Bam Margera has been discovered protected in Delray Seashore, Florida, in keeping with the world’s Fox 29. The skateboarder, stunt performer and subcultural media persona went lacking from a rehab facility within the state this week.
A spokesperson for Delray Seashore Police instructed the TV station on Thursday (June 16) that officers had “made contact” with Margera after the 42-year-old left a court-ordered rehab keep on Monday (June 13).
He was positioned in a close-by resort, per TMZ, the place cops and a disaster intervention workforce discovered him Wednesday (June 15). He reportedly did not resist and returned voluntarily.
Final month, Margera looked happy after a year of rehab. He first sought therapy in 2009 after which once more in 2015. After a 2018 DUI, Margera checked into one other facility. He left rehab in 2019 after just 10 days. Then got here an appearance on Dr. Phil the place he requested for assist.
In April, Margera reportedly asked to dismiss a lawsuit he filed in opposition to the makers of this 12 months’s Jackass Forever film, together with Johnny Knoxville, the figurehead and co-creator of the truth comedy TV collection on which the film, the fourth Jackass movie, is predicated.
Throughout manufacturing, Margera was fired from the film for failing to abide by a contract forbidding drug use, in keeping with TMZ. He claimed wrongful termination after he examined constructive for Adderall, which he mentioned his docs had prescribed.
Margera, who first discovered fame as a skateboarder who made irreverent skate movies resembling 1999’s CKY and subsequent sequels, hit peak recognition within the early 2000s when he starred within the actuality collection Viva La Bam. Margera was additionally in 25 episodes of the unique Jackass TV collection and appeared within the first three Jackass movies. Margera makes a short cameo in Jackass Perpetually, filmed earlier than his dismissal.
However Margera’s current conduct appeared to trigger concern. Jackass Perpetually director Jeffrey Tremaine obtained a restraining order in opposition to him after he allegedly despatched the filmmaker disturbing messages, per PopCrush. Margera additionally made veiled threats to Tremaine’s household on social media, as seen on ScreenCrush.
Particulars of a 2019 settlement signed by Margera present, partially, he acknowledged he could not “interact in negotiating a contract [for] a brand new Jackass movie except [he stayed] in therapy for no less than 90 days and [followed] the foundations” established. It mentioned his participation was contingent on his “continued sobriety and psychological well being.”
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