Robert Downey Jr.: No Comment on Iron Man 2 Cast Shake-Up

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With Iron Man 2 making headlines for all the wrong reasons - following the controversial replacement of Terrence Howard with Don Cheadle in the role of Colonel Rhodes - star Robert Downey Jr. is trying to stay diplomatic.

Here's what he had to say about the cast shake-up:

"I had nothing to do with that decision. I love Terrence very very much. That’s all I’ll say because I haven’t talked to him yet."

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The actor added:

"I’ve always admired Don [Cheadle]. It’s one of those situations where I still don’t quite know what happened or why. Here’s what happens too: things happen and you wind up commenting on them before you’ve actually talked to the people and it’s in poor taste."

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