Vulture

Skip to content, or skip to search.

the projectionist

Edelstein on Robert Downey Jr.’s Controversial Press Conference

New York's own David Edelstein weighs in on the controversy surrounding a recent press conference for The Soloist, one in which a journalist managed to ruffle Robert Downey Jr.'s feathers by referencing the infamous "full retard" speech from Tropic Thunder: "Downey is a great actor and deserves all kinds of respect for keeping his demons at bay, but there ought to be a rehab center for celebrity self-righteousness." [Projectionist]

Photo: Courtesy of Dreamworks