01-25-10: Scot of the Year, Burns and Haiti

The results are in and Gerard has been voted Scot of the Year 2009 in the annual poll conducted by ScotsCare, a London based charity for first and second generation Scots in need of help.  Gerard took 66% of the vote.   Read more…


Gerard attended the Artists for Peace and Justice Brunch held in Santa Monica, CA on January 24. Held at the home of director Paul Haggis, fresh from a trip from Haiti, the event raised four million dollars for Haiti.  Gerard Butler, Simon Barker and his wife, Rebecca Rigg, Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig were just a few of the attendees who each pledged to give $50,000 per year for five years toward building the future of Haiti.  Read more… | View pictures…


Pictures from the “Help for Haiti Now” telethon have been added to the gallery.


Burns is back in the news with Vadim Jean, director of the film, speaking to the UK’s Sunday Mail about the steamy story he is ready to tell about the Scottish poet.  Read more…


Thanks to Lori Shepler for permission to post hi-res photos taken of Gerard in December 2007 for the Los Angeles Times.  Please do not repost without her permission.

01-18-10: Golden Globes Recap

For those who missed it, Gerard presented at last nights Golden Globes awards. He and his The Bounty Hunter co-star Jennifer Aniston presented the award for screenwriting. Watch the clip below:

Also watch clip of Gerard being interviewed by NBC on YouTube (thanks to GBGals).  View here…

Check out the gallery for all the latest pictures from the Golden Globes and the InStyle After Party!

In a post-awards interview with E! Entertainment reporter Ben Lyons, Gerard also revealed that he and Jen Aniston just completed a photoshoot for an upcoming issue of W Magazine in the desert.  Can’t wait for those pictures!


Gerard is also joining stars Josh Brolin, Olivia Wilde, Meryl Streep and many others in auctioning off their Golden Globe attire to support the Haitian relief efforts through the charity, Artists for Peace and Justice.  The items will be up on E0-Bay sometime next week.  Read more…

01-15-10: Golden Globes, KKC and Haiti Charity Works

A reminder that Gerard will be a presenter at this year’s Golden Globe Awards.  The awards will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, January 17 and will air live on NBC at 8:00pm EST.

Gerard enjoyed the pre-gifting suite for the Golden Globes on January 14.  Check the gallery for more pictures!

Enjoy Dinner with Gerard ButlerKIDS KICKING CANCER CHARITY CAMPAIGN
We are in the home stretch of our charity campaign for Kids Kicking Cancer.  To date, over 960 donations have been made totaling more than $37,000!!  What an outstanding show of generosity!!  Thank you so much for your support to this very worthy cause.  There is still time to donate and enter your donation receipt for a chance to have dinner with Gerry.  Donation receipts will be accepted by us until February 14, 2010.  If you are mailing a check, it much be RECEIVED before February 14, so get it in the mail early.  We have already chosen 12 recipients for the gifts being offered.  All recipients have been emailed, but you can check the entry page for the names of the lucky fans.

HAITIAN EARTHQUAKE RELIEF
While the above campaign is our primary charity focus at the moment, we would be remiss in not mentioning how much help is needed in the way of donations for the earthquake victims in Haiti.  If you would like to help, we recommend any of the following charities:

Gerard and other celebrities have joined with Entertainment Tonight and the American Red Cross to film Haitian relief effort public service announcements to air on ET. (News via Twitter)

Watch the PSA below:

GAMER DVD
Don’t forget!  Gamer will be out on DVD on January 19!  Pre-order your copy from Amazon.com and help support GerardButler.Net!

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON
Publicity has begun for Dreamworks’ How To Train Your Dragon, opening March 26, 2010.  Gerard and Craig Ferguson have been hard at work tag teaming bloggers and reporters in preparation for the films release.  Check the latest news and interviews here.

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