In another sad turn of events for former Jackass star Bam Margera, it seems he’s once again relapsed after he was spotted leaving rehab once again to hit up a local bar.
According to a video obtained by TMZ, Bam was leaving a bar in Florida with a mystery woman at 57 Tavern in Sarasota until about 1 am Monday, with the publication revealing that it looked “like he needed help walking out the front door.”
They added that the Viva La Bam star is reportedly no longer in contact with his parents, April and Phil Margera, and “has not heard from his estranged wife Nikki or seen his son Phoenix since he returned to rehab at the end of June.”
The sad news comes after a video surfaced back in July showing Bam Margera partying after he first fled rehab and sparked a desperate search for his whereabouts.
According to TMZ, who acquired the clip, Bam “met up with some folks at a sports bar Saturday in Pompano Beach and had a couple of alcoholic drinks” following his sudden exit from rehab, before reportedly asking to be taken to hospital for an injured wrist and heading to a strip club.
He then headed to a friend’s house, where he apparently passed out next to a few other rowdy partygoers before coming to again.
You can check out the video here.
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In a recent interview with fellow Jackass alum Steve-O, who is now sober, Bam revealed that his association with HIM singer Ville Vallo in the early 2000s led to his turbulent alcohol addiction.
“I am an alcoholic. I have been for a long time,” Margera told Steve-O in the chat.
“I remember when I was probably 24, I was so mesmerized by Ville Valo from HIM… he would just walk down the street in Finland and girls would literally faint, sometimes guys too. So I would just follow his lead. I’m like, ‘He’s buying a pack of cigarettes, I’m buying a pack of cigarettes. He’s getting a beer, I’m getting a beer. He’s doing a shot of Sambuca, I’m doing a shot of Sambuca.’”
“Once he cracked open a beer when he woke up, that was the first time I’m like, ‘You’re drinking in the morning? In the daytime?’ He’s like, ‘Yeah, why not? Want one?’ I’m like, ‘Well I’m not gonna let you do it alone, but this is fucking crazy.’ It was the first time I ever day drank.”
Let’s hope that Bam agrees to get the help he needs sooner rather than later.
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