The famous Hollywood actor who is the most popular for his role of Tony Stark or Iron Man has been pardoned for his 1990s drug offence.
Downey has had problems of substance abuse in the past. He has been arrested in the 1990s quite a number of times because of cocaine, heroin and marijuana.
Gov. Jerry Brown from California has wiped Downey’s criminal record clean along with 91 others. The actor has been arrested several times and has spent a good amount of time in jail. His last arrest was in April 2001 and in 2002 he completed his parole.
The pardon reads as “By completion of his sentence and good conduct in the community of his residence since his release, Robert John Downey, Jr. has paid his debt to society and earned a full and unconditional pardon.”