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*Photographed by our fearless lensman, Patrick McMullan.*

There are few things as entertaining down Hollywood way as Robert Downey Jr. in full wackjob mode. His cinematic comeback was that much more compelling because of all the guns, drugs and jail time he slogged through to get there. Now making waves with his blackface *tour de force* *Tropic Thunder*—and still sporting the ’70s ‘stache he grew for the role—he showed up to the flick’s LA premiere the other night looking like a cross between George Harrison and Robert Goulet.

Downey sported a double-breasted jacket of dubious cut with satin shoulder insets and matching bands around the armholes, an oddball black and white shirt, a black and silver tie, flouncey black pants and a pair of silver sneakers. We don’t know who made the nightmarish of ensemble, and would probably spare them the embarrassment of being named even if we did.

—J.P.S.

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