Since starring as Tony Stark in “Iron Man,” Robert Downey Jr. has been taking his role as superhero pretty seriously. It seems the actor recently rescued two kittens.
The 46-year-old covers the January/February issue of Men’s Fitness and discussed his act of kindness with the magazine.
“Eighteen months ago, I’m saying, ‘I don’t want any rescue pets within 100 yards of either of my residences, I’m sorry. I don’t want some, like, tripod, abused animal.’ I was adamantly opposed to the whole idea. And now I couldn’t imagine living without them. I’ve become one of those people where the Missus is like, ‘They don’t want to see iPhone pictures of our kittens right now. Stop it.”
Downey reportedly rescued the two kittens from a bush in West Hollywood. ”Their names are Montgomery and Dartanian,” the actor added.
What a softy. Downey can next be seen in “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” and will become a new daddy soon with wife Susan.