Robert Downey Jr. accidentally knocked Scarlett Johansson over while wearing his 'Iron Man' costume.
The actor was wearing his heavy superhero suit while he was
waiting to film scenes with his glamorous co-star in their new movie
'The Avengers' and was fiddling with the high-tech gadgets attached to
However, he suddenly hit the 'wrong' button which controls one of
the arms and hit Scarlett - who plays Black Widow in the movie - in the
A source said: "Robert triggered a switch that controls one of
his arms - and it suddenly jerked backward and whacked poor Scarlett.
Knocked silly, she staggered backward, then lost her balance and fell
off the low platform they were standing on."
Stunned crew rushed to help Scarlett get to her feet and luckily so was unharmed and saw the funny side.
The source added to National Enquirer magazine: "Robert, who
couldn't help because he literally can't move in that iron suit, was
beside himself - he kept apologizing and saying, Oh, my God, I'm so
sorry!' But Scarlett was a good sport and smiled about the incident."