Robert Downey Jr. frightens boy who wanted to meet Iron Man
The viral photo of the week -- nay, the month ... no the YEAR -- has got to be this one of one child's crushing disappointment in meeting Robert Downey Jr. If you haven't seen it yet, well, there it is, right up there.
The story goes that 1 1/2-year-old Iron Man fan Jaxson Denno got a chance to meet Downey, who was in the western Massachusetts towns of Sunderland and Shelburne Falls to shoot his movie The Judge. The boy was apparently very excited to meet his hero, but was obviously less than thrilled to see the 48-year-old actor, as seen in this photo posted on Facebook.
"He was fine as soon as he talked to him," mom Heather Denno told People. She said Jaxson "was so confused because I kept telling him it was Iron Man and he knew it wasn't. Well, not Iron Man in the suit." Or he didn't realize Tony Stark was so old.
Don't worry, Jaxson; The Juice* distinctly remembers Grandma Juice* confusing us by saying Han Solo was the star of Raiders of the Lost Ark to get us to go to the movie theater to see it. We've never been the same since.