Gerard Butler Hospitalized For ‘Abdominal Pain’ In Dominican Republic

Gerard Butler has been hospitalized in the Dominican Republic with abdominal pain.

A source confirms to ET Canada that the Scottish actor, 49, checked into a private medical centre, in Santo Domingo, after suffering with stomach pain for more than three days.

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Doctors suspected appendicitis, but following further tests it turns out Butler is actually suffering from diverticulitis – which “is inflammation or infection of small pouches called diverticula that develop along the walls of the intestines.”

But the good news is Butler will soon be discharged since his condition is not severe.

Just weeks before travelling to the Dominican, Butler lost part of his home following the devastating wildfires that swept through Southern California.

He shared a look at his Malibu house following the fires on Instagram, showing the little remains of his building and truck.

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“Returned to my house in Malibu after evacuating,” he wrote. “Heartbreaking time across California. Inspired as ever by the courage, spirit and sacrifice of firefighters.”

 

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