Steve-O Says Jackass Was a 'Bad Influence' On Kids - IGN
Jackass cast member Steve-O says the show was “legitimately a bad influence” on kids.
Appearing on the podcast Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson, the 48-year-old Jackass star explained why the show deserved its edgy reputation.
“I think in the beginning of Jackass we were genuinely worth vilifying because back then they didn't have YouTube or video on the internet and we were legitimately a bad influence,” he explained.
“When Jackass came out, little kids were showing up in hospitals all over the country and maybe the world because they saw us doing this crazy shit and they wanted to do it themselves,” he added. “So, little kids everywhere got video cameras and started fucking themselves up and showing up in hospitals and getting really hurt.”
The stunt-fuelled show originally aired on …
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