It’s a little bit of a strange feeling. Your heart starts pounding, and that’s scary. Downey was good at just making me feel calm, saying, “Look, you’re not alone in this,” and helping my confidence. ― Chris Evans
This went on until Brock’s untimely passing and beyond. RDJ remains in touch with Brock’s family even over a year since then – e.g. almost three months after the fact, and as recently as a month ago.
EXAMPLE #2: Ryan Wilcox.
Gwyneth Paltrow first got in touch with Ryan and then she brought him to RDJ and Chris Evans’ attentions, culminating in a much-reportedvisit to Ryan’s house in San Diego back in May 2016.
Three months later, RDJ continues to be in touch,via Facetime
EXAMPLE #3: Kiel Lampman, whom RDJ started interacting with last month.
From that news article(specifically the pic’s caption), it sounded like RDJ has called him a few times (usually after treatments).
There’s a couple more that we’re aware of but I just don’t have enough info to include on this list – e.g.this comment.
And that’s another thing: with the exception of the Ryan Wilcox one (which was much publicized because Goop), all of these had near-zero media attention.
In fact, honestly, the only reason why we know of these is because some of us tend to obsessively scour social media for anything related to RDJ. He himself has never talked or hinted at doing these things. Ever.
And you know, he’s a busy guy – one of the biggest movie stars in the world; has a company that has been trying to get projects off the ground for years, but also has non-film pursuits; has two little kids under the age of five and an older son whose band performances he wouldliterally fly to middle Americafor, just to watch. Yet he takes his time to do all of this.