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Christian Bale Gets Into Trouble With Police…In China

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We're just glad he wasn't badly hurt.

While in China for the premiere of his new movie The Flowers of War, Christian Bale traveled eight hours away from Beijing to meet Chinese human rights activist/lawyer Chen Guangcheng…and it did NOT go as planned.

Guangcheng is currently under house arrest, and he was imprisoned for over four years back in 2006 for "disrupting traffic and damaging property" while campaigning against "forced abortions and the treatment of villagers in China."

When Bale and his CNN camera crew approached Guangcheng's village, a guard told them to go away, and when they didn't immediately comply, Bale was "shoved violently by the dozen guards in olive green military coats." Scary!

Here's what CNN newsman Steven Jiang had to say about it as the incident took place:

"They're pushing Christian here and we're just trying to leave peacefully."

And here's what Bale had to say about it:

"I'm not being brave doing this. The local people are standing up to the authorities and going to visit Chen, and being beaten up for it and detained for it."

"This doesn't come naturally to me but this was just a situation where I thought, 'I can't look the other way. What I really wanted to do is shake the man's hand and say thank you, tell him what an inspiration he is."

Sorry to hear about this, Christian, but thanks for making such a strong effort to support this brave man! Very impressive!

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11 comments to “Christian Bale Gets Into Trouble With Police…In China”

  1. 1

    Wow ! Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber !! tnij.org/onq4

  2. 2

    Err yeah whAt did theY think house arrest meant? Dramatic bitches camping it up for the cameras! The Chinese don't want what the yanks are peddling! Cheap shots all round. Christian Bale (Actor/activist) if you want to be a real activist, get your hands dirty instead of popping in to see someone real while you're promoting your latest flop. Loser, sellout!!!

  3. 3

    They were probably pissed off because he made them all look like chumps in The Dark Knight. Remember when Batman kidnaps the Chinese mob boss in Hong Kong, and brings him back to the US to face charges? Yeah, that was fucking awesome! Go Batman! :)

  4. 4

    Bogus Headline dude.

  5. 5

    look, no one gives a fuck about hollywood media types and gets no special priviledges in china. wtf, did christian bale think?? chinese guards opening the red carpet for him?? he such a douche. why not go on one of his infamous rants like he does on movie sets, tough guy… i'm sure if he tried he be back in UK in a body bag. move it along…

  6. 6

    stupid fuck should stay the fuck out of it. he/they got what they deserved.

  7. 7

    did you guys see the hilarious cartoon poster: Pandaman vs. Batman which shows him being knocked out by a panda in a chinese army uniform! Hey guys check out what Ashton Kutcher owns at www.shopsquad.com/owned_by_ashton/?vsrc=obak

  8. 8

    Whats with all the advertisement crap in the comments? hmph.
    ontopiq, China: One place I never want to go to.

  9. 9

    keep buying chinese made kkklan goods and ur helping build the armies of the chinese 200 million and counting one day its u wholl be getting shoved down by them ..good on ya christian sweetie god hes cute but what do u think was going to happen this is the real china ..

  10. 10

    Idiotic - what did he think would happen? China is not a democracy.

  11. 11

    Correction - What was he thinking.