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The Jackass drama continues.
As we beforehand reported, Bam Margera was fired from the upcoming Jackass 4 movie for failing to fulfill sure stipulations associated to his issues with habit. The tv persona was despatched to rehab throughout manufacturing, however sadly didn’t fulfill the necessities of his contract.
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On Friday, TMZ launched a video of their dialog with the skateboarder concerning the controversy. Of the occasions that led to his firing, he defined:
“Nicely, principally it began off with, ‘Bam, you’ve been on the market on TMZ being a jackass, and also you’re virtually like a legal responsibility.’ I’m like, wait a minute, are you telling me that I’m too jackass for Jackass?”
“I went to rehab for Adderall and alcohol. And I went there, considering I used to be gonna do 30 days, however they insisted I do 90 days. And I’m like, alright, is that this on my invoice or yours? Nicely it’s on mine. I’m like, effectively I don’t need to do it, however I’ll do it, since you’re giving me $5 million each time we do a film, or extra.”
Complicating issues, the 41-yr-previous claimed to have returned from rehab on a laundry checklist of different drugs (together with Adderall, which he says he wanted for ADD). Again on set, tensions arose between him and Johnny Knoxville, he shared:
“And Dr. Knoxville stated you’re allowed to take all of that as an alternative of Adderall and Klonopin. And I’m like, effectively who’re you to say? That is what the medical doctors say I want.”
Much more sadly, he revealed:
“After which it led to suicidal tendencies on all 18 drugs that I used to be on. I’m like, what’s the purpose of a $5 million contract, that I’ve to stroll on eggshells and soar by means of your hoops — which is already unimaginable — to obey, if I’m lifeless. What’s the purpose of getting the cash if I’m not right here anymore, as a result of I used to be gonna die of a tablet overdose or suicidal ideas.”
When requested if he blames manufacturing for placing him by means of such a troublesome time, he acknowledged:
“It was the definition of f**king torture. They tortured me.”
Alluding to what lastly bought him fired, the stunt man added:
“I’ve been on Adderall for 13 years, two a day at 20 milligrams, and so they don’t need me to take it anymore, and I discovered myself sleeping all day. Nicely I discovered a unfastened one in my automotive on my street journey, and I took it. One.”
When TMZ inquired if he was occupied with taking authorized motion, he admitted:
“Nicely, I imply, I didn’t need it to return right down to this, however I imply, I’ve no selection. They maintain saying, ‘Bam, we love you, and this isn’t in regards to the film.’ Um, it’s in regards to the film, as a result of that’s all I’ve been eager to do for ten years, and now you’ve made me soar by means of hoops for 2 years, and I’m strolling round chain smoking realizing there’s nothing I can do to please you.”
Figuring out how shut the Jackass crew is, we think about there are lots of damage emotions on each side. Bam concluded:
“It’s imagined to be a f**kin’ reunion, of getting the band again collectively, to pay our respects to Ryan Dunn. And he’s rolling round in his f**kin’ grave saying why, [producer] Jeff [Tremaine], why.”
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The MTV alum later posted the interview on his personal Instagram, a day after telling followers he was “off medication and off alcohol.”
We proceed to be saddened by this case, however above all we hope Bam is secure and wholesome. There’s nonetheless loads of time for the Jackasses to resolve their points, however psychological well being looks like it needs to be the precedence proper now. Wishing him the most effective.
[Image via Brian To/WENN]