Robert Downey Jr. took home a Golden Globe last night for his work in “Sherlock Holmes” and, like Mo’Nique, gave an acceptance speech that definitely stood out from the rest. See the video after the jump.
Downey Jr sarcastically said he “had no one to thank,” and then proceeded to ‘not thank’ several people including his wife Susan and producer Joel Silver. “Avatar was going to take us to the cleaners. If they didn’t have me, we didn’t have a shot,” Downey joked. “What am I going to do? Thank Joel Silver, the guy who’s only restarted my career 12 times since I began 25 years ago? I really don’t want to thank my wife because I could be bussing tables at the Daily Grill if not for her. Jesus, what a gig that would be.”
The win marks the latest upturn in Downey’s career after several personal and professional setbacks. In a recent interview he said he was grateful for the chance to prove his critics wrong by staying sober and being a stable father to his 15-year-old son Indio.