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Robert Downey Jr. for all the wins, people!

Via a back-and-forth with a woman on Instagram, the actor has proven that he doesn’t need to dress as Iron Man in order to be a superhero.

Robert Downey, Jr. as Tigger

Last week, Vicky Keyte ("envy_coatings" on Instagram) tagged Downey in a social media post, explaining that her seven-year old son, Daniel, is a huge Iron Man fan.

He sadly suffers from cystic fibrosis and he was tragically the target of a bully prior to Keyte writing her message. It reads:

Daniel could really do with a little lift at the moment after a child at school has told him that all children with [cystic fibrosis] die.

If this reaches him and Daniel could get a reply I hope that it could help him through his stay in hospital as it is starting to take its toll on him.

A very sweet gesture by Vicky, but no way would Downey actually write back… right?


While dressed as Tigger, the beloved actor responded directly to this request, penning the following response on Instagram:

Mr. Stark here. This is for Daniel … who was having a rough day recently. When I’m in the dumps, I’ve found this little getup to be helpful.

P.S. Would you like to come to the L.A. premiere of ‘Captain America: Civil War’ as my guest? If so, have your people call my people. All the best.

Vicky, an admitted "blubbering wreck" upon reading Downey’s message, proceeded to reply to this invite with every ounce of excitement she could muster:

We physically can not believe it and can’t ever imagine a way to thank everyone enough. Thank you everyone. This is by far the best wake-up call ever when I found Robert’s reply.

We love it. And we want to ask something of Piers Morgan:

Do you still think Downey is a Prima Donna?