After having a well deserved Oscar for his role in Chaplin in 1992 stolen from him by Al Pacino in Scent Of a Woman, Robert Downey Jr told GQ Magazine in a recent interview he is determined to get an Oscar someday.
Making a joke about it he said he "wasn't hurt," physically anyway, when he lost out to Pacino.
"First of all, I want to qualify that there is no physical pain by not winning something.
"There is psychological turmoil and lack of understanding, but what is really going on here? Because I can say that I've been stiffed.
"I can lie, and pretend I worry. But I don't care. I. Don't. Care. Honestly.
"There was a time when I thought the only way out of hell was to win a certain type of award. And then I thought, what a pitiful existence.
Looking on the bright side of the future and his career the Due Date actor is confident he will win an Oscar someday.
"Look, as long as I stick around I'm going to end up with a bunch of them anyway as they're going to run out of people to give them to.
"And I'm probably going to win it one year when someone else deserves to win it. Why? Because it's my time, goddamit. And that's the way s**t works around here. I'm just an uptight mutt at the top of his game. Welcome to Hollywood, b***h!
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