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Steve-O performs at The Lerner in Elkhart

ELKHART — “Steve-O: The Bucket List Tour” comes to The Lerner Theatre at 7 p.m. July 8 at 410 S. Main St. “JACKASS” star, stand-up comedian and New York Times best-selling author, Steve-O (Stephen Glover) was a homeless couch-surfer for three years before he attended Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, to help further his goal of becoming a famous stuntman.
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Steve-O Admits That “Jackass” Was “Legitimately a Bad Influence” on Kids

Over the course of its original three seasons on MTV between October 2000 and August 2001 and its subsequent four movies, Jackass has inspired countless impressionable kids to get outside and try their own dangerous stunts. Whether that’s the fault of the show itself or the kids themselves for being dumb enough to attempt something they saw on TV remains up for debate, but one cast member has weighed in on the issue. On a recent episode of Mike Tyson’s Hotboxin’ podcast, Steve-O admitted that in its early days, the show was “legitimately a bad influence.”

Steve-O Admits the Early Days of Jackass Were a "Bad Influence"

Watch: Steve-O Shows Lisa Vanderpump His Cool Party Trick. Hindsight is 20/20, even for a guy who used to make his living as human shark bait. Steve-O, who was one of the original cast members on Jackass when it premiered in 2000 on MTV, reflected back on the wild early days of the show with a bit of a different take than he had back then.

Steve-O: ‘Jackass’ Was Worth ‘Vilifying’ and ‘Legitimately a Bad Influence’ on Kids

Click here to read the full article. “Jackass” star Steve-O recently admitted on Mike Tyson’s “Hotboxin'” podcast (via IGN) that the long-running MTV comedy series deserved to be vilified in its early days for being “legitimately a bad influence” on children. Three seasons of “Jackass” aired on MTV between October 2000 and August 2001. The franchise then took the big screen by storm with four movies and the spinoff film “Bad Grandpa.” “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...

Steve-O Says ‘Jackass’ Was a Bad Influence on Kids in the 2000s

Jackass is now 22 years removed from its start on MTV, and during a recent chat on the Hotboxing With Mike Tyson podcast (seen below), popular stunt artist Steve-O revealed that he really does feel that the series that served as his initial claim to fame was "legitimately a bad influence" on the children of that era.