Gerard Butler Weight Loss: He's Doing It To Play A Surfer!

Thu, September 15, 2011 4:06pm EST by 9 Comments
Gerard Butler Weight Loss

We know exactly why Gerard looks so much slimmer these days!

If you’ve noticed that Gerard Butler has lost a lot of weight, you might be wondering why he trimmed down? The actor explained to People that it’s for a new movie role!

“I’m prepping for a surf movie,” he told People. “So I’m surfing every day for Mavericks.”

Butler joked about his workout with US Weekly on Sept. 13 at the Diesel show in New York City.

“I ate my last meal in October, and I run about 40 miles a day,” he told the magazine. “I’m joking! It’s just doing a lot of cardio and extremely watching what I eat. I stopped lifting big weights and I’m doing yoga.”

The actor when on to respond to the public’s reaction to his weight loss.

“If I wear a long shirt, everyone says, ‘Oh my, God! He lost so much weight,'” he explained. “But this is how I look.”

We think Gerard looks great! How do you feel about his new physique, HollywoodLifers?

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