Former Jackass star Bam Margera is suing the movie’s producers over his exit from Jackass 4: Forever.
The actor, who was set to star within the latest sequel – scheduled for launch on September 3 – filed a criticism right this moment (August 9) claiming a violation of his civil rights after producers made him signal a “Wellness Settlement” and fired him after a constructive drug check, claiming he broke his contract.
In line with the Hollywood Reporter, Margera allegedly stated he suffers from bodily and psychological disabilities, making Adderall a crucial therapy for his consideration deficit dysfunction. He has referred to as his termination “unlawful discrimination”.
The lawsuit reportedly references Britney Spears’ conservatorship and calls the Wellness Settlement “draconian” and “legally unenforceable”.
The settlement allowed for Margera’s rapid termination within the occasion he didn’t blow right into a breathalyzer thrice a day, undergo a urinalysis twice per week, have his hair follicles examined regularly, and take drugs each morning whereas on a FaceTime name with a health care provider employed by Paramount.
Bam Margera (Image: Getty)
“Margera didn’t slip up,” the criticism reportedly reads. “He adopted the provisions of the Wellness Settlement to a tee, at nice private price. Defendants’ therapy of Margera exacerbated his psychological well being points and led to suicidal ideas. However nonetheless, Margera persevered — solely to have the rug pulled out from beneath him.”
Legal professional Eric George, representing Margera, claimed that the actor was fired after “one of many quite a few drug checks Margera was pressured to undergo reveal that he was taking prescription Adderall.
“Defendants knew full effectively that Margera needed to take Adderall to deal with his consideration deficit dysfunction. He had been on this medicine for a number of years. However all of this however, and with out even giving Margera a possibility to elucidate, Paramount fired him.”
Bam Margera is trying to sue Paramount Footage, MTV Networks, Jeff Tremaine, Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze and different related events with the Jackass franchise. The actor is asking for an injunction on the premiere date of Jackass 4, and can be searching for financial damages.
NME is reaching out to all concerned events and can replace this story accordingly with any remark obtained.
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