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Former Jackass star has sobered up but still loves to shock

Expect brutally honest comedy from former Jackass member Steve Glover on Sunday

Published on Aug 4, 2014 1:22 PM
 
Stephen Glover. -- PHOTO: LA COMEDY LIVE

In many ways, Stephen Glover is a changed man.

Better known as Steve-O, Glover was a familiar face on MTV's reality shows Jackass and Wildboyz, which ran in the early 2000s.

The shows made stars out of Glover and fellow crew members such as Johnny Knoxville and Bam Margera, who readily subjected themselves to stunts that often caused them serious physical injuries. Glover himself is famous for a certain stunt that involves his genitalia and a stapler.

But along with success came a life of drug and alcohol binges for him. The turning point came in 2008 when he sent an e-mail to his friends, including Knoxville, hinting that he might kill himself. He was immediately checked into a mental health facility.

 
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“People are surprised to learn that I’m actually a very well-educated and quite intelligent person who happens to work really hard at being a professional crazy man.”

Artist Stephen Glover on the perception people have of him


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STEVE-O: THE GUILTY AS CHARGED TOUR

Where: University Cultural Centre Hall, National University of Singapore

When: Sunday, 7pm

Admission: $78, $98, $108 and $138 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg). Use the code “YeahDude” to get $20 off tickets

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