Robert Downey Jr., who was on a promotional tour for his upcoming film, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, walked out of an interview with Channel 4 News once questions got a little awkward.
The interview began smoothly, as Channel 4 News Presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy started questioning Downey Jr. about his role as Iron Man in the film, but the interview soon took a turn for the worse.
When Guru-Murthy asked him to comment on a statement he made to the New York Times in 2008 on how his political views changed during his time in prison, Downey Jr. became confused and agitated over the nature of the question.
“I wouldn’t say that I am a Republican, a liberal, or a Democrat,” he said. “I was talking to the person who was doing the interview that day, and that just happened to be my opinion.”
Guru-Murthy didn’t stop there — he continued to push Downey Jr. about his relationship with his father during a rough period in his life when Downey walked out of the interview.
“I’m sorry, I really don’t — what are we doing?” he said, shaking his head as he walked out of the room.
This is not Guru-Murthy’s first time in the hot seat. He came under fire back in 2013 during another heated interview with director Quentin Tarantino when he tried to get Tarantino to create a link between the violence in his film, Django Unchained, and real-life violence.