Christian Bale Says Dick Cheney Relayed an Insulting Message About His ‘Vice’ Portrayal

Published on Nov 08, 2019

Christian Bale Says Dick Cheney Relayed an Insulting Message About His ‘Vice’ Portrayal

Christian Bale’s performance as Dick Cheney in Adam McKay’s “Vice” impressed Oscar voters earlier this year (it earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role), but it most definitely did not make a fan out of the former Vice President himself. Just ahead of the movie’s one-year anniversary, Bale has shared the bluntly negative note he got from Cheney in reaction to his transformative “Vice” performance.

“I don’t know if he ever did. I’m not sure if he ever did,” Bale told Yahoo Entertainment when asked if Cheney ever saw “Vice.” “He did pass along a message to me. It was strangely enough through my son’s school. One of the moms, she was at a party he was at. She said, ‘Oh, I’m going to be seeing Christian tomorrow. Do you have anything to say to him?’ And he said,

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Author: Zack Sharf