Chris Evans, best known for his portrayal of ‘Captain America & Steve Rogers’ in the Marvel Universe Movies including ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ ‘Captain America: Civil War ,’ and ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ jumped into his verified social media accounts in order to pay tribute to Robert Downey Jr.’s close pal-assistant Jimmy Rich who passed away back on Wednesday due to a fatal accident.
As known, the ‘Iron Man‘ actor delivered the devastating news regarding his assistant through his verified Instagram account on May 6; the ‘Avengers’ star stated that Rich was in a fatal car accident and described it as a terrible and shocking tragedy. In his message, Robert Downey Jr. also penned:
“He was a brother, my right-hand man, an uncle to our kids and beloved by all who experienced his singular character and wit.. our thoughts go to his relatives, friends, co-workers, and all the fans who knew him as the man who supported every step of my recovery, life, and career…”
As soon as Downey Jr. released the post, Evans went to his verified Instagram account with a photo of himself with Rich and wrote in the caption section that he does not have the words. He continued:
“Jimmy Rich was unlike anyone else. He left an indelible impression on everyone he met. No one more so than my brother @robertdowneyjr They were inseparable. I’m sending all my love to Jimmy’s friends and family.”
Evans concluded his tribute to Downey Jr.’s assistant of 18 years, as follows:
“Be sure to hug your loved ones tightly and please take the time today to show Downey how many people love him and are here for him during this incredibly dark time.”
In addition to Evans, the other Hollywood stars including Ryan Reynolds and Mark Ruffalo also took to their social media accounts to send their condolences to Rich’s family.