someone else’s fault, not their precious Gerry’s.
They swallow ever piece of carefully crafted PR bull that he says about women in his interviews and how he cares about people, and ignores everything that he actually does that proves that his only interest in women is superficial, and his care for people is strategically shown through self-serving photo ops and press reports.
Notice that the post on the first page of this thread has over 100 likes on it. I think most people who read these stories on JJ don’t sift through the pages and pages of comments but may scan the first several. I think that tells you what most people perceive of Gerard Butler and it’s amazing that his so-called fans are so willing to enable his conduct that has caused people to reach those conclusions.
If they really cared about him, really admired him, they would stop praising everything that he does that’s bad for him and be honest. Maybe if the people around Gerard Butler that keep telling him that he’s so wonderful shut up, Gerard Butler would realize that he’s not doing anything particularly wonderful and actually try to live up to the fiction about himself that he spins in his interviews.

ImaBigStar @ 12/08/2012 at 5:42 pm

@Gerard Butler’s Fans: They’ll stop telling him he’s wonderful only when the cash starts drying up. And considering his lifestyle and lack of work, that shouldn’t take too long, imo.

Terrible Twos @ 12/08/2012 at 5:45 pm

Hahaha. You guys make me laugh.
Maybe GB fans just think he’s cute and enjoy seeing his baby blues on the big screen?
We don’t have to get philosophical about it. :)

thirtysomething @ 12/08/2012 at 5:51 pm

What has happened to the truly caring, witty, spunky, occasionally snarky Gerryites? Where have they all gone? I see no point in coming here if you hate Gerry and act like he’s betrayed you or your family or dishonoured your country. What’s your agenda? Why the bitter disappointment? Has he made you a pledge and not lived up to it? Why the hatred? I don’t get it.

No worries @ 12/08/2012 at 6:04 pm

Don’t worry! If the hundreds of previous posts are right, then he is so arrogant that our criticism simply bounces off him.
Haha “It’s a joke!”

@thirtysomething @ 12/08/2012 at 6:05 pm

It happens a lot to celebrities. When people take a closer look they don’t like to see the real human being with flaws and all. The people here seem disenchanted with him, he is after all playing romantic leads in films, so the personal life is in contrast to that.
He isnt the first guy on the planet to be a sleaze. The fantasy bubble burst and now its all coming out on these threads.

@Terrible Twos: Right. That’s why Gerard Butler fans rush to websites to defend him, complain about negativity posted about him, write combative comments under reviews about reviewers that dare to take a negative opinion about him, and complain about supposed “hate” directed towards Gerard Butler just because people say they don’t like his movies and public conduct.
Because y’all just want to look at his blue eyes. LOL. After spending so much of your time reading Gerard Butler’s interviews, y’all should be better at spewing BS.

@thirtysomething @ 12/08/2012 at 6:09 pm

” I see no point in coming here if you hate Gerry and act like he’s betrayed you or your family or dishonoured your country. What’s your agenda? Has he made you a pledge and not lived up to it?”

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^well said^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

ImaBigStar @ 12/08/2012 at 6:19 pm

@thirtysomething: What’s YOUR agenda? Are you trying to turn this into a shrine for blind worship? I think there’s still a couple of floundering fan sites out there for that. Save your lectures, because you’ll never change anyone’s opinion here.

Terrible Twos @ 12/08/2012 at 6:21 pm

At Haha! You guys can hate all you want, I find these threads amusing. I’m hardly here taking up space in his defense. I stop by once in a while for kicks when I’m bored.
There is nothing wrong with admitting that I think he’s easy on the eyes and if I want to pay 10 bucks to see his cutie pie face then there is no harm in that is there?
I also think he is a decent actor, and agree that he’s not living up to his potential but I don’t have to conduct a public flogging over it.
Eh, I’m not that invested. He’s a man, he acts like a lot of men do. He’s not a minister. Now excuse me while I go see a movie. I don’t know which one yet but I’m hoping it’s something decent. :)

@thirtysomething @ 12/08/2012 at 6:28 pm

” I see no point in coming here if you hate Gerry and act like he’s betrayed you or your family or dishonoured your country. What’s your agenda? Has he made you a pledge and not lived up to it?”

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^well said^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

bears repeating

Untamable Shrew @ 12/08/2012 at 6:48 pm

@@thirtysomething: Thanks for the sermon Joel Osteen.

So according to you only people who worship him should come here and make comments? Is that written somewhere in the JJ terms?
People have the right to express their opinions as much as you have, as far as they are not violating any law. If you don’t agree with their opinions or comments you are welcome to come here and write your opinions and give your arguments against them. However, you don’t have the right to decide or insinuate who should or should not post here.
“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” Voltaire

@thirtysomething @ 12/08/2012 at 6:51 pm

hate to break it to you but i’m atheist

WOW!!! Uma’s opinion …
“Thurman plays one of the soccer moms vying for Butler’s attention. On the red carpet, she said of her role, “It’s a real stretch for me. One of my goals is to become a bored housewife.” We couldn’t tell if Thurman was being serious or not, but you can decide for yourself by watching the video at the top of this story.”

thirtysomething @ 12/08/2012 at 6:57 pm

@ImaBigStar: I think there’s a huge step between what’s going on around here and blind worship. Besides, your snark at me just proves my point. Why so bitter? Also, am I the lecturer? I’ve been reading loads of pages of self-righteous rhetoric. Some people are on a gossip site for fun.

@thirtysomething @ 12/08/2012 at 6:57 pm

I agree with what you just wrote
well said also.

Gotta say @ 12/08/2012 at 7:00 pm

When there’s no answer to a valid question the insults come flying out as always at JJ.

As for Uma’s opinion, does it matter more than anyone else’s?

I find him disappointing. He does look so different but he’s still quite handsome. It’s that he used to come across so sweet and now he’s soooo self centered and egotistical. He just praises himsefl up the wazoo and and I think that is his latent insecurity. He could be so much better. It’s like he forgot to be an actor in exchange for being a jet setter, like a rock star. Instead of jetting around to get (cheap female) attention, he should seriously research a role, portray someone with a proper accent (Ewan McGregor can do it and he dropped out of school at 15, he sjut gives a s/h/i/t. He craft matters, his portrayals MATTER to him, not just in interviews, but int he quality he shows, and his accent was just as strong. It’s what an actor does.)

But he doesn’t, he wants to go to parties and night clubs and premieres and have his picture taken. he doesn’t want to sacrifice like even Matthew McConaughey is, or Christian Bale. He isn’t as good as Tom Cruise and not as tenacious as Leo. So he has to work hard and let’s face it potraying pretty boys and action heroes is not a challenge, esp for him.

Just a thought... @ 12/08/2012 at 7:05 pm

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” Voltaire

-either this is a misquote or he’s being sarcastically devilish
the word in question ‘disapprove’ could in fact be ‘disagree.’
someone who disapproves would never defend the opposite to their own death.

I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.

@thirtysomething @ 12/08/2012 at 7:24 pm


i agree with what you just wrote…the haters don’t understand what worship is and some do….but the worshippers need to realize this attitude that gb can do no wrong doesn’t fly.
the self righteous ones are a major pr!cks.

@Just a thought…:
I agree with your observation. That is an english translation that have been used quite often but is inaccurate. The original french quote is:
“Je ne suis pas d’accord avec ce que vous dites, mais je me battrai jusqu’au bout pour que vous puissiez le dire”
so the translation should be “I do not agree …”. I am not a native english speaker, so I appreciate you pointed that out. :-)


oh boy, a party hater
get a life
you don’t have one! that’s why you are here saying he should sacrifice parties and a social life for YOU and perform for you like you are his boss. lol…for ACTING….rotflolllll
i really hate these armchair movie bosses who think they know it all.
*rolls eyes in contempt*

Evelyn Beatrice Hall (pseudonym S. G. Tallentyre)
Actually we are both wrong and yet the word disapprove and not agree are mentioned in both quotes, although attributed to Voltaire, it was Evelyn Hall in her book about Voltaire. “Friends of Voltaire

angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 7:44 pm


Don’t quote something I did not say. Thank you.
This is exactly how you haters twist anything that one might say. Even celebs quotes and quips in interviews you will formulate to boost your hate.
I do not place G.B. on a pedestal. If you disagree with me fine. Don’t ridicule my tastes and interests. You can hate G.B. and hate his movies. I’m not going to call you out on it. I don’t think that my $10 will make of break GB. The rest of the audience I was with seemed to enjoy the movie. I doubt any of them were die-hard Gerard Butler fans.

Movie-goers have a variety of interests and tastes in films. That’s why there’s a vast majority of movies made. Why do you have to disrespect anyone who disagrees with you.

And you, just like the rest of us, know nothing about the real Gerard Butler.

your welcome
and thank you to Hello for finding out Voltaire never actually said those words.

@Just a thought…:
Actually, I just realized that the whole sentence is not accurately translated to english, it should read something like:
“I do not agree of what you say, but I will defend to the end your right to say it”
You are right. That’s something that happens quite often in history. The quote “You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.” is attributed to A. Lincoln, but is seems that he didn’t say that (or at least there are not records of it).

so based on what you said the correct english translation would be:

I do not agree *WITH* what you say, but I will defend to the end your right to say it”

‘of’ is used incorrectly in the english translation.
interesting that ‘death’ is not the intended word. is ‘death’ the essence of the french word for ‘end’?

@angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 8:14 pm

Ever heard of the idiom, the straw that broke the camel’s back? But please feel free to continue to live in your blissful vacuum of denial.

“jusqu’au bout” means “to the end”, there is no mention of “death” at all.

anglesrock @ 12/08/2012 at 8:21 pm


My denial of whay?

anglesrock @ 12/08/2012 at 8:22 pm


Because G.B.’s life seems to be affecting your life more than mine.

Where is the video? I can’t find it.

thanks for clarifying…now i have the true essence of what was said and meant.


i agree with what you said….don’t know who the other @ person is.

@angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 8:32 pm

No. It affects your life more, because you spend your time and your money on him. Oh dear, now I understand why you like him so much, both of you are very good at missing and misconstruing very obvious points.

angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 8:36 pm

Hey, you know I usually pop in here at the end of the day for some light reading. Too many of you are making your fictional depictions of Gerard Butler a real force in your lives. And I reiterate “fictional”. Whether pro or con, no one knows for sure about this man. He’s far from perfect, yet not the horrible person some of you insist he is. He is just like the rest of us: trying to make his way through this crazy world we live in.


i agree with what you just said.

angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 8:41 pm


You might not spend money on him, but you sure spend your time on him. The only money I wasted on him was The Bounty Hunter. I really wanted to walk out on that movie.


You protest too much. i have nothing against parties it’s just when you’re middle aged you shouldn’t act like a frat boy. He’s not paris Hilton, not a trust fund baby.

i haven’t seen any of his movies. misogynists just bug the heck out of me. the ones who promoted bh for example. which i refused to see because its misogynist. same reason i won’t spend money on tut or pfk or ANY misogynist movie. those arseholes are not getting my ca$h. his misogynist freinds who are his pr are the ones who ruined his career. now he’s producing that…..ummm….no sympathy here if it bombs.

angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 8:49 pm

Okay now, don’t blow a gasket. I may go see it again next week with my sisters. They want to see it and they are very casual G.B. fans. My sister just called me with the invite. I just had to share. I see steam coming out of your ears. LOL


sorry but i have heard your kinda talk for years even about non actor folks. you’re just anti social and jealous. maybe you are mad you don’t get invited. i don’t know. but there’s no excuse for being against parties. there are lots of single people out there who haven’t gotten married yet who are in his age bracket because that is the generation that wanted to wait to get married until they are successful and have a house. there are lots of never marrieds in his age bracket. they should be out and about on the prowl. if they haven’t met the right one, they should keep looking. you should never settle for just anyone. and you are one of the people who probably thinks he should have married someone by now even if she’s get this sexually unappealing to him. well….you’re wrong to tell people to do that….its like prostitution and if a person did do that it wouldn’t count in a court of law or in the church because you can’t be coerced to marry someone you are not sexually interested in or whom you do not love. its kind of a rule.

bratty boys are just as responsible for this mess as bratty girls are. you both want what you can’t have….someone better looking than you.

no steam here. i won’t waste my money on it. if you want to do it again, that’s your business.



the people who talk like you do have families and kids and resent their partners going out to social functions and being left home with the kids. i get it. your kind and my kind don’t mix.
i have a problem with your work ethic too. you think work is more important than a love or social life. do you even have a job? or are you expecting a man to hand over the check to you when he gets home?

don;t worry we won’t
i just negged you.

@angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 9:06 pm

Actually, I think it’s highly unlikely he’s like the “rest of us”, and yes, we do have at least some idea of who the real Gerard Butler is. 

He is a rich middle aged male celebrity, with fading looks, who’s gained a reputation of being a second rate womanising actor, who dates women young enough to be his daughters, who has serious addiction problems, and chooses lousy scripts to finance an extremely shallow lifestyle, which he constantly talks about in the media. That is what he’s deliberately and inadvertently put out to the public.

This is when the don;t feed the troll part comes in….the loser calls troll…it lost the argument again.
you shouldn’t say things to provoke a conversation. i am smarter than you are.

joseph…i disapprove of what you say and you will fight you to the death.

i agree he is nothing like us. he is wealthy and is in movies. we shouldn’t feel sorry for him. if his movies bomb its his fault for choosing poor scripts. but maybe no one is handing him good scripts either. why is he friends with misogynists who hate women and want to make them look bad.
it is funny to me that he is making unattractive men who whine and complain about not getting the girl look like brats. just like the unattractive women who whine and complain that he won’t date ordinary girls who aren’t beautiful.

wiphoenix @ 12/08/2012 at 9:21 pm


That’s interesting since I have been coming to these board since about September 2012. There must be another blue out there.

@angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 9:21 pm

Oh I’m sure you’ll enjoy it, for a second time. You just keep that money rolling into Gerard Butler’s bank account,  to finance and promote to as many impressional minds as possible his – in your opinion because actions speak louder than words- sexy brand of misogyny.  

i feel so sorry for you @ 12/08/2012 at 9:24 pm

i’m so smart and the loser keeps losing. i like watching the liars, lose to be honest.
since you can’t participate in a fair discussion i’ll wait for the next ‘bait.’
my abilities are superior to yours.

wiphoenix @ 12/08/2012 at 9:27 pm


You truly don’t know what the hell you’re talking Bout but probably a cheapclubslut with no steady work because you’re always hungover.

Party is not a career. It’s not a life’s it’s activity. I love Christmas too, just everyday.

I’m just defending blue here, he, or she is not in anyway implying what stupid posts are alluding to.

i feel so sorry for you @ 12/08/2012 at 9:32 pm


you contradicted yourself.
you said you didn’t see bh, then you said you did.

i feel so sorry for you EVE @ 12/08/2012 at 9:34 pm


why don’t you go to a christmas party. you might have some fun and meet someone instead of spending your time here being sad and ‘blue’. rotflol

@angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 9:34 pm

At no point did I say I saw the Bounty Hunter.

i feel so sorry for you EVE @ 12/08/2012 at 9:35 pm

yes you did.
its in that post i referenced.

i feel so sorry for you EVE @ 12/08/2012 at 9:38 pm

re: @wiphoenix:
if you want to be successful you schmooze.

i feel so sorry for you EVE @ 12/08/2012 at 9:41 pm

eve thinks she’s gb’s agent
but i digress…rotflol

@angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 9:42 pm

no I didn’t. please look at #592 again and you will see angelsrock made that comment.

@@angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 9:46 pm

you’re switching of monikers caught you out eve/gfw
im the @ poster.

angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 9:49 pm


And just who are you? Describe yourself.

angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 9:51 pm


And also the many many people employed making this movie. Don’t forget about the nonentities who put their blood, sweat, and tears into this production!

Only a coward hides behide at @ sign…post your real moniker. Or don’t you have the guts. Bunch of little pu$$ys that reply as @poster rather than post under their actual moniker!!!!!!!!!!! And you expect the others to respect your cowardly opinion???? Morons!!!!

angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 9:53 pm

@i feel so sorry for you:

Where did I say I didn’t see BH? I have openly said I have seen all of his movies since POTO. You are playing with facts once again.

@angelsrock: Saw PTF tonight and we actually liked it and enjoyed it. Others seemed to like it too, ahhhhing and clapping at the appropriate times.

@@angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 9:56 pm

to 617
606 is gfw

From Russia @ 12/08/2012 at 9:56 pm

Hi Gerard!
I can not make you happy! For the Russian premiere of your film “Muzhchina naraskhvat” (as it’s called in Russia.) – only 4 people! 12.07.12. I was not funny, on the contrary it was sad, that two people left the show after 20 minutes after the start. And it is almost everywhere in Russia! I’m sorry!
PLEASE don’t subscribe to the production of the movie “DYNAMO”!! You will not be able to master this subject! This will be another comedy, not a tragedy! This role is not successful even Russian actors. It’s going to flop again!

angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 9:57 pm


Thank you!!! I would imagine this poster has many monikers here hoping to expand her opinion as more than one person.

@posters are sleazy and sneaky.

@@angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 9:59 pm


^^^^^^^^THAT IS GFW^^^^^^^^^^

angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 10:01 pm


Glad you liked it, Nevada. I liked the message of the movie. George was a total screw up basking in the limelight, but then discovers what will really make him happy. I think we’ll see a lot of that little Noah Lomax. He is adorable and has the face of an angel.


@@@angelsrock: @@angelsrock: Coward!!!!!! Use your own moniker!!!

Russia Too @ 12/08/2012 at 10:05 pm

@From Russia:

I too from Russia and theater was so full. Could not find a seat with friend. Lots of cheers for movie. Gerry is so very good here. Everyone cheered at end of movie. Other Russia poster must be cookoo I think.



No problem, these posters just want to start crap becajuse they have no life. They know that if they post as their regular moniker no one will even read their petty posts because all they want to do is argue and try to belittle others It just shows how cowardly and small they really are. I wouldn’t give them the time of day by replying to their posts.

I’m wondering why a ‘male’ is posting here….what gives?

I will when they do!!! Besides whose side are you on, posters who can’t even show who they are or the ones they are attacking!!!!! If I remember you were argumentative this past week and many claimed you were someone else. If you believe in what your saying you won’t hide behind a @ sign!!


From Russia @ 12/08/2012 at 10:14 pm

@Russia Too: ВЫ ЛЖЁТЕ!! Не надо создавать иллюзию и обманывать других людей! Залы пусты и вы это знаете! Но вас можно понять и простить за обман, потому что Вы видимо фанат Джерри!
You’re lying! No need to create the illusion and deceive other people! Rooms are empty and you know it! But you can understand and forgive me for cheating, because you are probably a fan of Gerry!


All of the @ and @@ posts are getting confusing. So many people are using them right now for different posts that is getting confusing trying to follow the conversation tonight.
I really wish some of you would just choose a moniker. It’s not that difficult. Otherwise, your posts are just getting lost in a sea of @’s. I’ve given up on reading them anymore because I can’t tell who is who and which reply is responding to which post. The thread of the conversation has become an incoherent a mess tonight.


Lord Love a Duck @ 12/08/2012 at 10:22 pm

@angelsrock: You’re right, Noah did a great job. I was on the lookout for little Abella Wyss. It was before her chemo and surgery. It was a good movie and very tender moments with GB. Thought that JB did good scenes as well.

I don’t see you posting as your real moniker, until then I will continue to call you cowards!!!!! If your going to reply to someone then use your own moniker. I will use my own when there are no more posters using the @ sign in their monikers!!!! I’ll show you mine when you show us yours!!

@From Russia:



angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 10:28 pm

@Lord Love a Duck:

Yes, I saw little Abella. She was so cute in the movie. What a blast that must have been for her to be in the movie and have a line or two!!!
I hope she is on the road to recovery!!

@angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 10:31 pm

you know, i thought it was so cruel of posters here to bash this little girl and gb regarding his appearance at her charity event.

Lord Love a Duck @ 12/08/2012 at 10:32 pm

@angelsrock: Make sure you post after you see it with your sisters okay. Want to know how they liked it as well. Have a good night girl. Ducky

Whoaaaa….you grap hold of a name and you can actually type it. Aren’t you just the mature one????? NOT!!!!

don’t cry baby cakes… is not interested in you.
he has a real mature woman now

The Real Joseph @ 12/08/2012 at 10:42 pm

This is so hilarious! The troll have been talking to himself for almost three hours! He likes to steal my moniker because I am a male!!! You can draw your own conclusions …
To all of you who are reading this thread right now … DO NOT USE THE THUMBS!!!! Nobody is talking to him right now, so he is relying in the thumbs to detect if somebody is reading his posts. Every time the thumbs change from 0 to -1 he add a new comment. Just ignore him!!! You can thumb his posts down once he is gone!!!
P.S.: I only posted once today and I won’t post again. If you see my moniker again that’s the troll!.

go play with sam. your walrus friend



I AM GOD TO YOU @ 12/08/2012 at 10:48 pm


Sorry your wrong again, I’m not GFW or EVE

are you nekkid?

can i interest you in a delicious apple?

Fannie's Panties @ 12/08/2012 at 10:58 pm

I never understand why fans continue to get their panties in a bunch and whine about “hate” in long threads like this. Who do they think is reading this? Do they think Gerry is reading 25 pages of comments on a gossip board and might get his wittle millionaire feelings hurt?
Or do they just not like that the comments are said at all, cuz if that’s the case, they’re in a world of hurt. He’s one of the select set of folks who makes millions and millions because of the public, and so long as that’s happening, the public is going to talk about them — good, bad, and ugly.
I really don’t understand why people continue to troll this deep into a thread either. Seriously dudes, there are like a handful of regulars still posting here at most. You’re basically trolling yourselves by spending your time and energy on them.
Wouldn’t it be way more fun to derail a new thread that is getting people’s attention instead of ticking off like two people?
Just a suggestion.

THE REAL JOSEPH=EVE @ 12/08/2012 at 11:00 pm

@The Real Joseph:


@Fannie’s Panties:


it’s fairly obvious why you’d call yourself panties.

“You’re basically trolling yourselves by spending your time and energy on them.”

good point panties

@i feel so sorry for you EVE:

I did last night thanks for worrying. Blue is a gorgeous blond, she’s married ans hardly sad.

Devil's Advocate @ 12/08/2012 at 11:07 pm

“Or do they just not like that the comments are said at all, cuz if that’s the case, they’re in a world of hurt. He’s one of the select set of folks who makes millions and millions because of the public, and so long as that’s happening, the public is going to talk about them — good, bad, and ugly.”
i think you hit the nail on the head…his staff gets upset when one person in particular derails the gossip train with the truthful balanced posts.

@Devil’s Advocate: yeah but those millions are drying up, that is the primary topic.

@wiphoenix @ 12/08/2012 at 11:14 pm

how would you know what she looks like unless you were her?
EVE is blonde too. not necessarily gorgeous. more like ******.

@wiphoenix @ 12/08/2012 at 11:17 pm


how is that your concern? are you his business partner?

@angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 11:34 pm

Granted that’s one way of looking at it.  Another way is this family oriented movie is sending out a message to impressionable minds that it’s ok for a man to abandon his child for years, to go and enjoy all the trappings of money and fame. Once its all gone, then it’s perfectly ok for him to come back into his child’s and young ex’s life, just say sorry about a dozen or so times, as he goes about sleeping with a bevy of hot women, who are portrayed as desperate, or conniving, or crazy, who he doesn’t even like because they’re too old. Even though the guy is older than most of them.  He can ignore the fact that the young ex now has a kind, loving, dependable, supportive, faithful, fiancé who she intends to marry in a matter of weeks. In fact not only can he ignore his young ex’s fiance. It’s perfectly acceptable for him to  persuade her to drop the decent guy and take him back. According to this family oriented movie this sleaze bag can do all that, as long as the guy is good looking and shows a cursory bit of charm, just like Gerard Butler. Great message to all those impressionable  young boys and girls. 

From Russia @ 12/08/2012 at 11:36 pm

@@COWARDS: I’m from Russia, but I don’t MARGO! You have probably half of the brain, or you’re a complete idi/ot if you think that everything in Russia, as Margo! Маrgo- это отбросы общества! These can be found in any country! And you are the proof of my words! This is my last post here!

@angelsrock @ 12/08/2012 at 11:42 pm


oh well staff
you better get used to it
we have a right to post about anything we like including the truth
maybe i’ll call up my lawyer and tell them you are stalking me online.

you can’t have it both ways.

any articles you print that use data i posted is something you’ll have compensate me for.

are you located on wilshire or in century city?

i save every post i make and i copy the whole thread to a file. just in case bull $hit like this happens.

i even saves timestamps

There is no discussion going on. Only petty comments. the only real posters here are Angelrock, Lord love a Duck, Heather, and Devils Advocate. the others are all trolls and they have killed this thread.
BTW Checkmate!!!!!!

Sorry i missed From Russia and Wiphoenix , they also are real posters.

Babs=Eve=Staff=uglyblonde @ 12/09/2012 at 12:33 am

you’re the only one who isn’t real. you have smelly socks



Terrible Twos @ 12/09/2012 at 12:37 am

Guys and girls, I’m back. I have to redeem myself for calling Lincoln boring. We were undecided on what to see so the girl at the theater convinced us to see Lincoln even though I told her I heard it was a snoozer. I personally loved it, awesome awesome. Abe Lincoln must have risen up from the dead to star in the film because that was not Daniel Day-Lewis up there. He is amazing in this. All I can say is wow. Anyway, not to derail the thread but I didn’t want people to consider not going based on my previous comments. If you want to spend your money on a film worth watching and see an incredible acting performance by DDL, then I highly recommend. :)




If you believe that then I have a piece of swamp land in Florida that I know your gonna buy:))))))


Go on and post , I don’t care if you waste your time and what little bit of life you have left. I’m outta here. I have more interesting things to do :))))))