Christian Bale Goes Too Far at Golden Globes — Thanks Satan for Cheney Role, Hurls Profanity at McConnell

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While the Golden Globes mostly avoided political commentary when compared to other recent awards shows, one actor decided to make his acceptance speech an insult-filled commentary about GOP leaders.

During his acceptance speech for Best Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Dick Cheney in “Vice,” Christian Bale turned it into a political commentary about his role and other GOP leaders.

“Thank you to that geezer over there, Adam,” said Bale, referring to director Adam McKay. “He said I got to find someone who can be absolutely charisma-free and reviled by everybody, so he went, ‘it’s got to be Bale in it.’”

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While he kept a joking tone to the speech, Bale made sure to get a few jabs in about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

“For all the competition, I will be cornering the market on charisma-free a*****es,” Bale joked. “What do you think, Mitch McConnell next? That could be good.”

He also claimed that Satan, not Cheney, was the inspiration for the award-winning role.

“Thank you to Satan for inspiration on how to play this role,” said Bale.

However, it is uncertain how Bale got his opinion about the Senate majority leader, but the actor has been outspoken about his opinion on President Donald Trump.

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Alexis Fountain
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Alexis Fountain

He needs to thank the Lord

Alexis Fountain
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Alexis Fountain

Jesus Christ… the only way. Christian Bale sucks

Phyllis Softa
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Phyllis Softa

Jesus Christ is not where an actor would go to channel the Vice President that left office in Jan, 2009 with an approval rating of 13%. I am a life long Christian and from my reading of the teachings of Jesus, Dick Cheney is no Jesus Christ. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-j-elisberg/dick-cheney-the-only-pers_b_153999.html

Lizzie Helmer
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I cringed as soon as he started speaking because he was obviously intoxicated. His wife looked nervous for him.

Rocky Drummond
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Rocky Drummond

Intoxicated? Sorry, maybe I am naïve, but I don’t see that. I just see his odd speaking style.

Linnea
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Linnea

Unfortunately, Christian Bale is a sheep. I can’t say that his showboating of his dislike for the GOP has swayed my thinking in the slightest. It simply reminds me that I’ve contributed quite enough to his career, and won’t be contributing further. Keep your day job, Mr Bales. Your insipid… Read more »

Phyllis Softa
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Phyllis Softa

If you interpreted the acceptance speech as a display of “dislike for the GOP” then you should skip seeing “Vice.” Do the 5 up votes indicate the sheep no longer consider Dick Cheney and Mitch McConnell part of the “Deep State”? Or is that just on hold throughout award season?

Rocky Drummond
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Rocky Drummond

Satinists may have the answer to your last question: “To us, Satan is a symbol of pride, liberty and individualism, and it serves as an external metaphorical projection of our highest personal potential.” Church of Satin

That’s their response. I hold no truck in this matter.

Phoenix
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Phoenix

Gasp! Thats like… super mean.

Phyllis Softa
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Phyllis Softa

To quote Dick Cheney, “So what?” Your comment reminded me of the reasons Cheney left office in 2009 with an approval rating of 13%. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-j-elisberg/dick-cheney-the-only-pers_b_153999.html

Phoenix
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Phoenix

I know.. i live in one of the few places that still likes Dick Cheney and trusts the Cheney name – it would have been humorous to live here at the time of all that and listen to all the denial in person.

Linnea
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Linnea

The big bad GOP…. what a tired old rant. You should have a conversation sometime that isn’t riddled with hate-the-Republican-party rhetoric. But I doubt you can.

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