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Robert Downey Jr. and Wife Susan Are Expecting Their Second Child

Robert Downey Jr. and Wife Susan Are Expecting Their Second Child

Now this is how to confirm that a baby is on the way.

Robert Downey Jr. tweeted Wednesday in announcing—in signature RDJ fashion—that he and wife Susan Downeyare expecting their second child—and first daughter—together. (Susan is also a Scorpio, while the proud dad is an Aries.) The couple, who have been married for nearly nine years, welcomed son Exton Elias on Feb. 7, 2012. Downey also has a 20-year-old son, Indio, from his first marriage. Then it was on to Facebook, for another witty communiqué:

The Iron Man star’s rep also confirms the happy news.

Shortly after Exton was born, Downey talked about the kind of father he pictured himself being down the road.

“Do I want to be a hero to my son? No,” the veteran thesp, whose role to Hollywood superstardom was a bumpy yet ultimately fruitful one, told Esquire. “I would like to be a very real human being. That’s hard enough… Hero, to me, is not applicable to the human experience.”

So maybe he saves his heroics for the big-screen, but there’s certainly nothing wrong with only human.



by Natalie Finn



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