The new Rolling Stone hits stands tomorrow, and as you can see to the right it's featuring the one and only Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. The cover is fairly creepy -- the orange hoodie calls to mind the actor's struggles with the law during a time when they're quickly becoming a fading memory in the shadow of his rampant, mainstream fame. He says that he's in a "transition phase, I really am trying to live as much like a lizard as I can. Hot, rock, sun, fly, tongue."

Yet he's still Downey. You can read an excerpt of the interview at Rolling Stone, but there's one charming analogy I wanted to share. Talking about his busy present, he notes that he has to be mindful of the past and says:

"I'm such a work in progress at the moment, it's crazy, and life wants me on edge, I swear to you. But as long as I don't forget the past, I'm cool. One must always be mindful, just like you might forget that old girlfriend who tried to slit your throat, but she's really still hot. If you remember the stitches more than you remember the pussy, you're going to be just fine."

That's Stark all right. Hopefully he remembers the stitches.

[via Just Jared]

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