Top Stories

Robert Downey Jr.: I'm Getting an Oscar One Day!

Robert Downey Jr.: I'm Getting an Oscar One Day!

Robert Downey Jr. is the “man of iron” on the cover of GQ‘s May 2013 issue.

Here is what the 48-year-old Iron Man 3 actor had to share with mag:

On the inevitability of his winning an Oscar: “I, personally, would be shocked if we went to the end of the tape now and I didn’t have at least one. …Because I’m young enough, and I’m running down being occupied with these kind of genre movies, close enough. Even the next thing we’re doing with [my wife], I’m so confident about it. It’s the best script the studio has; it’s the best thing I’ve read in years. You know, honestly, my real answer to that is: I don’t care. I used to think I cared, and I couldn’t care less. Now, I’m not saying I wouldn’t get a little choked up, but it is amazing to see how people are literally hyperventilating when they get up there, because they have such an attachment to this outcome. I mean, it’s not like we’re at the f–king Olympics or something. …Look, even if I don’t get one directly, eventually they’re just going to have to give me one when I get old. So no matter how you slice it, I’m getting one.”

On his acting abilities: “I’m probably one of the best. …But it’s not that big a deal. It’s not like this is the greatest swath or generation of actors that has ever come down the pike.”

On knowing what will and won’t work: “I’m very good at deconstructing. I’m a very good troubleshooter for why something is unlikely to work. And most everything is unlikely to work.”

For more from Robert, visit GQ.com!

Like Just Jared on Facebook
robert downey jr covers gq may 2013 01
robert downey jr covers gq may 2013 02

Photos: Peggy Sirota / GQ
Posted to: Magazine, Robert Downey Jr

JJ Links Around The Web

Wenn
  • Paula Abdul made her debut on So You Think You Can Dance- US Weekly
  • Joe and Katherine Jackson reunited for their grandson Prince's graduation - TMZ
  • Read a recap for The Bachelorette - Gossip Cop
  • Watch MKTO‘s lyric video for "Bad Girls" - Just Jared Jr
  • Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kim Richards won't go back to rehab - Radar
  • Who was responsible for starting Johnny Depp's career? - Huffington Post
  • Keke Palmer just landed a new gig - Lainey Gossip
  • Homeland just added some more series regulars to season five - The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here