has separated from his wife Melanie. The Jackass
star's representative Amanda Silverman confirmed the news to US Weekly magazine, saying: "They have separated." Rumors were rife that Johnny and Melanie's marriage was under strain following allegations of infidelity.
During filming for The Dukes Of Hazzard
, there were rumors Johnny was having an affair with his co-star Jessica Simpson
, but this was denied by both parties. Despite the split, a source close to the couple is hoping they will give their marriage another go.
The source said: "I really don't know if they will divorce. They have been separated for a while. They just grew apart."
The couple - who married in 1995 - have a 10-year-old daughter called Madison.