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Dicky Eklund

Christian Bale Crashed My Website!

3/1/2011 9:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Christian Bale single-handedly crashed Dicky Eklund's website Sunday night during the Oscars -- after the "Fighter" star gave the famous boxing trainer a shoutout during the awards ceremony.

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Dicky's daughter and publicist Kerry Eklund tells TMZ, Bale's promo during his acceptance speech for "Best Supporting Actor" drove a ridiculous amount of traffic to Dicky's website ... and the servers just couldn't handle the load.

Sources on the technical side tell us, the site experienced nearly 20 times its normal daily traffic -- jumping from around 500 hits to nearly 10,000.

The site is up and running again -- and Kerry tells us, Dicky's ready to kick his training schedule into high gear.




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1.

ucistu    

Only about a 20% jump from a 1 billion audience. Ouch. the headline should be....Christian Bale can advertise ****!

1249 days ago
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MIDNIGHT TOKER    

that movie sucked

1249 days ago
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hotbitch    

That was cool as hell of him to do that.

1249 days ago
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jennifer    

i hope everyone knows that ****y is a murderer. why celebrate that.

1249 days ago
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Chris    

Why the hell would 10,000 hits kill a server? I have pushed around 2 million hits a day on one server serving up JPGs all day long for years without killing the box. The real story should sound more like " We have a ****ty virtual account and our host cut us off because we reached our $9 accounts limit"....

Stupid story...

1249 days ago
6.

caren    

Christiaan really irritates me with that "ima bloke from the pub" sketch. The movie is DONE and it's quite insulting if D***y wern't too stupid to realise how Bale internalises him. YUK, by the way "actors" on Oscar night shine stupidity and fake adoration. Get over yourselves!

1249 days ago
7.

Stapp    

Remember Julia Roberts (Erin Brockovich), didnt even mention Erin's name in her acceptance speech. Well, Julia, u ought to shoot urself for being an ungrateful person. Look at what Bale did.
Bale is so true and honest to himself and his world.

1248 days ago
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jennifer    

he killed a man over drugs. he is no hero. just the same loser from lowell he always was and always will be.

1248 days ago
9.

Seth Morris    

Ha. That's pretty crazy. Bale definitely deserved the Oscar. Amazing performance!
http://www.themoviereviews.org

1210 days ago
10.

dobie gillis    

jennifer,
That's not free speech. It's slander and NOT true! Get a lawyer!

1191 days ago

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