that the further you get away from that in your new relationship, you sub-intentionally taint your perception of the person."He added: "Seeing her I was like, 'She's so great and so cool and so funny and so in command.'"I got to meet her kids and I saw the way she and Matthew live and I respect both of them so much."The pair reportedly met up in New York, where SJP lives with her husband Matthew Broderick and three kids.
Over a dinner date of tapas, they spoke about their past together and what they are now doing in the future - and their happiness.
"You go, ' You know, this trip to New York, as opposed to just doing what's required of me, I actually want to take care of some personal business.
I wanna check in with someone I shared a big part of my life with and say hi.'" While visiting the Big Apple, Downey Jr.
While the actor has admitted that his struggles with addiction played a part in their breakup, he told Howard Stern on Tuesday, April 28, that they recently had a friendly reunion.
and Sarah Jessica Parker were hot and heavy in the 1980s, but split up in 1991 after seven years together.
During the controversial interview last week, the Avengers star became annoyed when Krishnan began asking about his time in prison and his past drug problem. The Sirius XM radio host, 61, asked Downey Jr., 50, about the state of his relationship with Parker after he previously voiced plans to reach out to the star, also 50.PHOTOS: Sarah Jessica Parker's Style Evolution "You know how life goes and so many things happen, particularly when you're looking at the back nine and you're not a kid anymore," the actor began.The pair dated from 1984 to 1991 but their relationship was plagued by Robert's criminal convictions for drug-related charges including cocaine, heroin and marijuana.
Speaking on the show, he said: "You know, the funny thing too is you always have a perception of somebody that you spent a big chunk of your life with and I think it's typical...
caught up with the Emmy winner, who was happy to meet up with her ex-boyfriend to talk. She was so miffed when I didn't get my act together." PHOTOS: Sarah Jessica Parker's Fabulous Footwear!