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Robert Downey, Jr. Releases Statement on Son Indio's Arrest

Robert Downey, Jr. has released a statement following his 20-year-old son Indio‘s arrest for cocaine possession over the weekend.

“Unfortunately there’s a genetic component to addiction and Indio has likely inherited it. Also, there is a lot of family support and understanding, and we’re all determined to rally behind him and help him become the man he’s capable of being,” the 49-year-old Iron Man actor said in his statement (via TMZ). “We’re grateful to the Sheriff’s department for their intervention, and believe Indio can be another recovery success story instead of a cautionary tale.”

In some more positive news for Robert, he was just named the Most Powerful Actor in the World by Forbes for the mag’s Celebrity 100 list.

Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Indio Arrested for Cocaine Possession

Robert Downey Jr.‘s son Indio (pictured here back in May 2008) was arrested this weekend for cocaine possession, according to TMZ.

The 20-year-old was driving around in the passenger seat with one of his friends on Sunday (June 29) at around 2pm PT in West Hollywood, Calif. when a cop pulled up alongside the car and noticed the passenger smoking out of a pipe.

The car was pulled over and an L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy did a search, which resulted in allegedly finding cocaine in Indio‘s possesion. He was arrested, taken to jail, and then posted his $10,000 bail just after midnight.

Robert famously struggled with drug addiction and spent time in prison before cleaning up his act and rebooting his career.

UPDATE: Read the statement that Robert released about his son and addiction.

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Indio Downey: RDJ is the (Iron) Man!

Robert Downey Jr. takes his son Indio, 14, to watch the LA Lakers face off against the Utah Jazz at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday. (Lakers won 109-98.)

RDJ‘s Iron Man soared to the top at the box office this weekend with a staggering $100.7 million. Following in second place was Made of Honor with $15.5 million and Baby Mama with $10.3 million.

The film has scored a whopping 94% score on RottenTomatoes.com, which is the top reviewed movie of the year and beats all ratings of any super hero flick ever. AMAZING!!!!!!!!! More Here! »

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Robert Downey Jr is an Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. was spotted walking outside the Sprint Style Villa earlier today in Miami Beach, Florida. He was accompanied by his 13-year-old son Indio Falconer Downey (from his first wife Deborah Falconer).

If you haven’t heard, Robert Downey Jr. will be playing Iron Man in the self-titled 2008 film. Gwyneth Paltrow will play Virginia “Pepper” Potts, the personal assistant to Iron Man’s alter-ego, billionaire Tony Stark. Terrence Howard will play Stark’s confidant and associate, Jim Rhodes. Production begins next month!

(Images via Getty)

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