Robert Downey Jr. says he was “relieved” not to win an Oscar for Chaplin

Robert Downey Jr. says he was “relieved” not to win an Oscar for Chaplin

The actor also expressed his happiness over his Academy Award nomination for Oppenheimer this year.

In an interview with The View published on Wednesday, Robert Downey Jr. said that not winning his first of three Oscar nominations for playing Charlie Chaplin in Chaplin 1992 was a relief.

“I was young and crazy”Downey Jr. said by way of explanation. He lost to Al Pacino in Women perfume. If he had won, Downey said, “it would have given me the impression that he was on the right path.”

He told Whoopi Goldberg, her co-star in the 1991 comedy Soapdish: “Whoopi Remembers.” “We were on that path together,” Goldberg agreed.

After his first Oscar nomination, Downey Jr. went through “30 years of dependency, depravity and despair” he claimed.

Robert Downey Jr. on his Oscar nomination for Oppenheimer

Downey also expressed his happiness over his Oppenheimer nomination this year.

“I was very happy for the 13 nominations,” she said, adding that she “couldn’t believe it was Emily Blunt’s first Oscar nomination.”

Downey Jr. plays the chairman of the United States Atomic Energy Commission, Lewis Straussin the Best Picture candidate Christopher Nolan.

The 96th Academy Awards will air live on Sunday, March 10 from the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.

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