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Bam Margera Has Been Found And Is Going Back To Rehab

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Bam Margera Has Been Found And Is Going Back To Rehab

Bam Margera has been found in a Florida hotel after fleeing his rehab facility for the second time.

The Jackass star was located on Monday night (27 June) in Deerfield Beach and police attended the hotel alongside a crisis intervention team that included Margera’s parents.

Margera had last been spotted in the area at 5:30pm on Saturday (25 June) after leaving the LifeSkills facility without permission.

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Bam Margera has been found in a Florida hotel after fleeing his rehab facility. Credit: Shutterstock
Bam Margera has been found in a Florida hotel after fleeing his rehab facility. Credit: Shutterstock

According to TMZ, local police and Margera’s representatives confirmed he’d been found.

The outlet also noted that Margera insisted on seeing his son, however was told he’d have to re-enter rehab in order to do so.

An ‘on-the-spot’ intervention was held at the hotel and some of his family ‘called in’ to speak to the star, who ‘voluntarily’ agreed to check into a new facility and made his way there last night. 

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UNILAD has approached Margera’s representatives for comment.

Margera previously went missing on 13 June after telling his rehab he was unhappy with the services they were providing.

He allegedly told the manager he was going to check himself into another rehab facility and left in a car without permission before being spotted at various bars and returned to rehab by police. 

Margera was notably absent from the latest Jackass film, Jackass Forever, something his co-star Steve-O recently said was because Margera 'just didn’t have the power to stay sober and be healthy'.

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He was fired from filming of the movie after failing a drugs test, which Steve-O described as 'the first time Bam ever had consequences'.

The Jackass star was located on Monday (27 June) night in Deerfield Beach. Credit: Shutterstock
The Jackass star was located on Monday (27 June) night in Deerfield Beach. Credit: Shutterstock

Speaking on the Hotboxin' with Mike Tyson podcast, Steve-O didn’t hold back when talking about Margera’s substance abuse issues, but made sure to clarify he still ‘loves’ his former co-star.

“They [Jackass] f*****g loved him,” began Steve-O. “They cared about him. And it’s the same exact people who organised an intervention which saved my life.

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"These people, they put their foot down, they said what’s happening has to f*****g stop and we’re going to do what we can to make it stop.”

He went on: “Bam had so many interventions, he was locked up in so many rehabs, and by the time we were making Jackass 4, they thought, maybe if we try this: ‘you can be in the movie if you get healthy and stay sober’. 

“It was the last f*****g thing that they had to try. And with the promise of millions of dollars and ‘you’re gonna be in a movie’, even still, he just didn’t have the power to stay sober and be healthy.”

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Topics: Celebrity, Bam Margera

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