Robert Downey Jr, Actor reacts to new 15-year-old female Iron Man

15-year-old black woman, Riri Williams, will take over from billionaire superhero Tony Stark as the armoured superhero. Check out Robert Downey Jr.'s response.

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Tony Stark and his Iron Man suit.

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Robert Downey Jr. who plays billionaire playboy Tony Stark in the Marvel cinematic universe, has responded to the creation of a new Iron Man.

The actor took to Twitter to approve the creation of Riri Williams, who will take over from Tony Stark  as the armoured superhero, Iron Man.

According to Marvel writer, Brian Michael Bendis, the occurrence at the end of the comic-book "Civil War II" will lead to Stark dropping his suit as Iron Man. A position that would be taken over by 15-year-old black girl Riri Williams.

Riri is a  Chicago-born teenage genius who built her own version of the Iron Man suit in a dorm room at MIT.

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Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man

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On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, the launch of "Captain America: Steve Rogers No. 1" came with a shocking revelation that America's greatest hero, Captain America (Steve Rogers) is a Hydra secret agent.

It was revealed that the superhero was recruited to join Hydra in the 1920s, when he was just a young boy.

The issue No. 8 of the Thor series, written by Jason Aaron and released in 2015 , revealed that the new heroine and female Thor is Dr. Jane Foster, a former girlfriend of the hero, battling breast cancer.

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