Christian Bale and 4-year-old Jayden Barber. (Facebook)
Christian Bale may have a reputation for his serious demeanor and short temper (as a certain on-set lighting technician knows oh-too-well), but the 38-year-old actor is also proving to be a kind and caring guy. In July, he visited victims wounded in the Colorado movie theater shooting (which took place during a showing of "The Dark Knight Rises," in which Bale stars), and just last week, he arranged to fly a 4-year-old Youngstown, Ohio boy suffering from leukemia to Disneyland. While the boy, named Jayden Barber, was probably thrilled enough to be able to make the trip to the happiest place on Earth, the diehard Batman fan got an extra surprise when Bale himself joined Jayden and his family for lunch.
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"Finally can share!!!" Jayden's mother, Charlene Barber, posted to her Facebook page on Friday along with a few pictures of Bale, Jayden, and family members. "Christian sent us to LA and we had lunch at Disney club 33 on wed!! He and his family were so awesome and down to earth!!!" And the actor was apparently plenty chatty: "They talked movies and super Heros and he was genuinely happy to hear about everything Jayden wanted to tell him," Barber also wrote. "Christian, his wife and daughter are three of the most beautiful people we have ever met!"
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