Christian Bale's prominent Cockney accent leaves shocked fans 'mind blown'

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' is COCKNEY?!' star Christian Bale's prominent British accent leaves shocked fans ‘mind blown’

By Jabeen Waheed For Mailonline

Published: 08:44 GMT, 14 November 2019 | Updated: 08:44 GMT, 14 November 2019

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He has cemented his a-list status in huge blockbusters such as The Machinist, American Psycho and 's The Dark Knight series. 

But despite being in the movie business since the eighties, Christian Bale's real accent has continued to leave fans shocked and confused. 

The star, who was born in Wales and grew up in Surrey, Dorset, and Bournemouth, appeared on BBC Breakfast on Wednesday with Matt Damon, where it was his prominent cockney twang that caught the attention of viewers.  

'Weird hearing him speak!' Despite being in the movie business since the eighties, Christian Bale's real accent has continued to leave fans shocked and confused

'Weird hearing him speak!' Despite being in the movie business since the eighties, Christian Bale's real accent has continued to leave fans shocked and confused

After being born in Pembrokeshire, Christian spent a lot of time relocating around the UK with his parents, and they even lived in Portugal.

At 17, the American Hustle star moved to Los Angeles with his father following his parents' divorce, where he cemented his acting credentials and became one of 's biggest names. 

However, his accent once again reminded, and even surprised, fans of his humble upbringing across the pond. 

Following his interview with Matt, viewers rushed to social media to express their bewilderment. 

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