ever, ahem, pleasured himself to the idea of his ex, to which the actor cheekily replied, “No, I’d have to ask Matthew’s permission.” PHOTOS: Sarah Jessica Parker's style evolution As the conversation continued, the former bad boy seemed to become increasingly embarrassed, saying, “First of all, I respect both of them so much, and now we have to get past this conversation.
“I’ve never been the kind of person to acknowledge what’s going on with me at the time, and I would try to make light of it, but sure, when you’re with someone for seven years, 18 to our mid-20s, it’s kind of a big deal,” he said.
Stern then asked the actor if he’s still in touch with his famous ex.
Speaking on The Howard Stern Show on Sirius XM, he admitted Sararh - known as SJP - was "so great and so cool and so funny".
The pair dated from 1984 to 1991 but their relationship was plagued by Robert's criminal convictions for drug-related charges including cocaine, heroin and marijuana.
You don’t have to make a big deal of it when the time is right.” When Stern suggested Downey Jr.
invite Broderick to a lunch with Parker, the Oscar nominee quipped, “I’d love to have him there. Would you mind coming just to kind of mediate the whole thing?" the motherof-two protested, before Downey added: "Not your reputation. Then he went off the radar for a little while."The pair lost touch, and while Paltrow was making hit film after hit film, Downey was, as he says, "locked in a bathroom somewhere."However, their friendship is clearly the best it's ever been right now, and they have a lot of celebrating to do after 'Iron Man 3' beat 'Avengers Assemble' at the international box office on its opening weekend.What I mean was, I was wild."Paltrow went on to say: "He was really wild, and I was very naive. The movie made 5.3 million (£125.7 million) in 42 markets and will be released in the US and China on Friday May 3.The 'Iron Man 3' stars cosied up to one another during an exclusive photo shoot at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles, and it's clear to see that they're close.As they relax on a brown sofa wearing matching monochrome outfits, Paltrow is seen resting her head on Downey's shoulder while he grins for the camera.Over a dinner date of tapas, they spoke about their past together and what they are now doing in the future - and their happiness.