08o: Bradley Cooper / TV On The Radio
No Bruce! Let Me Finish! The Best Of Celebrity Tirades
Christian Bale.....Bradley Cooper
George Foreman.....Kenan Thompson
Joan Cusack.....Abby Elliott
Jim Cramer.....Darrell Hammond
Nathan Lane.....Bobby Moynihan
[ open on Youtube screenshot of "Christian Bale Tirade" ]
Christian Bale V/O: Nooo!! Noooo!! Noooo!! Are you not a professional?! Do I f---in' walk around and rip your f---in' lights down in the middle of a scene?! No, Bruce! Let me finish!!
[ dissolve to Christian Bale standing on a film set, nodding away his shame ]
Christian Bale: Ha, ha, ha. Wasn't that funny? Hi, I'm Christian Bale, and, uh -- yes, that was me a few months ago on the set of a movie. I've apologized, uh, but it doesn't seem to matter to the millions of you so entertained by it. But, you know, every celebrity has a few moments on the set, uhhh -- [ he glances at his side, as a Stagehand hesitantly appears ]
Stagehand: Sorry about that.
[ he quickly scoots away before Bale's temper can flare ]
Christian Bale: [ breathing steadily ] Don't worry. I've got it under control, it's fine, you see. [ he chuckles nervously, then exhales deeply while clenching his hands tightly together ] And to PROVE it to you, that outbursts like mine are perfectly normal, I've, uh, compiled this DVD>
[ show DVD case ]
Announcer: "No Bruce! Let Me Finish! The Best of Celebrity Tirades."
[ cut back to Bale ]
Christian Bale: EVERY celebrity, no matter how beloved, has LOST CONTROL once or twice on the set, uh -- even the loveable George Foreman.
[ cut to Foreman, standing before his George Foreman Grill in his kitchen set ]
George Foreman: And the WONDERFUL thing about the Foreman Grill... is it's SO easy!
[ he leans his hand across the top of the grill, and is promptly burned ]
George Foreman: OWWWW!!!! It wasn't supposed to be plugged in!! Son of a BEE STING!! Who did this?! My sons George, George, George, and George are gonna have your nuts on a PLATE!!! No, no, no, Bruce!! Let me finish!!
[ cut back to Bale ]
Christian Bale: See? Nnoe of us are perfect. Not even a mild-mannered star like, uh, Joan Cusack.
[ cut to Cusack standing before a suburban kitchen set ]
Joan Cusack: I'm Joan Freakin' Cusack! What part of that don't you understand?! [ she points both hands to herself ] I'm... a professional! You-ou-ou... are a boob! [ looks offscreen ] No, Bruce! Let me finish!
[ cut back to Bale ]
Christian Bale: See? It happens to everyone. This DVD has them all Like, um -- "Mad Money"'s Jim Cramer.
[ cut to Cramer standing on his set ]
Jim Cramer: [ with a fluctuating pitch that is more enthusiastic than angry ] Jim Cramer! Other people want to make friends! I just want to make you money! Economy's going down the tubes. BOTTOM LINE!! Everything's gonna be fine. We'll all get through this. No, Bruce... let me finish.
[ cut back to Bale, as the Stagehand cowers in the background behind him ]
Christian Bale: [ outraged ] THAT was the ANGRIEST clip you could GET??!! RE-E-EALLY??!! And -- [ turns and notices the cowering Stagehand ] And what's with THIS guy?!! If he's still here when I get back, I will BURY YOU!!! I will BU -- [ catches himself ] Ahhhhh-ahhhh! Ha ha! [ smiles ] That's a bit of fun there! [ he chuckles nervously and gives the Stagehand a thumbs-up ]
[ Stagehand shirks away ]
Christian Bale: You see? The thing that people don't understand is that acting is a craft. To make art... the artist must focus like a laser. Observe the work of Nathan Lane.
[ cut to Lane standing on a stage set ]
Nathan Lane: [ singing ] "Some-thing fa-mil-iar! Some-thing pe-cul-iar! Some-thing for everyone --" NO, BRUCE!!! LET ME FINISH!!!
[ cut back to Bale, holding the DVD ]
Christian Bale: So order now, only for $19.95. All proceeds go to charity -- the charity of my legal defense fund. [ he stares at his picture on the DVD case ] Is this the best picture you could find? HUH??!! No, where's the one from "Newsies"? Hey, real -- amateurs! Amateurs!
[ cut to product slide ]
Announcer: "No Bruce! Let Me Finish!" For only $19.95. Buy it today!
[ fade ]