‘But I’ve had two kids since then, so it’s in good condition. That’s too much information. ‘
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Johnny Knoxville almost put his penis “out of action”.
The 50-year-old ‘Jackass Forever’ star, who is preparing for the delayed release of the fourth big-screen edition of the daredevil series, remembered how he once injured his “gymnastics dog” while doing a stunt in which he tried to turned a motorcycle and left him with a catheter for more than three years.
“I cracked my gym dog a number of years ago,” he said Variety . “It’s well documented. So much has been said about so little.
“The doctor said a few inches down and it would have been out of order.”
But the ‘Bad Grandpa’ star joked with the birth of his two children – son, Rocko, 12, and daughter Arlo, 10, with his wife film director Naomi Nelson – proving that everything is in “working order” now.
Knoxville joked, “But I’ve had two kids since then, so it’s in good condition. That’s too much information.”
Knoxville – who also has a daughter Madison, 25, with his ex-wife Melanie Cates – has suffered several other injuries during the filming of ‘Jackass’ – which was originally launched on MTV in 2000 before moving to the big screen – including a broken wrist. ribs, concussion and a cerebral haemorrhage.
The stuntman – whose only stunt in the entire film is in the trailer and sees a bull overthrow him – revealed that his family does not approve of his extreme behavior.
“My family does not like me doing this type of thing. This is the most vicious bullfight I have ever taken,” he said.
Knoxville has chosen to take the back seat this time and let the next generation take over, such as Zach Holmes, Rachel Wolfson and Eric Manaka.
He explained: “They were big and could end up both bad and worse. I’ve done enough. I have nothing to prove. I have children to raise. That’s the most important thing.”
The original show also featured people like skater Bam Margera, Steve-O and many others, and Knoxville admitted it was “heartbreaking” to work on a film without the late Ryan Dunn, who died at the age of 34 in 2011.
He added: “It was a brutal loss for everyone and something that holds me and all of us to this day. My children do not know Ryan and it breaks my heart.”
Meanwhile, Margera is also out due to personal issues, as Knoxville said: “We all love Bam. He’s our brother, you know that? You just hope he undertakes to get the help he needs, for we all love him very much. ”
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