Christian Bale
Bullying Survivor
Male | Los Angeles, CA   United States
Christian Bale: 'I Was Bullied Because Of Fame'
Bullying Type: Physical
Posted By: BullyVille
4/01/12 10:14 AM
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Actor Christian Bale was a frequent target for school bullies - because of his Hollywood success as a kid.

After a string of commercials, Bale starred in the 1987 movie Empire of the Sun when he was just 13, and became an overnight sensation. However, instead of attracting a legion of friends because of his fame, he inadvertently turned his classmates against him.

He says, "It was not a great time. I was a victim of bullying and had other kids kicking and punching me every day. It was an early lesson in how making a film can set you apart. If you don't want to live with the consequences then don't make the film."

"But that didn't help at the time. I was confused about other people's reactions to me, both good and bad. It can mess anyone up."


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Name: Christian Bale
Age: 48
Country: United States
Location: Los Angeles, CA
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