'Batman' star Bale tries to visit China activist

British actor Christian Bale arrives for the European Premiere of The Dark Knight, in central London, Monday July 21 2008. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

December 16, 2011 9:14:34 AM PST
"Batman" star Christian Bale, in the midst of promoting a film he made in China that some critics have called propaganda, was stopped from visiting a blind activist living under house arrest - with a CNN crew in tow.