The relationship between Gwyneth Paltrow’s Pepper Potts and Robert Downey Jr’s Tony Stark has been the cornerstone of The Iron Man Trilogy. Apart from being the most adorable duo in the entire MCU, Paltrow’s Pepper Potts has always been a key factor in Tony Stark’s growth as a character and has resulted in an engrossing dynamic between the two.
And just like their MCU counterparts, the duo also share a great bond in the real world and has been pretty vocal about their respect for each other. But amidst all the compliments that Paltrow has showered over RDJ, one unusual compliment during their time on the Iron Man threequel was enough to leave fans in giggles.
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Gwyneth Paltrow didn’t miss the opportunity to commend Robert Downy Jr’s physique
Even outside the realms of the MCU, both Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr. share great chemistry and haven’t shied away from cracking jokes about one another. Paltrow also hasn’t missed the opportunity of commending her co-star on his amazing physique. In one such instance during their press conference for Iron Man 3, the actress jokingly commended RDJ’s b*tt by saying,
“By the way, him without a shirt is awesome…right now and he has the best b*tt in the world, I recommend you touching in on the way out”
Although RDJ’s story in the MCU has already ended with him sacrificing himself at the end of Avengers: Endgame. The Shallow Hal actress is still open to the idea of returning to the MCU.
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Gwyneth Paltrow is open to the idea of returning to MCU
After making her MCU debut with 2008’s Iron Man, which marked the beginning of the enormous franchise, Paltrow’s Pepper Potts grew into a prominent character throughout the Infinity Saga. But with the MCU moving forward with its Multiverse Saga, the possibility of her return remain under wraps. However, it seems that the Iron Man 3 actress is open to the idea of returning.
While previously reflecting on her future in the MCU, Paltrow expressed that she is open to the idea of reprising the role of Pepper Potts if asked. She said,
“I think so, yes. I think if it was a small part that I could do in like a day or two, I would of course be open to that.”
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Even though Paltrow has expressed her desire to return to the MCU. Considering that MCU is currently busy crafting the new Avengers line-up for the eventual battle against Kang The Conqueror. It might be a long while before we get to witness Paltrow in the role of Pepper Potts again.
Source: Iron Man 3’s Press Conference