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Christian Bale recently phoned and sent gifts to an 8-year-old Seattle boy battling leukemia in a hospital to talk about Batman, four months after the "Dark Knight Rises" actor reached out to another child cancer patient who is a fan of the masked superhero he played on the big screen.
A YouTube video of Guillot's phone conversation with Bale has been viewed more than 245,000 times, as of January 30. Check out a transcript and watch the video below.
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Christian Bale honored Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng on October 24 at the Human Rights First Dinner.
Guangcheng, who is a blind lawyer and human rights activist, made headlines in December after the Chinese government allowed him and his family to travel to the United States, following his escape from house arrest and request for American protection at the U.S. Embassy.
Christian Bale recently made a little boy's wish come true - Jayden Barber, a 4-year-old boy battling cancer, got to meet Batman, who flew him and his family to Disneyland in California.
The trip came about after a Facebook page called "Lighting the Batsignal for Jayden" was created in a bid to help Barker meet "the real Batman," who Bale had played in Christopher Nolan's film trilogy, the most recent being "The Dark Knight Rises."
Christian Bale made a personal visit on Tuesday to Aurora, Colorado to meet with several people who survived last week's deadly mass shooting at a midnight screening of his newest film, "The Dark Knight Rises."
The 38-year-old actor, co-star Anne Hathaway and Christopher Nolan, who directed the Batman movie, had previously issued a statement expressing their condolences in wake of the tragedy, which claimed the lives of 12 people and injured at least 58 others.
Christian Bale told OnTheRedCarpet.com that he was surprised by the societal relevancy in "Dark Knight Rises," and the parallels between the movie and the Occupy movement.NOTE: This interview was carried out earlier this month, before the deadly shooting at a Colorado screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" on Friday, July 20, the day the film was released.
Christian Bale, who stars in "The Dark Knight Rises" as Bruce Wayne / Batman, released a statement on Saturday, July 21, about the shooting at a midnight screening of the film in Aurora, Colorado, where a gunman killed at least 12 people and left 59 people injured.
The 38-year-old actor said in his statement obtained by OnTheRedCarpet.com, "Words cannot express the horror that I feel. I cannot begin to truly understand the pain and grief of the victims and their loved ones, but my heart goes out to them."
The Paris red carpet premiere of the new Batman film, "The Dark Knight Rises," has been canceled following a deadly shooting during the midnight showing of the film at a movie theater near Denver, Colo. on Friday.
At least 12 people were killed and dozens were injured when a gunman, 24-year-old James Holmes, opened fire inside a packed mall theater in Aurora around 12:30 a.m. CT, police said, according to KABC-TV, OnTheRedCarpet.com's parent company.
Popular film website Rotten Tomatoes has temporarily disabled comments on pages containing reviews of "The Dark Knight Rises" due to an extraordinary number of hateful messages and even death threats posted in response to negative reviews of the anticipated blockbuster.
The site is operated by Flixster.com, a Warner Bros. company. The firm's studio is the distributor of "The Dark Knight Rises" - the third Batman flick in Christopher Nolan's trilogy, which stars Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway and is set to hit theaters on Friday, July 20.
Christian Bale said that his daughter cared more about Anne Hathaway's dog, a chocolate Labrador named Esmeralda, than the filming on the set of his newest movie, "Dark Knight Rises."
"She would be down all the time [and spent time with Anne Hathaway] - she loved her dog," Bale told the Associated Press at the film's New York premiere on July 16, 2012. "My daughter's not really interested in the filming - she comes along and is for any pets that happen to be around and for the food as well. She finds the filming very boring."
Christian Bale won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role on Sunday for his role in "The Fighter," marking the actor's first win and nomination.He beat John Hawkes of "Winter's Bone," Mark Ruffalo of "The Kids Are All Right," Jeremy Renner of "The Town" and Geoffrey Rush of "The King's Speech."