Want proof that everybody and their mother has heard the Christian Bale rant?
The above chart was taken using Google Trends. Marker "A" is the People's Choice Award, which took place on January 8, where Bale took home an award for his work in the latest Batman flick. Marker "B" is February 3, the date the rant was leaked onto the Internet. See that spike? That's 10X the normal search volume for the term "Christian Bale", all because of one profanity-laced tirade.
Of course, there are some crackpot theorists that claim this is all some elaborate