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Robert Downey Jr.

Morning Roundup: Sept. 15, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Indio Downey sentenced to drug diversion program, man-eating leopard targeting drunks in Himalayas, and drunk man found in maternity ward with dead rabbit. MORE  

Robert Downey, Jr. Talks Passing on Addiction to Son

By Shawn Dwyer

In an upcoming edition of Vanity Fair, the Iron Man actor discussed his own past with addiction while addressing his son's current struggle. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Indio Downey charged with felony cocaine possession, 244 arrested for DUI at Sturgis bike rally, and fecal bacteria found on pot grown in Washington. MORE  

Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Arrested On Drug Charges

By McCarton Ackerman

Indio Downey has taken the dangerous course of following his father's old footsteps. MORE  

Robert Downey, Jr. to Produce Rehab Drama for Showtime

By Shawn Dwyer

The A-list star and recovering addict will presumably draw from his own experiences for the series. MORE  

Celebrity Roundup: March 16, 2012

By Sam Lansky

Robert Downey Jr. accused of outing Hollywood's darkest secrets, Jeremy Lin honored by marijuana strain name, and Michael Madsen arrested for drunken altercation with son. MORE  

Tom Sizemore Cleans Up

By Anna David

The seriously-sober actor reflects on nearly losing it all, the secrets of Celebrity Rehab, his bloody battle with Heidi Fleiss, and the hardest thing about staying clean in Hollywood. MORE  

Cri-Help

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Cri-Help may share more than a few characteristics with a prison, but love and care ooze from its pores. It apparently saved Robert Downey Jr.—but beware the laughing liquor clown. MORE  

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