Robert Downey Jr. gives 'emotional' 'Tonight Show' interview

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Robert Downey Jr. Gives 'Emotional' 'Tonight Show' Interview

Things got emotional during Jimmy Fallon's interview with Robert Downey Jr. Monday night. Well, kinda.

Jimmy asked the "Avengers" actor to adopt random emotions as they conducted a normal conversation. And Robert got all the feels during their chat.

First, we got a taste of his annoyingly philosophical side when Jimmy asked how he first knew he wanted to act.

"To know is to understand the question is already answered in it's asking." said Robert Downey Jr. on the "Tonight Show."

Then, Robert took things down a notch by acting overly calm.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 12: Actor Robert Downey Jr. accepts the MTV Generation Award onstage during The 2015 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/MTV1415/Getty Images for MTV)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 12: Actor Robert Downey Jr. accepts the MTV Generation Award onstage during The 2015 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/MTV1415/Getty Images for MTV)
Mark Ruffalo, from left, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, and Chris Evans present Robert Downey Jr. with the generation award at the MTV Movie Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 12: Actor Robert Downey Jr. (R) accepts the MTV Generation Award from actors (L-R) Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, and Chris Evans onstage during The 2015 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/MTV1415/Getty Images for MTV)
Robert Downey Jr. accepts the generation award at the MTV Movie Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Scarlett Johansson, from left, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, and Chris Evans present Robert Downey Jr. with the generation award at the MTV Movie Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Scarlett Johansson, left, presents Robert Downey Jr. with the generation award at the MTV Movie Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 12: (L-R) Actors Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson and Jeremy Renner pose backstage at The 2015 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/MTV1415/WireImage)
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"I feel like I could just fall asleep on this live show," said Robert.

But then... he smelled bacon.

"I got my hair cut the other day. I got my hair cut right before the show. Right before this show," said Jimmy.

Okayyy, our normal reaction to bacon goes a little more like this...

"Smokey bacon, meaty bacon, tasty bacon!"

But we appreciate the creativity there, Rob.

And so did a writer for People, who claimed, "Robert Downey Jr. could read the phone book and make it a must-watch moment."

Well, at least he didn't walk out during this emotional interview, amirite? Too soon?

Robert Downey Jr. Walks Out of Interview When Questions Get Personal

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