former donkey Star Bam Margera was reportedly hospitalized with a “very severe” case of pneumonia.
The stunt performer and skateboarder is said to have tested positive for Covid in hospital and is currently on a ventilator.
A report inTMZ Citing “sources close to the situation,” it is claimed that Margera is currently being treated in the intensive care unit at a San Diego hospital.
But his condition is said to be stable.
The Independent has reached out to a Margera representative for comment and confirmation.
Last year, Margera entered a 12-month drug and alcohol treatment program.
Alongside Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius and others, Margera was one of the original members of the Jackass crew that performed stunts in the MTV series and later film adaptations.
However, Margera did not appear in the latest sequel, donkey foreverand claimed that he had been fired mid-production after failing a drug test.
He initiated a lawsuit against Knoxville and director Jeff Tremaine and producer Spike Jonze, as well as the film companies Paramount Pictures and MTV Networks.
In the lawsuit, he alleged that his civil rights had been violated and claimed he was forced to sign a “wellness agreement” before participating in the project.
The lawsuit was eventually settled, and Margera told it TMZ that he was “satisfied with the result and feels vindicated”.
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https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/bam-margera-jackass-hospital-pneumonia-b2242223.html Jackass star Bam Margera has been hospitalized with “very serious” pneumonia