Robert Downey Jr. stated he was as soon as detained at Disneyland after getting caught smoking marijuana on a gondola experience.
The Iron Man and Avengers actor shared the anecdote whereas being honored on the Disney Legends award present on Friday, describing his first journey to the California park.
“Right here’s a little bit of trivia for you. The very first time I went to Disneyland, I used to be transported to a different place—inside moments of being arrested,” Downey stated, drawing laughs. “I used to be delivered to a surprisingly pleasant processing heart, given a stern warning, and returned to, if reminiscence serves, one very disillusioned group chaperone.”
“I’ve been sitting on that disgrace for some time and I‘m simply going to launch it right here tonight,” he stated. “I wish to make amends to whomever needed to detain me for smoking pot in a gondola with out a license.”
“And I don’t wanna additional confuse the difficulty by insinuating that pot smoking licenses for the gondola are in any approach obtainable or for any of the opposite park points of interest,” Downey added.
“Perhaps for the Imagineers, however that’s their very own enterprise,” he joked, referencing Disney’s analysis and improvement workforce.
It’s not clear when Downey was detained within the so-called “Happiest Place On Earth,” however he’s beforehand talked about beginning to use cannabis at an early age.
The actor isn’t the one excessive profile determine to get booted from Disneyland over smoking on the gondola experience.
Former President Barack Obama stated final 12 months that the identical factor occurred to him and a few buddies throughout school. He stated throughout a speech at a political rally that they had been smoking cigarettes on the gondolas, but additionally appeared to wink, elevating questions on precisely what kind of plant materials he and his buddies had been inhaling on the time.
In any case, Downey is correct that there are not any gondola marijuana smoking licenses out there, even in California the place cannabis is authorized. The truth is, Disney specifies on its park guidelines website that “[s]moking marijuana or every other unlawful substances isn’t permitted at any time.”
There are designated cigarette smoking areas, nevertheless, which the previous president presumably might have taken benefit of, if he actually was merely imbibing tobacco.
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