While accepting the Golden Globe as the best actor in a comedy film or musical, Bale also thanked author and director Adam McKay, the Oscar-winning writer of The Big Short, for hiring him to hire Cheney to play in the movie.
The actor joked that McKay was looking for someone who was "free of charisma", so he turned to him for the role.
"(McKay) said," I have to find someone who is absolutely charismatic and is laughed at by everyone. So he went, "Ah, it has to be Bale," Bale said on stage on Sunday.
He added that he "thwarts the market with charisma-free holes" – the last word was spewed out by NBC.  "Thanks to Satan for inspiring me to play this role," he continued.
Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney, a daughter of the former vice president, tweeted an answer to Bale, referring to one In 2008, he allegedly inspired him with an accusation of an attack on the actor.
"Satan probably inspired him as well," Cheney wrote before referring to a 2008 article about Bals arrest.