Iron Man Robert Downey Jr's Instagram Hacked, Fans Suspect Ultron

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Iron Man Robert Downey Jr's Instagram handle is hacked, the actor announced in a recent post. Marvel fans suspect MCU villain Ultron behind the misconduct.

Written By Diyali Banerjee | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Woah! Looks like someone just overpowered Stark Technologies and hacked Iron Man Robert Downey Jr's Instagram handle. The 'Avengers: Endgame' actor took to Twitter on Friday, September 6, and revealed that his Instagram handle is compromised and warned fans to stay alert against anything inappropriate shared by that account. Robert Downey Jr in a recent post request fans to 'steer-clear' of his Instagram account.

"I'm sorry to say my Instagram has been compromised... Please steer clear for the time being until it's sorted. Thank you all. I love you 3000," Robert Downey Jr wrote in the post.

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Fans suspect Ultron

The post has grabbed many eye-balls. While many of them have expressed their concern over the privacy breach, several Marvel fans suspected MCU villain Ultron for the misconduct. Drawing reference to 2015 superhero venture 'Avengers: Age of Ultron', where an unearthly intelligence takes over Tony Stark's AI system, they claimed it is Ultron who is behind the misconduct and asked him to inform Captain America and the S.H.I.E.L.D.

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'No giveaway?': Fans disappointed

Meanwhile, several fans are disappointed after finding out Robert Downey Jr's account was hacked as the compromised handle of the actor reportedly promised some giveaways. As per the media reports, the Instagram page was filled with ads giving away PlayStation and Amazon gift cards and Tesla Model Xs. Not just this, the hackers also changed the bio-information of the, which featured a form to be filled out for free gifts and prizes. After Robert Downey Jr's announcements, fans were then able to figure out the unlikely acts of the account. "Yeah, so this sorts out that iPhone giveaway thing..." wrote one user, "I thought I was getting a Tesla AND a new iPhone from you" wrote another.

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Robert Downey Jr set to return as Iron Man for 'Marvel' spinoff

Meanwhile, on the work front, Robert Downey Jr is reportedly preparing to return as the iconic superhero Iron Man once more. The upcoming launch of the new streaming service Disney+ will allow more Marvel stories to be told. Robert Downey Jr will reportedly reprise his role for a new Disney+ spinoff. 



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