Steve-O shared his thoughts in a recent Interview with NME on “Jackass Forever,” a successful film at the box office, but one that he found to be disappointing. He explained that his perspective changed after witnessing a particular scene involving Johnny Knoxville, where he sustained a brain injury after an encounter with a bull. Steve-O expressed that it was no longer enjoyable to watch Knoxville endure such physical harm and sent a heartfelt message to the entire cast, acknowledging Knoxville’s sacrifices for the team and urging him to prioritize his well-being and avoid further brain trauma.
Steve-O’s Disappointment: Lackluster Stunts in Jackass Forever
Johnny Knoxville confirmed that he would no longer participate in bull running following an incident that resulted in his hospitalization due to a concussion, brain hemorrhage, broken wrist, and rib. Steve, reflecting on his own stunts in what is believed to be the final installment of the Jackass series, expressed his disappointment with some of them. He specifically mentioned a scene involving himself and the singer-rapper known for “Bad Things,” where they were knocked into a pool by a giant foam hand while riding stationary bikes. Steve-O found this particular stunt to be lacking in excitement or thrill.
Mixed Reactions: Steve-O’s Thoughts on Jackass Forever’s Success
Steve-O expressed his admiration for Machine Gun Kelly but wished that the stunt the musician participated in had been more intense or thrilling. While Jackass Forever may not have been Steve-O’s personal favorite among the entire franchise, it still achieved remarkable success, grossing $80 million globally with a modest budget of $10 million. Furthermore, critics acclaimed it as the greatest installment in the history of the stunt ensemble series.