‘Jackass’ star Bam Margera hospitalized after ‘tackling’ neighbor

Laura Donovan Contributor
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“Jackass” cast member Bam Margera landed himself in the hospital after stumbling down a flight of stairs, according to TMZ.

The 31-year-old professional skateboarder took a plunge while “tackling” his neighbor on the stairs.

Margera says the two were racing upstairs because the television personality promised to give his neighbor a skateboard should the “Viva La Bam” star lose. (‘Jackass’ star dies in car accident)

Dashing upstairs, Margera fell backwards.

“Somehow I wound up tumbling down the stairs,” Margera explained to TMZ. “I tackled my neighbor and fell down the stairs horsing around. I’m still in the hospital.”

Though Margera says he’s unaware of the severity of his injuries, he told the online celebrity news site that he may have broken his arm and some ribs.

Star of the show “Jackass,” a reality series about taking dangerous and sometimes deadly risks, Margera isn’t new to hospital visits.

In one of the early seasons of “Jackass,” Margera broke his tailbone during a bucket car ride, which ended with the celebrity getting rushed to the hospital. The star skateboarder also had a major flub when skateboarding down a railway when he hit the pavement face first. During another skateboarding mishap, Margera made the wrong move and ended up ripping his liver.

It hasn’t been an easy summer for Margera, who lost friend and “Jackass” co-star Ryan Dunn last month to a fatal car wreck.

“I’ve never lost anybody that I care about, he’s my best friend,” Margera told Fox last month, breaking down in tears.

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