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Entertainment Robert Downey Jr Insists He Asked To Be Left Out Of Oscar Campaigns For Iron Man

15:50  09 october  2019
15:50  09 october  2019 Source:   huffingtonpost.co.uk

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Robert Downey Jr . used his superpowers to stop Oscar campaigns for his Tony Stark / Iron Man Downey suggested the push for an Oscar nomination stopped with him . “I’m so glad you brought Downey made the comments after the two dissected director Martin Scorsese’s recent remark that

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  Robert Downey Jr Insists He Asked To Be Left Out Of Oscar Campaigns For Iron Man © AP Robert Downey Jr has maintained it was his decision to not be involved in Oscar campaigns for his Tony Stark/Iron Man character.

On Monday, Robert made the surprising revelation during an interview with US broadcaster Howard Stern, after the presenter complimented his performance in the Marvel franchise as “excellent” and “totally believable.”

However, when Howard suggested the reason the actor had been deprived of an Oscar nomination for his Iron Man role was because of the movies’ superhero genre, Robert admitted the push for an Oscar nomination stopped with him.

“I’m so glad you brought this up because there was some talk about it, and I said, ‘Let’s not,’” he said in the clip.

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bid for Robert Downey Jr ., but it turns out the actor has no interest in an awards campaign for his final outing as Tony Stark / Iron Man in the Marvel Downey Jr . appeared on the October 7 edition of Howard Stern’s Sirius XM talk show, where the radio host expressed frustration with Oscar voters for

Robert Downey Jr . decided not to campaign for an Oscar for his portrayal of Tony Stark . October 08, 2019 6:34 am by Ryan Parker. The actor behind Iron Man also responded to Martin Scorsese's Robert Downey Jr . made it a point to stay out of any Oscar race for his portrayal as Tony Stark .

“Doing [the Marvel movies] was their own reward. I don’t know that it’s time or if I am the guy... to have the Academy recognise.”

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Robert made the comments after the two dissected director Martin Scorsese’s recent remark that Marvel movies are “not cinema”.

The Iron Man star downplayed the criticism, saying that different perspectives were welcome.

“I was happy to be part of the problem if there is one,” he said.

Iron Man, Avengers movies and other Marvel spin-offs that Downey has appeared in have reaped billions of dollars since he made his debut as Tony Stark in 2008.

“It is this very large, multiheaded Hydra at this point,” he said.

  Robert Downey Jr Insists He Asked To Be Left Out Of Oscar Campaigns For Iron Man © Marvel/Disney/Kobal/Shutterstock Robert’s character was killed off in Avengers: Endgame but will reportedly return to Marvel in a Black Widow prequel movie.

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Elsewhere in the interview, Robert Downey Jr . also mentioned that when he signed on for Iron Man over a decade ago, he didn’t really A lot of Marvel movies have earned Oscar nominations in the visual effects category, including all three Iron Man movies and the Avengers and Avengers: Infinity

During his conversation with the ' Iron Man ' star, Downey Jr . told Stern he was involved in an argument in the green room right before he came into Robert described the dispute saying "I was just standing out there standing in front of the TV screen when this little nebbish big wig says " out of the way!"

At least he’ll always have his Oscar nominations for Chaplin and Tropic Thunder...

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