Before actor Robert Downey Jr. became part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the actor was embroiled with controversies especially in terms of his personal life. He went on to become massively popular for his role as Iron Man and these movies made him a superhero for people in every possible way. However, when once asked about his personal life during an interview, the actor simply walked out of it leaving everyone baffled. The question which irked the actor was related to his equation with his father, the actor’s drinking and drug addiction and so on.
During a promotional interview for his movie Avengers: Age of Ultron, British Journalist Krishnan Guru-Murthy of Channel 4 asked him about all the above mentioned topics, which left the actor upset ultimately leaving the shooting floor. Krishnan Guru-Murthy was heard asking, “The reason I’m asking you about your past is you’ve talked in other interviews about your relationship with your father and the role in all of that of the dark periods you went through, taking drugs and drinking and all of that. I just wondered whether you think you’re free of all of that or whether that’s something…”
Now this left the actor infuriated and replying to this question, Robert Downey Jr. said, “What are we doing? Are we promoting a movie?” And next what we see is he asking probably his staff members standing near him to unplug the mike and him leaving the interview.
This interview clip had gone viral becoming the most talked about video clip back in 2015. ALSO READ: Avengers: Endgame- Rejected Sequence Released By Design Form Showcases A Never Seen Before Robert Downey Jr Aka Iron Man's Send-off
Post which Krishnan Guru-Murthy defending himself had mentioned about having rights to ask him questions about serious topics. ALSO READ: Iron Man Robert Downey Jr Once Threatened To Quit Marvel Studios Over The Remuneration Of His Fellow Cast Members
The actor too addressed this incident to Howard Stern in an interview had said, “I just wish I'd left sooner. I'm one of those guys where I'm always kind of assuming the social decorum is in play and that we're promoting a superhero movie, a lot of kids are going to see it. This has nothing to do with your creepy, dark agenda that I'm feeling like all of a sudden ashamed and obligated to accommodate your weirdo shit.” ALSO READ: Mark Ruffalo Reveals He Almost Didn’t Take The Role Of Hulk But Robert Downey Jr Convinced Him In True ‘Iron Man Fashion’ – VIDEO
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