Written by Zoë Holloway, May 5, 2016

Robert Downey Jr spoke to radio shock jock Howard Stern about relationships overnight and revealed that his wife of 11 years, Susan Downey, has given him a ‘free pass’ – but under some pretty specific conditions.

The 51-year-old actor revealed his wife approves of actress Gwyneth Paltrow. ‘My free pass is – because her and Susan are such good friends – is Paltrow. I gotta get her back in these movies so I can make out with her onscreen again,’ the star joked.LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 17: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME. MANDATORY CREDIT PHOTO BY DAVE M. BENETT/GETTY IMAGES REQUIRED) Robert Downey Jr (L) and Gwyneth Paltrow pose at the Iron Man 3 photocall at The Dorchester on April 17, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)

The 43-year-old actress played Pepper Potts, the love interest of Robert’s character Tony Stark, in the first three Iron Man films.

When he was asked if a dalliance with the actress would make his wife jealous, Robert responded, ‘She could care less’. However, he admitted he’d only be allowed to hook up with Gwyn if the pair were ‘rolling on a take’ for a film.HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: Actors Gwyneth Paltrow (L) and Robert Downey Jr. arrive at the premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' "Iron Man 3" at the El Capitan Theatre on April 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Adamant that he’s ‘very happily married’, it looks like the two co-stars are likely to stay just that.

 

 

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