If entertainer and stunt performer Steve-O’s recent interviews and online content are anything to gauge Jackass 4 by, the upcoming newest entry in the franchise sounds like it truly will outdo its predecessors. In a recent video uploaded to his personal YouTube account, Steve-O revealed that, for the film, he successfully convinced a doctor to paralyze him from the waist down for a stunt. And that’s just for starters.
“Dude, everything that’s about to happen right now is all bad, I love it.” says Steve-O in the clip. Later, he explains that he “might have actually talked a doctor into dressing up as a clown so that he could put a four-inch needle into my spine and inject me with a drug that would paralyze me from the waist down while I was sprinting and before all kinds of terrible s*** happened to me.”
If just reading about these sorts of antics is too much for you–or you scoff at even considering them antics–it likely goes without saying you don’t need to watch the above video, which shows a few moments of the aforementioned injection and focuses on how Steve-O prepared for the movie. And if you think this sounds bad, bear in mind that co-star Johnny Knoxville suffered a brain hemorrhage as a result of a stunt he filmed for Jackass 4.
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