Robert Downey Jr.’s son, Indio Downey, was arrested for cocaine possesion over the weekend according the news outlets. He was released on 10,0000 USD bail according to sources.
He was arrested in West Hollywood, and the arrest was confirmed by the LA Sheriff’s Department.
In light of all of these and Robert Downey having been in trouble with drugs in the 90s, the actor has issued a statement:
“Unfortunately there’s a genetic component to addiction and Indio has likely inherited it. Also, there is a lot of family support and understanding, and we’re all determined to rally behind him and help him become the man he’s capable of being. We’re grateful to the Sheriff’s department for their intervention, and believe Indio can be another recovery success story instead of a cautionary tale.”
Robert Downey Jr. has been sober since 2003.
Let’s hope his son can recover like he did.