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Christian Bale doesn't know for sure if Dick Cheney ever watched last year's political satireVice, which netted Bale an Oscar nomination and Golden Globe win for playing Cheney.
But as Bale begrudgingly revealed to Yahoo Entertainment this week, he did receive a message secondhand from the 78-year-old former vice president, who served under George W. Bush for eight years. And it was short and not so sweet.
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"Strangely enough it was through my son's school, one of the moms was at a party that [Cheney] was at, and she said, 'Oh, I'm going to be seeing Christian tomorrow, you have anything to say to him?'" Bale, 45, recounted to us during an interview for his latest film, Ford v Ferrari, where he was joined by costar Matt Damon (watch above).
"And he said, 'Tell him he's a dick.'"
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Bale initially appreciated Cheney seemingly using his own first name as a double entendre to insult the actor.
"I went, 'Oh, at least he's got a sense of humor," Bale said. "And she said, 'No, there was no humor to it whatsoever.'"
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It's understandable why Cheney would be salty. The Adam McKay-directed film painted Cheney as a manipulative war hawk who secretly called the shots in the White House during the...
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