While on a press tour for his newest release The Flowers of War, Christian Bale was harassed by Chinese authorities as he attempted to visit blind civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng. The actor, who had just finished a screening of his film at its red carpet premiere, was inspired to visit Guangcheng’s after hearing of his humanitarian efforts and his perseverance in the face of strict government opposition.

This is certainly a serious matter, and I don’t want to bore you with anymore of my narrative, so check out the video below for more:

While China has tried it’s best to repress recent revolts and organized strikes, this ordeal with Bale doesn’t bode well for the nation’s international reputation.

What’d you guys think? Those police should have known better than to mess with the God Damn Batman! Sound off in the comment’s below.