I think I like Christan Bale even MORE after hearing this!
I had an outburst like this at work once and it was completely justified. I am usually a very easy going , mild mannered guy. But people can take advantage of that. Insensitive fucks who don't care if what they do negatively effects others jobs. Sometimes these people need to be called out on their behavior. With people like that it often means verbally getting their attention in the most extreme matter.
In my case, and I assume in Bale's, I got away with it because my other coworkers knew that it was the only way to get the guy to change. That I would not act that way unless needed.