On Thursday night’s episode of Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live,” sitting alongside his The Best Man Holiday co-star Nia Long, actor Terrence Howard went in on fellow actor Robert Downey, Jr.
When host Andy Cohen asked why he didn’t stick with the Iron Man franchise, Howard didn’t mince words. He says, “Would you like to really know? It turns out in order for – this is going to get me in a lot of trouble – it turns out that the person that I helped become Iron Man… when it was time to re-up for the second one, took the money that was supposed to go to me and pushed me out.”
Howard reportedly earned $4.5 million for the first film and was supposed to make $8 million for the second. The film grossed $585 million during the first installment and by the time the third series of the trilogy rolled around, Downey reportedly took home a $50 million paycheck.