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Gerard Butler Visits Haiti, Says He's Learned a Real Lesson

Gerard Butler Visits Haiti, Says He's Learned a Real Lesson

Gerard Butler took a trip to Haiti this week to visit schools with Mary’s Meals and he shared a video online to share his experience.

The 49-year-old actor has had a difficult couple of weeks after his Malibu home was damaged in the wildfires in California, but he says he learned a real lesson during his trip.

“What an eventful couple of weeks. Been cheered up to no end by these beautiful souls who despite living in a country that has gone through so much hardship, have nothing but love to give. A real lesson for me right now,” Gerard captioned the video on his Facebook account.

“So pleased to be in Haiti with Mary’s Meals visiting schools to see the wonderful work they do. Communities are transformed by what Mary’s Meals does to feed children in a place of education. It’s such a simple idea that works really well. I’ve seen it in action in Liberia, and now Haiti,” he added.

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  • Wondering

    Good on you Mr. B. I am sure he is counting his blessings. He didn’t lose what is really important. These kids showed him that.

  • Sonia

    #HappyThanksgiving to all our #USA friends from @GerardButler and everyone at #MarysMeals.
    https://twitter.com/MarysMeals/status/1065676318992412673

  • les

    Looks like the meeting point is NY. https://www.instagram.com/p/BqfZp9FHMd-/

  • Sonia

    Some glimpses of our adventure to Haiti filming for Mary’s Meals.
    An amazing journey with our heroes and friends Magnus, Gerard, and especially the beautiful children of Haiti. #marysmeals #haiti #GerardButler
    https://www.instagram.com/p/BqgORX1HTdB/

  • AJ

    Great pics and GB looks awesome!

  • Pamelita

    Looks like it. *eyeroll*

  • Guest

    What has Morganstein got to do with Gerry’s visit to Haiti or with Mary’s Meals?

  • Sorcina

    Wonderful work from all those who support them, well done Gerry!

  • Pamelita

    Gerry’s trailor
    https://youtu.be/RyFlfN4dD14

  • Yeah Right

    Simple answer. Gerry is getting all the attention so MB had her friend post that.

  • Yeah Right

    I’m so glad Gerry is back promoting Mary’s Meals. This is the kind of PR he needs. It’s almost like we have the old Gerry back with us. He looks great, too.

  • Guest

    It is neither of their faults that people go spying on their accounts and post to gossip sites. Stay off their accounts. That was meant for their friends and not for hateful gossip mongers.

  • les

    One of the comments there is spot on, they raised money for their homeless friends in time for these two and GB to free the house and travel again. shameless

  • AJ

    1. Who appointed you the gossip site police? 2. YR did not spy on anyone’s account or bring it here to the gossip site so your comment to YR is displaced and should be directed to les. 3. Anyone who posts on social media knows that there is a possibility that what they post could be shared especially the GF, friends and acquaintances of a celebrity so if you don’t want people to know your business or talk about it, don’t post stuff you don’t want them to know.

  • Pamelita

    They did post it knowing you all would look for it and realize he’s still with her.

    Who’s manipulating who?

    If this is how you all choose to live your lives, well, knock yourself out.

  • Wondering

    If they wanted it only for family and friends it would be made private. They have it public knowing anyone can see it and comment on it.

  • Wondering

    It’s nice to see he is still involved with it. The happy faces on those kids is priceless. I love to see him bring his silly out.

  • becynics

    The bookies have Butler in NYC this weekend. Put your bets down now.

  • becynics

    And it works!!!

  • AJ

    Exactly. Thank you Wondering. But even private if you post something anyone can copy and paste or take a snapshot and share so you always have to be careful.

  • AJ

    Smoke and Mirrors.

  • Pamela

    And you choose to live in your own personal little fun house.

    Your choice.

    See how you all have pushed this too far and now, it’s caving in and closing in on you all.

    That titanic is starting to sink.

  • Yeah Right

    Don’t be so naive. Anything you post regardless if it’s private can be made public in a heartbeat. MB and her friends know exactly what they are doing. I don’t stalk MB or her friends for pictures or info so you are barking at the wrong person.

  • Yeah Right

    Don’t be so naive. Anything you post regardless if it’s private can be made public in a heartbeat. MB and her friends know exactly what they are doing. I don’t stalk MB or her friends for pictures or info so you are barking at the wrong person.

  • Nicole

    They are all in New York, and Morgan’s son is with them too.
    https://www.instagram.com/p/BqiRkgqn_d2/

  • les

    Where do you see her son. I only see maria’s kids

  • Nicole

    He is next to Morgan

  • les

    too tall. That’s a man almost her height

  • Time to ask…

    All the photos are lovely and Gerry looks really great!. The children seemed to be having fun too by getting all the attention :)

  • Time to ask…

    Besides the meals, do you know if MM gives them uniforms too?

  • Sorcina

    Yes they give them clothes and school supplies, we do every year the back pack project to send to the kids: in every back pack there is clothes/shoes, a spoon, toothbrush and toothpaste, a tennis ball, a ruler, a pencil sharpener, an eraser, a pencil, a pen, colours, a towel and a bar of soap.

  • Dorothyfromoz

    This seems like a really great move on Gerry’s part. To help others despite his own loss says a lot about his character. He looks really good in these pictures.

  • Time to ask…

    Nice!
    Why the tennis ball?

  • Time to ask…

    Nice!
    Why the tennis ball?

  • Time to ask…

    Nice!
    Why the tennis ball?

  • Time to ask…

    Yes, I think so too.
    His skin looks different though. I just hope that he doesn’t let others influence him into using Botox regularly. Many in Hollywood tend to overuse it. You might think that having access to the best doctors will protect them from becoming the victims of very bad results.

  • Sorcina

    To play, kids need some toys and I guess that is something that doesn’t break easily when transported.

  • Dorothyfromoz

    I don’t understand what you are trying to imply? No one can fault Gerry or anyone from wanting to leave California right now. The smoke that hangs in the air is cancerous and depressing. I think it says a lot about Gerry that he chose to go somewhere to help those less fortunate. He not only is helping others but it helps to put life in perspective which is good for the soul and the mind. I don’t fault MB and her family either for wanting to get away from the reminders of the tragedy. BTW the money that was raised is for all those affected by the fires in California. Not everyone is a celebrity that lives in that state, in fact most are not.

  • Sunkist

    He never left Hispanola. Most likely still with Danielli. He just went over the mountains and crossed into The Dominican Republic. Probably now in Punta Cana. Very exclusive enclave.
    https://www.elcaribe.com.do/2018/11/24/destacado/actor-gerard-butler-visita-rd-y-se-pasea-por-el-conde/

  • Sonia

    Don’t think this video has been posted here before?

    NOBLEMAN NYC Cover Release with Gerard Butler
    https://vimeo.com/300617469

  • Guest

    He is in NYC had been since Friday afternoon. He caught flight at Santo Domingo.

  • Sunkist

    Was there something on one of the tribe’s IG?

  • les

    Where did you get this info? The article above may be fake news there were no IG posts about him in SD unless everyone here missed it which I doubt. “When I saw him, I did not think it was him, because he was wearing a hat and was accompanied by other people. Then I confirmed that it was him with photos that I saw in his social networks, ”
    According to the social networks of the actor of “Law Abiding Citizen”, especially on Instagram, he visited the Dominican Republic after arriving from Haiti, where he made a day of humanitarian aid.

  • Sonia

    Thanksgiving a few years ago 🍁✨ Celebrating with Gerard Butler, i was lucky enought to cook for him as a Private Chef . 👌🏻👨‍🍳🔪 Magic memories 🎬✨🌟
    https://www.instagram.com/p/BqoKT8QDZ7Q/

  • Time to ask…

    I see. It’s humbling how, in spite of their difficult life experiences, these children are still gifted with the freedom to spontaneously create, and play games made out of the most simple things.

  • Sonia

    He also posted a pic of a new poster in his IG story…

    Loved being back in my homeland Scotland to shoot this beautiful, haunting atmospheric thriller. Proud to share the new trailer for #TheVanishingMovie, formerly called Keepers. We’re in select U.S. theaters and on demand January 4, 2019.
    https://twitter.com/gerardbutler/status/1067101449690132481?s=21

  • Time to ask…

    Perhaps he felt a little tense here? There’s a contrast in Gerry’s body language between this video and Mary’s Meals’-where he shows that other natural side of him that I like most.

  • Sonia
  • AJ

    I wish I knew what the guy was saying but GB looks good. :)

  • AJ

    Whoo whoo!