Spotting an A-list celebrity in Cape Town is not uncommon and there is usually more than just one to find casually strolling through the city streets.

Celebrities who have been spotted throughout the Mother City recently include Ed Westwick of Gossip Girl fame, along with actor Gerard Butler.


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Back with Baby❤️

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Westwick, famous for playing bad boy Chuck Bass in Gossip Girl, has been spotted in Durban with South African girlfriend, model Tamara Francesconi. It is presumed the couple are simply enjoying a holiday.

He was then spotted at Locanda at Villa 47 on Bree Street on Tuesday afternoon, having a casual lunch.

Actor Gerard Butler has also been spotted in the city this week. According to sources, he took surfing lessons with the Surf Emporium in Muizenberg. He also worked with an organisation to adopt a puppy at the V&A Waterfront on Monday afternoon.


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LIGHTS. CAMERA. ACTION! Look who’s adopting a WOOF Project dog! Thanks for joining our red carpet, Gerard!

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Butler seems to be enjoying travelling the world currently, as he celebrated his new year in the Himalayas.


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Let your light shine in to the new decade. Sending you all love. Happy New Year from the Himalayas.

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Picture: Villa 47 on Bree/Instagram

Article written by

Lucinda Dordley

Lucinda is a hard news writer who occasionally dabbles in lifestyle writing, and recent journalism graduate. She is a proud intersectional feminist, and is passionate about actively creating a world which is free of discrimination and inequality.