Robert Downey Jr. revealed he was once hauled off for smoking pot at the happiest place on Earth.

“Here’s a bit of trivia for you, the very first time I went to Disneyland I was transported to another place…within moments of being arrested,” said Downey Jr. while being honored at Disney’s biennial D23 Expo. “I was brought to a surprisingly friendly processing center.”

He offered a faux apology: “I would like to make amends for whoever had to contain me for smoking pot in the gondola without a license.”

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