Robert Downey Jr. Worried He’d ‘Creep Out’ Gwyneth Paltrow in Iron Man 2

Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow

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updated 04/23/2010 AT 7:00 PM ET

originally published 04/24/2010 AT 3:10 PM ET

Robert Downey Jr. found himself taking a little, ah, romantic direction from his Iron Man 2 costar Gwyneth Paltrow during a crucial moment in the movie – while their spouses watched from off camera.

Spoiler alert!

The hotly anticipated summer movie features a passionate kiss between Downey s superheroic Tony Stark and Paltrow’s long-suffering Pepper Potts.

“It was great,” said Paltrow, with more than a hint of playful sarcasm in her voice during a press event in Los Angeles Friday, “because both his my husband and his wife were right there on the set.”

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