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Gerard Butler can't keep his hands off his gorgeous girlfriend
By Joanna Crawley For Mailonline
Published: 06:56 EST, 17 August 2015 | Updated: 08:19 EST, 17 August 2015
He's played a long line of tough action men throughout his Hollywood career.
But when it comes to his personal life, Gerard Butler is all about the love, with the Scottish actor looking absolutely besotted with his girlfriend Morgan Brown during a beach day near his Malibu home on Saturday.
The 45-year-old actor couldn't keep his hands off his stunning girlfriend, as Morgan, 39, showed off her athletic physique in a tiny blue bikini.
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Inseparable: Gerard Butler cuddled up to his gorgeous girlfriend Morgan Brown as the couple hit the beach in Malibu on Saturday
Interior designer Morgan looked gorgeous in her mismatched bikini, pairing an aqua halter-neck top with blue bottoms.
The tiny two-piece displayed her gym-honed body, while the pretty brunette added a coordinating aqua necklace and a Malibu baseball cap to her beach look.
Morgan went virtually makeup free for her fun Saturday at the beach, showing off her natural beauty as she ran out of the surf and cuddled up to her man.
Cheeky: The 45-year-old actor couldn't resist grabbing his girlfriend's bum as they relaxed in the surf
Sporty pair: Gerard stripped down to his swimming shorts while Morgan, 39, showed off her athletic physique in a mismatched bikini
Close: The actor has been dating Morgan, an interior designer, for around a year
Kiss me quick: The besotted couple couldn't keep their hands off each other as they played around in the sea
Main squeeze: Morgan pulled her man in close during their cooling dip in the Malibu waters
Gerard seemed impressed with Morgan's skimpy choice of swimwear, with the cheeky actor seen grabbing his girlfriend's bum as they admired the view from the beach.
The London Has Fallen actor showed off his equally impressive physique, stripping off his shirt and strolling around the beach in his swimming shorts.
The couple messed around in the sea, with Morgan jumping into her man's arms as he carried her through the surf.
Let's get physical: The sporty pair also enjoyed a spot of paddle boarding during their beach day
Baywatch run: Morgan showed off her figure in her halter neck bikini top teamed with a matching necklace and Malibu baseball cap
Skills: The couple seemed to be naturals as they paddled around together on their boards
Sports fan: Scottish born Gerard is a keen surfer too and owns a home near the Malbu beach
This is the life: After shooting his new movie London Has Fallen for the past few months, Gerard is enjoying some time off with his girlfriend
Action man: The star's follow-up to his hit 2013 movie Olympus Has Fallen sees him return as tough guy Mike Banning
Love life: Gerard appears to have settled down with Morgan after a string of high-profile Hollywood flings
The sporty pair also showed off their skills, and their beach bodies, on a pair of paddle boards as they spent the day at their local beach.
Gerard, who was born and raised in Scotland, is a keen surfer and now lives in idyllic Malibu, where he and Morgan are regularly seen walking and kissing on the beach.
Gerard appears to have settled down after gaining a reputation as something of a Hollywood playboy, thanks to flings with stars including Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz and supermodel Naomi Campbell.
Past romances: The actor has previously been linked to Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz and supermodel Naomi Campbell
She's the one? The couple have been together since last summer and are regularly spotted relaxing near Gerard's Malibu home together
What a body: Morgan showed off her amazing abs and toned legs in her blue two-piece
Handful: Gerard has admitted he's attracted to girls who can pull of glam looks as well as kick back with him in his down time
Just his type: In an interview last year, Gerard said: 'I love a woman who has a good sense of her own style--when, no matter how simple it is, you can just tell she wears it well'
Relaxed: 'The woman I will fall in love with is somebody who can completely kick it in a pair of sandals and jeans and t-shirt. That's my [kind of] girl,' the actor has said
In the spotlight: Gerry has became almost as well known for his romantic exploits as for his acclaimed acting career
Action man: Gerard has starred in the likes of Machine Gun Preacher, Gamer and The Bounty Hunter
The star has been in a relationship with Morgan for around a year, and admitted in an interview with InStyle last winter that he has been searching for a certain type of girl.
'I love a woman who has a good sense of her own style--when, no matter how simple it is, you can just tell she wears it well,' he explained.
'Often times when I go to awards shows, sometimes it feels like a hassle, like "gosh, I have to go through all this?" Then you get there, and you see a woman dressed up with her hair and makeup done, wearing a beautiful dress, and they look so elegant and sexy and beautiful. It's nice to play dress-up.'
'The woman I will fall in love with will look great in that, but she is also somebody who can completely kick it in a pair of sandals and jeans and t-shirt. That's my [kind of] girl.'
Getting serious: Gerard seemed besotted with Morgan, with the actor's most recent steady girlfriend prior to his love affair with the gorgeous bruentte being Romanian model Madalina Ghenea, who he dated in 2013
Hitting the water: The couple seemed completely at ease as they enjoyed a relaxing paddle
Still got it: Gerard showed off his muscles as well as his watersports skills during the beach day
Down time: After a busy start to the year on set in Europe, the star is back in his home town of Malibu
Back with his beau: Morgan and Gerard have been inseparable since the actor returned home
Me and you: The couple were first pictured together in July last year and pretty much do everything together
Talented girl: Morgan is a successful businesswoman who started out as a model before moving into property and interior designing in her 20s
Busy year: Gerard has five films in the pipeline including a return to his voice role in the hugely popular How To Train Your Dragon franchise
In demand: Gerard will also star in fantasy drama God of Egypt next year with Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Next up: The actor will start work soon on Hunter Killer, another big screen thriller co-starring Billy Bob Thornton and Willem Dafoe
Pals: The hunky movie star was spotted greeting a friend as he hung out on the beach