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What happened to the original Jackass cast?

JOHNNY Knoxville is escaping death despite the stunts when Jackass Forever hits theaters this week.

The 50-year-old suffered brain damage in the fourth movie during a tearful stunt with a bull, and decided to tame his wild antics from now on.

Johnny Knoxville suffered brain damage when he was gored by a bull while making Jackass Forever

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Johnny Knoxville suffered brain damage when he was gored by a bull while making Jackass ForeverCredit: PICTURES PARAMOUNT
Human stunts fly in the fourth Jackass movie

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Human stunts fly in the fourth Jackass movieCredit: Paramount Pictures

The ambulance was called later Johnny knocked out in four minutes. “I had broken wrists, broken ribs, concussion and brain hemorrhage,” he said.

Fans will miss out on some of their old favorites when Jackass Forever opens in cinemas on Friday.

The new cast includes British player Eric Manaka and the first female member of the cast, comedian Rachel Wolfson.

There will also be guest appearances like rapper Machine Gun Kelly, who was slapped.

Old favorites like Steve-O, Chris Pontius, and Wee Man continue to test all reasonable boundaries.

Like Johnny, it all started with the MTV series, which first aired in 2000. Here’s a look at how the original cast has evolved in the years since.

Johnny Knoxville

All those scary antics turned Johnny's hair gray

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All those scary antics turned Johnny’s hair gray

The most notorious member of the Jackass gang suffered a concussion during a boxing match, grabbed a rocket and was shot in the stomach, to name a few mishaps.

A bladder injury caused by a stuntman forced him to have a tube stuck to his private area for more than three years.

Johnny made his way into Hollywood movies, including the big screen version of The Dukes of Hazzard in 2005, in which co-star Jessica Simpson announced they were lovers.

But the mastermind decided to give up being Jackass forever because his wife and kids didn’t want him to risk his life anymore.

Johnny, 50, says: “My family doesn’t like me doing this. I have done enough. I don’t have anything to prove. I have kids to raise. That is the most important thing “.

The actor has been married to Naomi since 2010 and has three children after two marriages.

Steve-O

Steve-O often appears on reality TV shows and always stands

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Steve-O often appears on reality TV shows and always stands

London was born Stephen Glover had long been Johnny’s “guard” – but his extravagant ways got him into trouble.

In 2002, he was charged with obscenity for clamping an intimate body part to his leg.

He is also battling addiction, confessing: “I just wanted to say that in the first two Jackass movies, I was addicted to drugs and alcohol and I was really damaged.”

He left Love Island in 2006 after getting stuck in line for lack of beer and chocolate.

Steve has been sober since entering rehab 13 years ago – but admits he has become a sex addict.

The 47-year-old actor saw a sex therapist because “I can’t keep it in my pants.”

One of his previous girlfriends included Loose Women panelist Stacey Solomonwhom he dated for six months in 2015 after meeting her on channel 4 of the show The Jump.

Between Jackass films, he has appeared on a variety of reality television shows including the US version of the American TV series.

Bam Margera

Bam failed with Knoxville and director Jeff Tremaine

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Bam failed with Knoxville and director Jeff Tremaine

Bam was one of the founding members of Jackass – took his life on his skateboard.

Behind-the-scenes show him drinking while making the movie and a spin-off titled Viva La Bam.

His wedding to US television personality Missy Rothstein was filmed for an MTV online series called Bam’s Unholy Union in 2007, but the marriage lasted only five years.

Last summer, Jackass director Jeff Tremaine was issued a three-year ban against Bam, who he said threatened his children.

Tremaine allegedly wrote Bam in a text message: “I’ll kill you with one punch from mom”.

Bam has filed a legal claim against Tremaine and co after being cut from a new movie for allegedly continuing to “overload” in breach of his contract.

The 42-year-old American man’s lawsuit includes allegations, all denied, that the film company hired a doctor “who forced him to take a “drug”.

Ryan Dunn

Ryan died in a car crash in 2011

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Ryan died in a car crash in 2011

Before Jackass existed, Ryan performed spectacular stunts with skateboarder Bam Margera in a group called Camp Kill Yourself.

The American has risen above the call of duty in his three Jackass films.

He developed a near-fatal hematoma after injuring his shoulder while being pulled by a horse.

A life of excess hits Ryan as he gets behind the wheel of his Porsche after drinking in a bar with Jackass production assistant Zachary Hartwell.

He lost control of the sports car while traveling at 130 km/h and crashed into a tree in 2011.

Both Ryan, 34, and Zachary, 29, are tragic died in the fire submerged the car.

Chris Pontius

Chris often undresses in front of the camera

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Chris often undresses in front of the camera

Chris was a participant in the largest exhibition of the R-rated show – frequently fabricating shocking stunts.

His private parts were bitten by snakes and in Jackass 3D they were tied to a remote control helicopter.

The 47-year-old Californian has been on the MTV series from the very beginning.

Jackass Forever is the first installment of the series to be made since the #metoo era began and he has been warned not to blink while the camera is not spinning in the event of what it calls “sexual harassment” .

“They were like, ‘Unless you’re shooting, you can’t pull your penis out,'” he said.

Jason ‘Wee Man’ Acuna

Jason is known for his reckless antics on skateboards

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Jason is known for his reckless antics on skateboards

Jason, a dwarf with achondroplasia, got into the MTV series thanks to his reckless antics on skateboards in California.

In the series, he famously skated on Venice Beach in Los Angeles dressed as an Oompa Loompa.

In 2020, there are fake reports that Jason is dead, but he is still very much alive and appearing in the new movie.

Jason, 48, has no intention of hanging up his skateboard and says “we’ll bring it” if a fifth Jackass movie is made.

Three years ago, he sold all his possessions and decided to live in a Mercedes van.

Last month WWE legend Brock Lesnar was filmed slam Jason via a table in front of the Royal Rumble.

Sean'Poopies' McInerny looks up at a snake in Jackass Forever

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Sean ‘Poopies’ McInerny looks up at a snake in Jackass ForeverCredit: PICTURES PARAMOUNT
Double Bubbles Mean Double Trouble in Jackass Forever

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Double Bubbles Mean Double Trouble in Jackass ForeverCredit: Paramount Pictures
Trailer for Jackass Forever as Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O and the rest of the gang return with a series of hilarious and often dangerous stunts

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