Back in the mid-aughts, Gerard Butler became the poster boy for ridiculous abs, thanks to his star-making role in the Grecian testosterone-fest, 300. It seemed like everyone wanted a midsection like his, spawning a minor exercise sensation with the “300 Workout.”
Well, since those glory days of 2006, Gerard Butler has enjoyed a donut or two. The actor famously put on a spare tire, which at once made him totally relatable and simultaneously a major disappointment.
Now, my friends, we have arrived at the third glorious incarnation of Gerard Butler’s belly, and the results are just as curious. Picture after the jump…
Gerard Butler in his prime.
Gerard Butler in his, er, nesting phase.
Gerard Butler at present day. I don’t know what’s more disturbing: that his abs look like an eroded riverbed or that his hair seems to be an ode to Holland Taylor. Either way, he has more of a six-pack than I do; so I suppose I shouldn’t cast stones…
This all proves one thing: it’s a slow news day.