I showed up [on set] and I was honest and I was diligent and every day I raced home to get in a chair with Exton and rock him to sleep.
Robert and Gwyneth circa 1992.
“In 1992 or something, we were at the Toronto Film Festival. This was a previous incarnation, I was hammered. I tried to get her to, you know, kind of get with me, and I thought I had her in the position, and then strangely it didn’t happen. I mean, maybe a little bit. But not what I was expecting.” -RDJ on when he first met Gwyneth
You two go way back, don’t you? RDJ and GOOP’s reaction to Jay’s question.
Listen, he got there [to sobriety] on his own. When I met him, I had no intention of falling for him. He was an actor, I had a real job. But there was a connection. I’ve always been very focused and very driven in how I live my life. And I was very clear with him that I wasn’t on board for a roller coaster of drama and ridiculousness. So if he wanted to go on this ride together, he was going to have to clean up his act. That was a choice he made. There was nothing I could do.