Sunday, May 5

Bam Margera: Jackass star surrenders to Pennsylvania police over alleged assault, harassment and terroristic threats

Jackass star Brendan ‘Bam’ Margera, who had been wished by police after allegedly attacking his brother on Sunday at his Philadelphia dwelling, has surrendered to Pennsylvania State Police.

The 43-year-old was arraigned and pleaded not responsible, based on his lawyer, Michael van der Veen.

He was charged with easy assault, harassment and 4 counts of terroristic threats

“The wild rumours regarding his behaviour this week are absolutely false. He is in good health and in good spirits,” Mr van der Veen stated in a written assertion.

According to court docket data, Margera has been launched on $50,000 (£40,000) unsecured bail and should not have any contact together with his brother, father or two different individuals who had been in the home on the time of the alleged assault.

He should additionally keep away from the property in Pocopson Township, Chester County.

State police had been known as to the house in response to a reported home disturbance. Margera’s brother Jesse stated the star had kicked in his locked bed room door, then punched him within the eye, nostril and ear.

He additionally claims to have discovered a threatening handwritten observe signed “Bam”, based on a police assertion.

Margera, who additionally starred in MTV actuality collection Viva La Bam, reportedly ran from the house by way of dense woods earlier than officers arrived.

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After his arraignment, a publish on Margera’s Instagram account stated: “Everything went great and the false accusations of what my brother says are not true and he will be sued for defamation as well as being evicted from castle bam sooner than later.

“The motive this occurred is as a result of I learn his telephone saying he needs me again in California and he needs to discover a method to 302 me.” Being 302-ed means to be committed to a hospital or a clinic against your will.

Margera was one of the original stars of Jackass, the MTV series that featured Johnny Knoxville and his friends carrying out stunts and pranks on each other and the public.

He appeared in subsequent Jackass TV series and films but was reportedly issued with a temporary restraining order in 2021 by the director of the franchise.

His relationship with the franchise had become increasingly strained after he was fired during the production of the fourth instalment of the Jackass movies for refusing to go to his contractually-obliged rehabilitation.

Margera launched authorized motion in opposition to Paramount Pictures, Jackass director Jeff Tremaine and troupe co-creators Johnny Knoxville and Spike Jonze, alleging he was illegally dismissed.

His subsequent court docket date is May 25.

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