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Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Arrested

Robert Downey Jr. Speaks Out About His Son's Drug Arrest

Robert Downey Jr.'s son, Indio Downey, was arrested in West Hollywood on Sunday for drug possession. The 20-year-old musician was arrested after a car he was riding in was pulled over during a traffic stop on Santa Monica Boulevard and La Cienega. Indio posted his $10,000 bail and was released early Sunday morning. Robert himself famously struggled with drug addiction and was arrested in 1996 and 2000 on cocaine-related charges. In 2010, Robert opened up in Rolling Stone about his struggles with cocaine, saying, "Smoking dope and smoking coke, you are rendered defenseless. The only way out of that hopeless state is intervention." He has reportedly been sober since his final stint in rehab back in 2003.

Robert's rep released a statement from the actor about Indio's arrest, saying, "Unfortunately there's a genetic component to addiction and Indio has likely inherited it." The rep continued: "There is a lot of family support and understanding, and we're all determined to rally behind him and help him become the man he's capable of being. We're grateful to the Sheriff's department for their intervention, and believe Indio can be another recovery success story instead of a cautionary tale."

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