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Robert Downey Jr. walks out of "Avengers" interview over personal questions

Robert Downey Jr. stormed out of a sitdown interview with the UK Channel 4
Robert Downey Jr. stormed out of a sitdown in... 01:52

Robert Downey Jr. cut an interview promoting the new "Avengers" film short after the questions got increasingly personal.

The actor sat down with Krishnan Guru-Murphy of Britain's Channel 4 News to discuss "Avengers: Age of Ultron," but about halfway through the interview he began asking about Downey's past -- including his drug addiction and time in jail, as well as his political views.

Downey can be seen getting increasingly uncomfortable as the interview progresses ("Are we promoting a movie?" he asks at one point) before finally shutting the whole thing down.

You can watch the entire exchange in the video below:

"Avengers: Age of Ultron" opens in theaters May 1.

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