Bam Margera, ‘The Original Prankster, and Professional Jack-Ass.’ Margera along with Steve-O, Johnny Knoxville, and Late Ryan Dunn made it in the books with their iconic pranks. With over $570 Million in collections at the box office for the TV programme & Movie franchise Margera confessed a budding health scare.
Margera entered a one-time medicine and alcohol recuperation program Away. He was “ principally pronounced dead ”after developing seizures and contracting a blood infection. Speaking on Steve- O’s Wild Lift! podcast, Margera revealed what happed during his near-death experience.
Margera said. “I did not know that I had gnarly COVID and my body was shutting down. I went into four seizures, each one lasting 10 to 20 minutes. On the fourth, I bit my tongue so hard it was nearly fallen off. It got so swollen and puffy that it wouldn’t fit in my mouth. I was drinking the infected blood which gave me pneumonia as well.”
Margera continued, “I went to the hospital and had my fifth seizure and then couldn’t breathe without a tube down my throat. I woke up five days later thinking I was there for just a couple of hours. I spent eight days there. When they took that tube out I felt like I sucked on Darth Vader’s dick.”
The Skater said: “I woke up five days later thinking I was there for a couple of hours, they’re like, ‘Dude you’ve been here for nearly a week. We tried to take the tube out, and you weren’t breathing on your own. “So I spent eight days in there.”
He explained that COVID transferred his health into a breakdown. This redounded in him suffering five seizures after which he was placed in a sanitarium ICU ward on life support. The show was part of the Swedish lyrical death essence band’s headlining stint in support of their rearmost reader ‘ The Great Heathen Army ’. He was preliminarily taken to recovery by police in September 2021 after an incident at a summerhouse in Tampa Bay, Florida.
Bam Margera’s recent health scare.
Moreover, Margera said – “I am an alcoholic. I have been for a long time,” he said. “I remember when I was probably 24, I was so mesmerized by Ville Valo. He would just walk down the street in Finland and girls would literally faint, and sometimes guys too. So I would just follow his lead. I’m like, ‘He’s buying a pack of cigarettes, I’m buying a pack of cigarettes. He’s getting a beer, I’m getting a beer. He’s doing a shot of Sambuca, I’m doing a shot of Sambuca.’”
“Once he cracked open a beer when he woke up, that was the first time I’m like, ‘You’re drinking in the morning? In the daytime?’ He’s like, ‘Yeah, why not? Want one?’ I’m like, ‘Well I’m not gonna let you do it alone, but this is fucking crazy.’ It was the first time I ever day drank.”
Upon being questioned about Bam Margera, Ville Valo said “I haven’t heard from him in a while. I think the last time I saw him was during our last tour in the United States with him, which was in 2017. We tried to contact him via Brandon Novack… but I haven’t been able to reach out in that sense or really talk to him.
he added: “I’m hoping that he feels better because he’s a nice guy. He’s a sensitive, special fella and it’s just sad to see that he’s turning into the monster that he’s turning into. I think I can understand some of it, but it needs to stop.”