It’s a life-threatening scenario for Bam Margera, who’s reportedly hospitalized on a ventilator and “fighting for his life.”
According to TMZ, Margera was taken to a San Diego, California, hospital attributable to pneumonia. While there, he examined optimistic for COVID, which has made issues a lot worse. Now, the 43-year-old former skilled skateboarder and tv star is in dire straits. TMZ famous that he’s at present within the intensive care unit and in secure situation.
It has been a troublesome 12 months for Brandon Cole “Bam” Margera. He has been within the public highlight for doubtful causes, together with run-ins with legislation enforcement and stints in rehab for drug and alcohol abuse. He reportedly escaped from a court-ordered rehab facility throughout the summer time.
The skateboarder rose to fame within the Nineties alongside Johnny Knoxville and the remainder of the unique Jackass crew. The predecessor to a lot of YouTube’s content material, Jackass noticed Margera and the gang carry out numerous (and intensely dangerous) stunts and pranks, incomes them a large following on MTV. Although extremely harmful and ethically questionable, the present was so successful that after its tv run had ended, the Jackass film franchise was simply getting began. The first movie left audiences rolling within the aisles in 2002. It was adopted by 2006’s Jackass Number Two and 2010’s Jackass 3D, all three of which featured Margera.
Just when it appeared the gang’s shenanigans had been over, this 12 months noticed the theatrical premiere of Jackass Forever, which launched some youthful recruits to the Jackass squad. Notably lacking, nonetheless, was Margera, who was fired from the set. He then referred to as for followers to boycott the movie. Later, he would file a wrongful termination go well with towards numerous the Jackass Forever crew, together with Knoxville.
In October, Knoxville had said that it had been over a 12 months since he had final spoken with Margera, however he nonetheless cared about his buddy. “I love Bam,” he instructed Variety. “I know that a lot has happened. I just want him to get well for himself and his family. I love the guy, and I want him to get well and stay well.”
Despite his current struggles, Margera’s followers have stayed by his aspect. As phrase of his worsening situation unfold, they took to social media to supply their assist.
Fans proceed to rally behind the previous Jackass star’s restoration, each from pneumonia and COVID in addition to his ongoing struggles with habit. It’s not the primary time he’s been hospitalized for numerous causes, and we’re all hoping he pulls by way of. We Got This Covered will monitor the story, so verify again right here for updates.