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Slim Gerard Butler looks like he needs some more fuel himself as he stops by petrol station
By Daily Mail Reporter
He was once famous for his bulging biceps and bulked-up physique.
But these days, Gerard Butler his half the man he used to be.
The 41-year-old actor has trimmed down considerably in recent months.
Slim physique: Gerard Butler was spotted pumping gas at a Los Angeles petrol station today with a mystery blonde in tow
He was spotted today at a petrol station in Los Angeles with a mystery blonde in tow.
Rather than filling out his casual clothes, his combat trousers and T-shirt were hanging off his slender frame.
He will next be seen in the film Machine Gun Preacher, the story of the former criminal turned crusader who founded an orphanage in Africa.
Casual: The actor was wearing a white T-shirt, blue shirt and combat trousers
Of course fans will remember how he got in fighting form for his 2006 movie 300.
Butler previously went into serious training for the movie, although some suggested his impeccably defined abs were entirely the result of computer trickery.
But the actor insists he worked hard to sculpt his body in preparation for the role, and was thrilled with the results.
He said: 'You know that every bead of sweat falling off your head, every weight you've pumped - the history of that is all in your eyes.
Hanging off him: But her hardly filled out his outfit, with his clothes hanging off his slender frame
Low-key: The 41-year-old Scottish actor walks past an American flag on his way inside the garage to pay
'That was a great thing, to put on that cape and put on that helmet, and not have to think, "S**t, I should have trained more."
'Instead, I was standing there feeling like a lion.'
However, after shooting the movie, Butler admitted he struggled to maintain the diet and exercise regime he had followed for the movie.
He said: 'My diet is still never quite as scheduled as I wish it were, but now I try to eat vegetables and chicken instead of burgers and fries like I used to.'
Wasting away: Butler at a recent event in Beverly Hills and, right, fuller faced back in 2009
As he was: Butler shows off his defined (if slightly digitally enhanced) abs in his 2006 film 300
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