London, Feb 5 (ANI): Batman actor Christian Bale recently found himself at the centre of a controversy after an audio tape of him ranting at a crew member got leaked. However, he's not the only star to have lost his cool.
In the past, there have been many instances of stars, of the likes of Sharon Osbourne, Britney Spears and Tom Cruise, blowing their tops on one occasion or another.
Tom Cruise famously let rip at a reporter after he squirted him with water with a fake microphone during an interview at the London premiere of War of the Worlds in June 2005.
Joe Kinnear blew his top in October as the pressure of managing Newcastle took its toll - just four days into his reign, reports The Mirror.
Heather Mills was famous for her rant on her 'favourite' programme GMTV.
Osbourne lashed out at 26-year-old model Megan Hauserman after she insulted husband Ozzy during the filming of the "Rock of Love:Charm School" reunion show.
Spears couldn't keep her hair on during a stormy encounter with the paparazzi in February 2007 when she used her umbrella to lash-out at photographers who flooded around her.
Singer Bjork lost her Icelandic cool as she attacked a photographer after landing in Bangkok airport back in January last year.
In 2007 Liam Gallagher punched a photographer outside a shop while his five-year-old son looked on.
Kanye West recently lashed-out at a photographer and took his camera before smashing it into the ground in Los Angeles airport.
John Prescott infamously boiled-over during an election campaign in May 2001 after a countryside protester through an egg at him.
Guns and Roses' Axel rose shot himself into the crowd during a gig in St Louis back in 1991 to hit a photographer trying to record the show. (ANI)