Robert Downey Jr. on the Type of Person He ‘Can’t Understand’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Though Robert Downey Jr. lately bid farewell to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) — sacrificing himself for humankind — he’ll at all times be remembered as an egotist… reformed. 

Stark was the panorama’s self-serving billionaire turned altruistic savior. Robert Downey Jr. and Iron Man grew intimately linked over the past decade. RDJ appeared to seamlessly faucet into the character’s quick-wit and quick-talking type, as he usually boasts these traits in different movies (see Sherlock Holmes). And, although Robert Downey Jr. discovered a connection to Stark — a solution to perceive the character — he can’t perceive all kinds of folks. 

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Robert Downey Jr. attends the ‘The First Avenger: Civil War’ Berlin Premiere | Matthias Nareyek/Getty Images

During an interview with The New York Times, again when Downey was new to Tony Stark, he sat down to speak about his profession and his life main as much as his Marvel casting. The MCU was not the foremost filmic franchise it’s today, and RDJ’s profession was reascending.

Downey was as soon as once more climbing the Hollywood ladder to reclaim a number of the top-dog standing he sacrificed following issues with medicine and alcohol, in addition to stints in jail; all of it left him a bit much less fascinating in studio executives’ eyes. RDJ defined that, although residing by way of a whirlwind previous of chaotic selections, he struggles to narrate to such a mindset. 

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Robert Downey Jr. on seeing somebody who’s “throwing their life away”

Robert Downey Jr. defined that, when he sees people struggling to take management of their life, throwing away their alternatives, he can’t relate. He said:

If I see any person who’s throwing their life away with each fingers and is raging round and destroying their household, I can’t perceive that particular person,” he stated. “I’m not in that sphere of exercise anymore, and I don’t perceive it any greater than I understood 10 or 20 years in the past that one way or the other all the things was going to prove O.Ok. from this awful, unique and darkish triple chapter of my life. I swear to God I don’t even actually perceive that planet anymore.

The New York Times

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Robert Downey Jr. went by way of a tough patch in life — all through the 1980s and a number of the 1990s — but he has emerged stronger than ever. He has emerged with course, focus, and a way of duty. Though he endured a “lousy, exotic, and dark triple chapter,” he doesn’t perceive “that planet anymore.” 

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Downey can not see how he, or different folks in that place, can assume an it-will-all-work-out mindset when each motion taken works to show in any other case. Yet, RDJs’ previous doesn’t outline him, as he has since gone on to develop into of probably the most profitable actors in all of Hollywood.

Downey lately appeared in Dolittle, and he’s set to play rip-off physician John Brinkley in an upcoming biopic, in addition to Sherlock Homles within the third installment throughout from Jude Law. However, if Jon Favreau didn’t take an opportunity on him manner again when…would he be the place he’s today? Without Iron Man, who would RDJ be to followers? Luckily, we are going to by no means should know.

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