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Steve-O Lands In Jail After SeaWorld Protest

8/10/2015 2:42pm EDT
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"Jackass" star and animal rights activist Steve-O was arrested over the weekend after climbing to the top of a crane in Los Angeles as part of a protest against SeaWorld.

The 41-year-old, real name Stephen Glover, filmed his stunt on Sunday after climbing to the top of a 10 story crane, where he filled an inflatable killer whale with air and hung it from the end of the crane. The sides of the whale had a message written on them: "SeaWorld sucks."

Steve-O posted a photo of himself and his inflatable pal, which he named "Shammy," to his Instagram and Facebook pages on Saturday, letting peop...

Johnny Knoxville Opens Up About Fan Abuse

1/30/2014 4:20pm EST
Johnny Knoxville Opens Up About Fan Abuse
Johnny Knoxville's fans are so fond of the wild stunts he pulls off on television and in the movies, they like to physically abuse him when he's out on the town.

The Jackass star pays the bills by taking shots to the testicles, out-running bulls and performing nauseating practical jokes and he admits he has to watch his back when he's out socializing because devotees think he's a human punching bag all the time.

The Bad Grandpa actor says, "The guys try to fight me and the girls would come up and put cigarettes out on my arm; I had one put it out on my face. I had a girl come up and say, ...

After Fist Fight With Taxi Driver; Bam Margera Has Rings Cut From His Fingers

8/12/2013 4:20pm EDT
Bam Margera
Bam Margera had to have his luxurious rings cuts from his fingers after injuring himself in a "fist fight" in Europe.

The Jackass star has posted a video online showing him visiting a blacksmith in Estonia after allegedly becoming involved in an altercation with a taxi driver which left his fingers swollen and his rings cutting into his skin.
Speaking into the camera before the removal, the 33 year-old performer said, "I got into a fist fight with a taxi driver in (Estonia) and now, by punching them, it's smushed the ring into my finger, cutting all of it, almost to the bone. And this ...

Bam Margera Arrested During Mardi Gras

2/22/2012 8:53am EST
Bam Magera
Jackass star Bam Margera was arrested on Monday after jumping into a pool fully-clothed during Mardi Gras carnival celebrations in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Police officers detained the 32 year old in the French Quarter of the city and took him into custody after the prank.

Margera tells TMZ.com he was arrested and adds, "I was swimming in a pool with my clothes on at Mardi Gras. Not really a good story... but that's what happened."

Margera was later released but it is unknown if he was charged with an offense.

Ke$ha To Be Honored By PETA

2/2/2012 12:42pm EST
Singer Ke$ha has been named the most animal-friendly pop star of 2011 by officials at PETA.

The TiK ToK hit-maker fought off competition from Justin Bieber for the honor at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' recent Libby Awards, which honor stars who help raise awareness of creature cruelty.

Marta Holmberg from peta2, the organization's youth division, says, "Ke$ha is quick to act when sleazy behavior - like cruelly killing chickens or slaughtering seals - hurts animals. peta2 is proud to have this animal on our team."

Jackass funnyman Steve-O was named the top animal-friend...

Steve-O Sued Over Upcoming 'Killer Karaoke' Game Show

1/26/2012 8:59pm EST
TV stuntman Steve-O is facing legal action from a woman who slipped and fell while taking part in a new karaoke show he hosts.

The Jackass prankster is the presenter of upcoming gameshow Killer Karaoke, in which contestants are reportedly sprayed with water to distract them as they try to belt out their favorite hits for the cameras.

But one performance has resulted in a lawsuit - contestant Susanne Ohman claims she "fractured and damaged her tibia, patella, ligaments, knee, leg, bones, and injured her muscles, bone, circulatory system, and body" when she lost her footing as she walked of...

Ke$ha And Justin Bieber Nominated PETA's Libby Awards

12/23/2011 1:23pm EST
Ke$ha and Justin Bieber have been nominated for an award by officials at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

The TiK ToK hit-maker and Bieber are both in the running for the Most Animal-Friendly Pop/Hip-Hop Artist title at the Libby Awards, which honor stars who help raise awareness of the cruel treatment of animals, and is run by the organization's youth division peta2.

The singers will battle for the award against Rappers K-Os and Waka Flocka Flame, while Ke$ha is also named in the Best peta2 advert category.

After learning about her nominations, the singer took to T...

Bam Margera's Porsche Seriously Damaged In Collision

10/27/2011 10:53pm EDT
Bam Margera
Jackass star Bam Margera is nursing a bruised ego after his luxury new sportscar was "smashed" in a truck collision on Thursday.

The prankster purchased his silver Porsche in June, but the expensive set of wheels was left seriously damaged following a traffic incident in Pennsylvania.

He tells TMZ.com, "A big truck made a wide turn and smashed the whole left side. I just got the damn thing too."

Margera has little luck with his cars - his $250,000 purple Lamborghini had to be towed away for repair in June when his pal accidentally filled the tank with diesel fuel instead of gasoline, cau...

Johnny Knoxville Welcomes Baby Girl

10/11/2011 8:41am EDT
Johnny Knoxville
Funnyman Johnny Knoxville is a dad for the third time after his wife gave birth to a baby girl.

The Jackass star and his partner Naomi became the proud parents of Arlo on Thursday.

The tot is a little sister for the couple's son Rocko, and Knoxville's daughter Madison, from a previous relationship.

In a post on his Twitter.com page, he writes, "Oct 6th Naomi, Madison, Rocko & I welcomed a brand new baby girl into our family. Her name is Arlo & mommy & baby r doing great!!"

Arlo's arrival was a belated anniversary present for Knoxville and his wife - they celebrated their first weddi...

Police Detain Bam Magera For Altercation With Taxi Cab Driver

9/13/2011 9:21am EDT
Bam Margera
Jackass star Bam Margera was detained by police in New York on Sunday after a fight with a taxi driver.

Cops tracked the stuntman down as he walked away from the altercation after the driver flagged down a passing patrol car.

But Margera insisted the cabbie started the fight by calling a female companion a "slut" and then grabbed her hair after she spat at him outside biker bar the Hogs & Heifers Saloon.

The TV and film star then reportedly reached into the cab through a window and started attacking the driver.

The Jackass star tells TMZ.com that the cops "couldn't figure out who to arr...

Bam Margera Questioned By Airport Officials Over His 'Talibam' Shirt

7/29/2011 11:38am EDT
Bam Margera
Jackass star Bam Margera was questioned by officials at an airport on Friday because he was wearing a top with the word 'Talibam' emblazoned across it.

The TV daredevil was passing security checks at an airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania when he was stopped and quizzed by authorities.

He was eventually allowed through and saw the funny side of the incident, taking to his blog on Twitter.com to tell fans, "Ha! I just got questioned by police at philly airport cause my hood says 'talibam' oops!"

The word is a play on Margera's adopted first name and the title of Afghan militia group ...

'Beavis And Butt-Head' Make Fun Of 'Jersey Shore' In First Look At Their Return To TV From Comic-Con (Hilarious Video)

7/22/2011 1:30pm EDT
Beavis And Butt-Head
Yessss! Beavis And Butt-Head are back!

During the show's panel at Comic-Con on Thursday, creator Mike Judge revealed why he's bringing the show back and gave the audience a five-minute sneak peek - which is hilarious and gives us the sense that the show hasn't skipped a beat after all these years - or as Judge called it, "Timeless."

This time around, the dynamically dumb duo pick on MTV's shows (Jersey Shore, 16 & Pregnant, Teen Mom) and spoof movies (Twilight) instead of music videos, and Judge says they'll even be watching UFC fights.

When asked why he's chosen to bring the hit 90s sho...

Steve-O To Be Honored By PETA

7/15/2011 3:28pm EDT
Vegan Jackass star Steve-O is set to be honored by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for his continued efforts championing animal rights.

The daredevil prankster adopted his strict diet in 2009 and has since appeared in numerous campaigns for the organization to highlight animal cruelty around the world.

And his work has paid off - he will be feted with the PETA Activism Award at a special reception in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Saturday.

PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk says, "Steve-O may be a comedian, but to animals in trouble, he's a real champ. There's lots ...

Steve-O: 'I'm Not Defending Drunk-Driving'

7/9/2011 10:30am EDT
TV prankster Steve-O has spoken out against drunk-driving after it was confirmed his Jackass co-star Ryan Dunn was over the legal alcohol limit at the time of his fatal car crash.

Dunn was killed last month when he lost control of his Porsche while travelling at more than 130 miles per hour. Officials subsequently revealed Dunn had been drinking with friends before the accident and was intoxicated when he stepped behind the wheel.

His devastated cast mate Steve-O, who has long battled alcohol and drug addiction, has now spoken out about the dangers of alcohol following public criticism ...

Ryan Dunn's Stunt Show To Relaunch In July

6/27/2011 11:32pm EDT
Ryan Dunn
TV bosses at cable network G4 are planning a tribute to tragic Jackass stuntmen Ryan Dunn before relaunching his daredevil show PROVING GROUND next month.

The new show, on which Dunn and pals tested out videogame and movie stunts, was pulled off the air last week, after just one episode, following the star's car crash death on June 20.

But, after speaking with members of Dunn's family, the the network bosses have agreed to air the series in its original timeslot, beginning July 19.

The show will relaunch after a TV tribute to Dunn, who G4 president Neal Tiles has called "an incredible ta...

Miley Cyrus Remembers 'Jackass' Star Ryan Dunn With Twitpic

6/26/2011 6:00pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus has opened up about her sadness at the loss of Jackass star Ryan Dunn, posting an emotional tribute online with a picture of the pair laughing together.

The TV prankster was killed in a high speed car crash in Pennsylvania on Monday and a number of stars have honored his memory including rockers Kings of Leon, who remembered Dunn on stage at a London show this week.

Cyrus has now revealed her own connection to the tragic funnyman, posting a picture on her Twitter.com page of herself sitting with Dunn and laughing hysterically.

She writes, "Just found this picture of me cracki...

Steve-O Cancels Stand-Up Shows To Mourn Ryan Dunn

6/24/2011 10:00am EDT
"Jackass" star Steve-O has cancelled six shows on his stand-up tour following Ryan Dunn's death.

Dunn was killed in a car accident in the early hours of Monday morning after he lost control of his Porsche on a road in Pennsylvania.

Fellow stuntman Steve-O was due to perform a gig at Punchline Comedy Club in Sacramento, California on Monday night, but scrapped the show after hearing news of his friend's death. He has postponed another five performances at the venue in the aftermath of the tragedy.

A post on the venue's website reads, "These performances have been postponed, to be reschedu...

Brad Pitt Reaches Out To Bam Margera Over Ryan Dunn's Death

6/24/2011 9:37am EDT
Brad Pitt has reached out to Bam Margera following the death of his best friend and Jackass co-star Ryan Dunn.

The TV prankster passed away early on Monday after his Porsche spun out of control at high speed and smashed into trees in West Goshen Township, Pennsylvania.

Margera openly sobbed on U.S. TV on Tuesday as he visited the site where Dunn and passenger Zachary Hartwell perished, and he went through further heartache on Wednesday afternoon as he attended a private memorial service for his pal in Philadelphia.

But Margera has been helped in his grief with many messages of support fr...

Jason 'Wee Man' Acuna Gets Ryan Dunn's Face Tattooed On His Leg (Video)

6/23/2011 11:22pm EDT
Jason Wee Man Acuna
Jackass star Ryan Dunn's castmate Jason 'Wee Man' Acuna has paid tribute to his tragic pal with a new tattoo.

Dunn was killed in a car crash on Monday morning and Acuna has honored the daredevil by having his face tattooed on his leg.

Wee Man has posted footage of his new skin art online.

He says, "It's something he'd probably do for anyone of us if it was one of us in the situation.

"I wish I was losing a bet... and Dunn was still here."

Kings Of Leon Honor Ryan Dunn At London Gig

6/23/2011 10:22am EDT
Kings of Leon
Kings Of Leon paid tribute to Ryan Dunn during their show in London's Hyde Park on Wednesday night, dedicating their hit track Use Somebody to the tragic Jackass star.

Dunn and a passenger, Zachary Hartwell, were both killed when the daredevil crashed his Porsche in Pennsylvania early on Monday. The news shocked the rockers, who became friends with the star last year, and they honored Dunn during their concert in the U.K. capital.

Treating the Hyde Park crowd to a massive 26-song set, the gig took a somber turn before the band's penultimate song, Use Somebody, as frontman Caleb Followi...

Police Confirm Ryan Dunn Was Drunk At Time Of Crash

6/22/2011 11:30pm EDT
Ryan Dunn
Jackass star Ryan Dunn was extremely intoxicated at the time of his fatal crash, according to a new police report.

Dunn and a pal were killed in the early hours of Monday morning when the daredevil's Porsche spun out of control, crashed into trees in West Goshen Township, Pennsylvania and burst into flames.

A photo reportedly posted online hours before the tragedy showed Dunn and two friends sipping drinks in a bar, sparking speculation alcohol may have been a factor in the accident.

Police Chief Michael Carroll has confirmed Dunn was in fact drunk at the time of the incident - the star'...

Roger Ebert Has No Regrets Over 'Insensitive' Ryan Dunn Tweet

6/21/2011 11:35pm EDT
Roger Ebert
Outspoken film critic Roger Ebert is refusing to back down after attacking Jackass star Ryan Dunn for allegedly drinking and driving.

The TV and movie stuntman and a passenger in his Porsche were tragically killed in a car crash on Monday morning in Pennsylvania - and Ebert wasn't offering much sympathy when he tweeted about the sad news.

He wrote, "Friends don't let jackasses drink and drive," prompting celebrity blogger Perez Hilton and Dunn's Jackass co-star Bam Margera to publicly attack him for being insensitive.

Angry Margera took to his Twitter.com account to call Ebert a "piece o...

'Jackass' Castmates Pay Tribute To Ryan Dunn

6/21/2011 8:49am EDT
Johnny Knoxville
Ryan Dunn's "Jackass" pals have taken to Twitter to mourn the TV and movie stuntman's passing.

Dunn died in a car crash in Pennsylvania on Monday morning, leaving his "Jackass" castmates stunned.

Johnny Knoxville, who leads the posse of daredevils, writes, "Today I lost my brother Ryan Dunn. My heart goes out to his family and his beloved Angie. RIP Ryan, I love you buddy."

Castmate Jason 'Wee-Man' Acuna adds, "I MISS YOU BUD!! You were always a happy kick-a** dude!!"

And Dave England tweets, "I love you Ryan. I'm gonna miss you bad."

Stuntman Steve-O also took to Twitter to reflect on...

Bam Margera Slams Roger Ebert Over Ryan Dunn Death Comments

6/21/2011 8:06am EDT
Bam Margera
Jackass star Bam Margera has spoken out in his grief to slam movie critic Roger Ebert for making insensitive remarks about the death of his pal Ryan Dunn.

Dunn died in a car crash in Pennsylvania on Monday morning, leaving his Jackass cast mates devastated. The star was said to have posted pictures on the internet of him drinking with pals just hours before the fatal smash.

Ebert took to his Twitter.com page after learning of the tragedy, posting, "Friends don't let jackasses drink and drive."

Margera had remained silent about his pal's death, but after learning of Ebert's remark, he'...

'Jackass' Star Ryan Dunn Dies In Car Crash

6/20/2011 11:24am EDT
Ryan Dunn
Jackass star Ryan Dunn has died in a horrific car crash in Pennsylvania, according to a report.

The daredevil, 34, found fame performing stomach-churning stunts alongside Steve-O and Johnny Knoxville on the MTV show.

According to TMZ.com, he was travelling in a car in West Goshen Township, Pennsylvania in the early hours of Monday morning when the vehicle spun out of control and crashed, erupting into a fireball.

The website reports Dunn posted pictures on the internet of him drinking with pals just hours before the fatal smash.

No further details were available as WENN went to press.

Steve-O Reveals What 'The People Behind Jackass Would Never Tell'

6/7/2011 10:28am EDT
MTV Movie Awards 2011
Notorious Jackass star, Steve-O, has finally done what we've been waiting for! He's revealed all the un-told stories behind his crazy antics! Steve-O's first ever autobiography, "Professional Idiot: A Memoir," comes out today and we caught up with the 36-year-old to bring you the exclusive!

Check it out!

Steve-O: 'It's Like Serving Alcohol At An AA Meeting'

5/31/2011 2:22pm EDT
Vegan Jackass star Steve-O pulled out of a charity go-karting event in California over the weekend after angrily objecting to the meat-based catering.

The daredevil prankster claims he signed up to take part in the American Diabetes Association event because he thought it was to promote the idea that a meat-free diet is beneficial to sufferers of the blood sugar condition.

However, he was outraged when he arrived at the Celebrity Go Kart Tournament in Gardena and came across the lunch menu - prompting him to storm out of the venue before the race could begin.

According to TMZ.com, Ste...

Johnny Knoxville Stabbed In Bar Fight

4/3/2011 1:00pm EDT
Johnny Knoxville
Jackass star Johnny Knoxville was once stabbed in a bar fight - but insisted on having one more drink for the road before heading to the hospital.

The Dukes of Hazzard actor was at a bachelor party with pals when three thugs attacked him following a slanging match outside.

Knoxville did his best to defend himself but realized after his assailants fled that he was bleeding.

He recalls, "We'd been fighting a couple of minutes and my hand was slashed and my back was slashed... I had to go upstairs and get my friends out of the bar; we had another drink and they drove me to the hospital.


Mike Catherwood Says He And Lacey Schwimmer Were 'Romantic Lab Rats' On 'Dancing With The Stars'

3/30/2011 4:00pm EDT
Mike Catherwood Lacey Schwimmer Dancing with the Stars
Mike Catherwood, the first celebrity to get axed from Dancing with the Stars, told Jimmy Kimmel that ABC asked him to "tone it down" after he and his professional partner Lacey Schwimmer got a little too sexy.

"How do you tone it down?" Jimmy asked. "Well, you wear more clothes, for one. There's body parts you gotta hide... coming from the world of radio, I'm not used to that." He quipped, "I do my show in the nude."

He then said, "I had bamboo underwear made for me. Let's just say they add compression," while motioning to his groin. "In case there is any unfortunate change in direction....

'Jackass' Star Steve-O Arrested In Canada

3/28/2011 2:33pm EDT
Jackass star Steve-O was apprehended by officials in Canada on Sunday, eight years after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Customs officials at Calgary International Airport stopped the actor after noticing the outstanding warrant, which was issued in 2003 following a fight, during which the stuntman allegedly attacked an unidentified victim with an unknown object.

He was jailed for a short time and then released after posting just over $10,000 bail, according to TMZ.com.

Steve-O is due back in court in May.

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