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Trump thought I was Bruce Wayne, recalls Bale

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Christian Bale, who features in political dramedy "Vice", says current US treated him like the famous fictional character when he met him while filming "Rises" in 2011.

On the red carpet for the premiere of "Vice" here, Bale, who stars as former Vice in the film, recounted the past meeting with Trump.

"I met him, one time. We were filming on 'Batman' in and he said, 'come on up to the office'. I think he thought I was Bruce Wayne," Bale told Variety.

"Because I was dressed as So he talked to me like I was and I just went along with it, really. It was quite entertaining. I had no idea at the time that he would think about running for president," he added.

On his weight gain for the role of Cheney, Bale said he consulted a this time around rather than "winging it", as he did for his other transformative roles.

"This is the first time I actually did go to a cause I'm starting to feel my mortality. I did decide, 'You know what, I might die, so maybe I should go to see someone who actually knows what they're talking about instead of just winging it', which is what I've always done."

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First Published: Wed, December 12 2018. 14:24 IST
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