In April 1996 Robert Downey Jr. was arrested for possession of heroin, cocaine and having an unloaded .357-caliber Magnum, while he was speeding down Sunset Boulevard.
Now, eight years later the 43 year-old Iron Man star has been to hell and back, showing “how he defeated his demons to become Hollywood’s badass superhero in the latest issue of Rolling Stone.” [Just Jared]
In this recent interview, Downey Jr. discusses his current identity, his crazy schedule since Iron Man, the release of Tropic Thunder and how he is moving forward with his life since his days of drug addiction and living on the edge.
Downey Jr. is one cool cat!
Check out the full interview or pick up the issue of Rolling Stone on news stands, now.