Mickey Rourke reveals secret ’30-year feud’ with Robert De Niro that got him ‘barred’ from film

 Mickey Rourke Robert De Niro
Mickey and Robert are apparently not mates after starring collectively in Angel Heart (Picture: STUDIOCANAL)

has claimed he has been in a secret 30-year feud with ever for the reason that pair starred in Angel Heart.

Move over Taylor Swift and Kanye West – your beef ain’t got nothing on these two Hollywood legends.

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 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’.

Robert De Niro and Mickey Rourke
Why can’t we be mates?

‘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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