Robert Downey Jr. Reflects On Use Of Blackface In Tropic Thunder

Robert Downey Jr. Reflects On Use Of Blackface In Tropic Thunder

Of course, opinions are subjective, so while Robert Downey Jr. had some friends who were okay with him donning blackface in this manner, there were plenty of others who found this aspect of Tropic Thunder distasteful. As for where Downey’s head is at with Tropic Thunder now, while he acknowledges that there are folks who don’t like how Lincoln Osiris was handled, he maintains that he went into the role with the best of intentions, saying: