Christian Bale refers to McConnell, Cheney as 'charisma-free a--holes'

Actor Christian Bale referred to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellThis week: House kicks off public phase of impeachment inquiry Progressive veterans group launches campaign labeling Trump as a 'national security threat' GOP senators plan to tune out impeachment week MORE (R-Ky.) and former Vice President Dick Cheney as “charisma-free assholes” and invoked “Satan” while accepting a Golden Globe award for his role as the former vice president in “Vice.”

“Thank you to that geezer over there, Adam,” Bale said, as he drew the crowd’s attention Sunday at the 76th annual awards show to “Vice” writer and director Adam McKay, while onstage accepting an award for “Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.”

“He said, ‘I’ve got to find somebody who can be absolutely charisma-free and reviled by everybody,’ " Bale quipped. "And he went, ‘Ah it’s got to be Bale in it.’ Thank you, and for all the competition, I will be cornering the market on charisma-free assholes.”


“What do you think, Mitch McConnell next?” Bale, 44, said to applause. “That would be good.”

Bale then continued, “Thank you to Satan for giving me inspiration on how to play this role.”