Avengers: Endgame Trivia #118: Robert Downey Jr’s relationship with his character of Iron Man aka Tony Stark has been quirky, to begin with. He has said a lot of interesting things about him in the past but did you know he once called him an ‘a**hole’? Yes, you read that! He did actually say that.
In this trivia, we’ll take you back to the time when Robert Downey Jr said some headline-worthy things about his Iron Man character Tony Stark in the Avengers franchise. Though we bid him goodbye in Avengers: Endgame with ‘I Love You 3000’, there surely are these things to keep his character alive.
In a trivia published on ScreenRant, excerpts from Robert Downey Jr’s old interview states: “When I did the first Iron Man I had all the answers because I was saying, ‘this character is essentially an extension of myself.’ What I hadn’t seen in this kind of a genre movie was someone with a certain naturalism and confidence, but a vulnerability.”
Robert Downey Jr also adds that, “Stark was kind of an a**hole, but we really liked him and I didn’t want to do the thing where the more of a ‘solid guy’ he becomes, somehow or another the more engaging he is.”
There have been actors treating their role in a suave way but Robert Downey Jr’s relationship with Tony Stark screams swag. What do you think about the same? Do let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. Also, stick to this space for more such trivia around one of the biggest sagas there has ever been – Avengers.