De Niro talks fights

Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro has “some people” he’d like to fight.

The 70-year-old actor takes on the role of a boxer in comedy Grudge Match, where he has punch ups with his Hollywood friend Sylvester Stallone.

In real life he can think of enemies he’d like to get in the ring, but would never divulge who.

“Yeah, I have some people but I’m not going to say!” he laughed to the British edition of OK! magazine.

Sylvester was more forthcoming and admitted he’d like to fight a dictator.

The two stars have a great fan following, with Sylvester famous for the Rocky franchise and Robert loved for films such as Goodfellas and Taxi Driver.

However, they’re not keen to bring their fan base online to Twitter.

“Every time I use social media I get in trouble,” Sylvester, 67, laughed.

“I think George Clooney said it best when he said, ‘You’ve got to be an idiot if you’re a celebrity who uses Twitter.’ You could wake up in the morning when you’re sober and your career is over. You think you’re a genius in the middle of the night and you wake up an idiot! So I’m pretty basic with the iPhone, I think I’ve figured out how the camera works.

“I don’t understand Instagram, is that for younger people? Imagine older people: ‘Here we are at the hospital getting our back checked,’ ‘Here we are on dialysis.’”

Grudge Match also stars Alex Baldwin’s daughter, 18-year-old Ireland.

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