Jackass star Johnny Knoxville has stated he needs his former co-star Bam Margera would “get nicely”.
Following a public falling out with Margera, Knoxville has stated he nonetheless loves him and hopes he receives therapy for substance abuse.
“I haven’t spoken to Bam in a few yr and a half, give or take six months,” Knoxville instructed Selection. “[Jackass director] Jeff Tremaine, Steve-O and I had a face-to-face assembly with Bam and his spouse, making an attempt to determine tips on how to get him assist. Then we had a Zoom as a bunch not lengthy after that, and that was the final time I talked to him.”
He added: “It boils all the way down to: I really like Bam. I do know that quite a bit has occurred. I simply need him to get nicely for himself and his household. I really like the man, and I would like him to get nicely and keep nicely.”
“Every little thing [was] meant for a cause and I’m significantly better off not being in it,” Margera stated to Steve-O after the latter defined how a lot he “campaigned” to get Margera again on Jackass Without end.
“I don’t need to do this anymore,” Margera stated, “I don’t need to be part of it. I’m a lot happier with out it.”
Following his exit from Jackass Without end, the stunt performer filed a lawsuit in August towards the movie’s producers claiming a violation of his civil rights. He claimed producers made him signal a “Wellness Settlement” and fired him after a constructive drug take a look at, which broke his contract.
In April of this yr, Margera reached a settlement over the lawsuit towards Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze, Jeffrey Tremaine, Paramount Photos and others. In courtroom paperwork obtained by TMZ on the time, Margera requested for the lawsuit to be dismissed.