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Christian Bale Arrested for Assault

Christian Bale was arrested for assault in London today, after allegedly lashing out at his mother and sister Sunday night before Monday's British Dark Knight premiere. Following the supposed incident at Park Lane's Dorchester Hotel where Christian was staying, his mother and sister brought the accusations to the Hampshire police station who referred it to the London police. The police held off on arresting him until today and although Bale remains in custody he has not been formally charged.

Update: Christian has been released from custody and was ordered to return to deal with the matter in September.

Update #2: Christian's rep has released the following statement: "Christian Bale attended a London police station today, on a voluntary basis, in order to assist with an allegation that had been made against him to the police by his mother and sister. Mr. Bale who denies the allegation, co-operated throughout, gave his account in full of the events in question, and has left the station without any charge being made against him by the police. At this time, there will be no further comment by Mr. Bale."


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orisugar orisugar 9 years
They said that he VERBALLY attacked his mother and sister because they insulted his wife. I think that's a legitimate reason enough to verbally attack someone. And it's weird that the mother went to the police over a family yelling session. I mean DEAL with your family stuff on your own. Maybe his mother/sister are bitches.
rachcakesxsays rachcakesxsays 9 years
Most random thing ever!?
Zarah Zarah 9 years
he's a former child actor - that means the chances of his parents being jerks is pretty high. sounds like this whole dust up was manufactured by a pair of stupid jealous birds who don't like his wife. i feel so bad for him, he must be freaking out to be in the news like this. he has otherwise lead an exemplary public life, behaving like a real actor & not a celebrity. he must be furious with his mother and sister and they should be thoroughly ashamed of themselves - especially since they've likely been benefiting from his fame and fortune since his childhood. if i were him i'd cut them off for a period of time and demand they seek mental help if they want to ever be part of his life again.
ChanelLover ChanelLover 9 years
Definitely surprised by this one, especially because his mother and sister reported him. But who knows what the true story is... guess we'll see.
hills hills 9 years
uh really disapointed with him, it was in the news paper today, and his mum said it wasnt her or her daughter who called the police but just that an incident happend and its a private family matter...
krisua krisua 9 years
Aha, getting closer to his American Psycho character.
northernstar northernstar 9 years
Whoever wrote this needs to revise it because Bale was released with no charges, and he was arrested for ALLEGED assault. Know the difference? His mother has not seen him in years, she's most likely an alcoholic or a druggie who just wants his money.
popplewell popplewell 9 years
Im not surprised since in Batman boards fans post their encounters with him and its not usually good. He lashes out at reporters and if he can lashed out so bad at female fans let alone his mom and sister.
LadyLiLa83 LadyLiLa83 9 years
I hope to God this isn't true, but you never know. I have loved Christian since I saw him in Newsies when I was a kid, so I really hope this isn't true! I do agree that it's quite possible that money was involved (it IS quite fishy that it happened the night before probably the biggest movie of his career came out), so let's just keep our fingers crossed that it's not true!!
alikat07 alikat07 9 years
While I don't know the whole situation, the fact that this comes just after the DK premiere, etc. seems fishy to me. I'm inclined to believe his mom & sis are after money or publicity. Obviously if they go to the police about an argument he has to follow up. Yikes, big mess.
MandeeLei MandeeLei 9 years
I love the people that say "I highly doubt his own mother would do this unless he deserved it!" Like you people know Christian Bale's family? Are you guys serious? Just because it's someone mother doesn't mean anything. She could be a sadistic, jealous, manipulative, lying bitch for all you know. But the thing is that's important is that no one does! So until then stop speculating and saying you "thought he was a nice guy." Have you ever met him?
dancingnancy dancingnancy 9 years
his mother and sister are assholes of the highest order
Papaver Papaver 9 years
Sorry, I just read your post so I didn't get it. I just get frustrated reading posts on his imdb boear where people ARE going crazy. Anyway I hope they will sort their issues.
Amesabelle Amesabelle 9 years
Papaver - you misunderstood. It's not the fact that she was a circus dancer that was funny. It's that Ekaterina called her a circus clown. Big difference. It's okay. And I don't think anyone has gone crazy defending him.
Sica Sica 9 years
Bizarre. I just can't believe! He seems to be such a nice guy...
bleached bleached 9 years
Allyace... TELL ME ABOUT IT!!!!!!
Papaver Papaver 9 years
If she really was a circus dancer-what's so funny about it? I love Bale as an actor but I don't go crazy defending him and putting whole blame on his family, calling mum and sis druggies, alcoholics and so on. Still can't wait to see The Dark Knight!
Allyace Allyace 9 years
jessy777: verbal assault including threatening to kill someone will definitely get you arrested if you put the person in fear of an immediate battery. I really need to stop studying....
Amesabelle Amesabelle 9 years
His mother was a circus DANCER (according to IMDB). LOL
kimmie33 kimmie33 9 years
Yeah...I'm not buyin this story. I think there's more to it than we know. There two sides to every story. I still say Bale rocks!
EkaterinaBallerina EkaterinaBallerina 9 years
Just remember this too people: every fight or loud argument you have gotten into with your family could technically be deemed assault. My dad has a client now whose wife had him arrested for yelling at her. Everyone fights with their family. It happens. But he's got to deal with it publicly now. And before making the comment that he's an actor and therefore violatile and has weird personality traits, look at the fact that his mother is a circus clown and the entire family are performers. The knee-jerk reaction that of course he did it because actors are violatile doesn't work when the plaintiffs are performers as well.
paine paine 9 years
I hope this is a missunderstanding. of course being the premier, and being more known now, didn´t help, and the media blows everything out of proportion. some papz waiting for him at the police station, poor thing..
spicyaroma spicyaroma 9 years
:faint: Some family he's got, reporting their own son & brother to the police. Besides, it's not they're seriously hurt. I hope everthing gets cleared for Christian and his family!
ilikeatea ilikeatea 9 years
say it isn't so!
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
alleged assault.
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