The Oscar-winning actress filed for divorce from him last month after nearly five years of marriage.
James gave his first interview since he and Bullock split up to ABC News's "Nightline" program. The interview is to air Tuesday.
Asked if he thinks he's the most hated man in the United States, People.com said James told "Nightline," "I think the most hated man in the world now."
UsMagazine.com quoted James as saying, "I took a pretty amazing life and marriage and threw it away."