Robert Downey Jr. is transitioning to a plant-based diet, the actor recently shared with Variety during the West Hollywood premiere of Dolittle, a film produced by his wife Susan Downey in which he stars as lead character Dr. Dolittle. “She is the greatest creative producer in the history of cinema,” Downey Jr. commented about his wife. “And I make faces for cash and chicken. Even though no, I’m off chicken now.” Susan Downey chimed in with “not chicken anymore,” to which Downey Jr. added, “I’m going plant-based. For cash and legumes.” This month, Hollywood elites were treated to all-vegan dinners at three major award shows—the Golden Globes, the Critics Choice Awards, and the Screen Actors Guild Awards—where best actor winner and longtime vegan Joaquin Phoenix urged his celebrity peers to take climate action.

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