Mickey Rourke has claimed he has been in a secret 30-year feud with Robert De Niro ever for the reason that pair starred in Angel Heart.
Way again in 1987 Mickey stated he ‘schooled’ his co-star, which has meant he was lately ‘barred’ from starring in a film Robert was additionally in.
The actor didn’t title the film he was apparently handed over for, nevertheless the 67-year-old claimed it was a Martin Scorsese film.
Robert is presently starring within the director’s newest, The Irishman, alongside Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.
Mickey advised Italian chat present Live – Non è la D’Urso Scorsese approached him a few film and that he ‘needed the money’.
‘Six months ago, I’m broke,’ he stated.
‘The solely cash I had is once I went over to Russia to struggle. I spent all that cash.
‘Marty Scorsese wanted to meet me for a movie with Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Christopher Walken and Robert De Niro.’
He added: ‘The casting person advised my supervisor that Robert De Niro refused to work with me in a film.
‘I am upset because I needed the money.’
The Wrestler star alleged 76-year-old Robert wasn’t his largest fan as a result of he ‘schooled’ him when the pair starred collectively within the 80s.
‘I’m solely upset as a result of I wanted the cash however the factor is he don’t neglect what occurred 20 years in the past,’ he stated. ‘They have a saying, “I took him to school.” Before that no different actor took him to highschool.’
Mickey claimed Robert advised him: ‘I think it’s higher if we don’t discuss due to our characters within the film.
‘It hurt my feelings as I looked up to him.’
The Oscar-nominated actor actually isn’t a fan of Robert now, saying he ‘looks through him’ reasonably than trying as much as him these days.
He continued: ‘I came up from the s**t. He doesn’t know that life. I lived that f**king life so each time I seemed him within the face I look proper by his a**gap.’
Well, there you may have it.
Metro.co.uk contacted Robert’s reps for remark.
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