Heartbroken, Robert Downey Jr. Vows to Help Indio Achieve Sobriety!


Robert Downey, Jr.Robert Downey, Jr. is by far one of the most beloved actors of all times, not only for his unmatched talent but also his drive to get and stain clean from illicit drugs after serving prison time in 1999. While he continued to struggle for several years after being released, Downey eventually embraced a life of sobriety and has gone on to share his acting gift with the world in films like Zodiac, Tropic Thunder, Iron Man, and Sherlock Holmes” A Game of Shadows”.

Just like Downey’s earlier problems with cocaine and heroin, his 20-year-old son, Indio, has also struggled with drug addiction. On August 7, 2014, Indio was arrested on a felony for possession of a controlled substance. After pulling a car over, cops noticed the passenger was smoking something from a pipe. After conducting a search, Indio was found to be in possession of cocaine.

Indo has followed in his father’s footsteps by earning millions for his role in the movie Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” but sadly, also his problem with drugs. As imagined, Downey, Jr. is heartbroken and doing everything possible to help his son achieve sobriety too. As a first-time offender, Indio will probably enter some type of drug diversion program opposed to doing jail or prison time. Knowing first-hand how hard it is to kick an addiction, Downey, Jr. actually thanked the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department for what he called an “intervention”.


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