While performing in the flea market circus, Steve-O began sending videos of himself to Big Brother editor and future Jackass director Jeff Tremaine , which led to his involvement in the television series Jackass and its hit movie spin-offs, Jackass: The Movie , Jackass Number Two , and Jackass 2. His upcoming album will be titled Hard as a Rock. On July 31, , Steve-O was arrested in Los Angeles on obscenity and assault charges for performing his now infamous stunt, The Butterfly in which he staples his scrotum to his leg at the Abyss, a nightclub in Houma, Louisiana, and for being a principal to a second-degree battery, both of which occurred at the nightclub on July 11, Steve-O was required to return to Los Angeles on August 16, , and prove that he turned himself in to Louisiana authorities.
Steve-O from Jackass admits he once snorted cocaine splattered with HIV-positive blood
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Stephen Gilchrist Glover born June 13, , better known by his stage name Steve-O , is an actor, stunt performer, producer, stand-up comedian,  author, musician, and clown  who holds British, American, and Canadian citizenship. His entertainment career is mostly centered on his performance stunts on the American TV series Jackass , its related movie and its spin-off series Wildboyz. His family moved from Brazil to Venezuela when he was two, where he learned fluent Spanish; at age four, he moved to Connecticut ; at age six, he moved to Miami, Florida ; at nine years old, he moved back to England; at age 12, he moved to Toronto, Ontario ; and at age 13, he moved back to England again, remaining there through all four years of high school at the American School in London until he graduated. He phoned every hotel in the vicinity until he found the name that the band usually checked in under, that of manager Doc McGhee. He attended the University of Miami but dropped out after one year due to poor grades and acts of disobedience in school. He also attended the University of New Mexico from to He filmed his stunts, including his clown performances, throughout this period.
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Jackass star Steve-O has revealed one of the darkest moments of his drug addiction, which saw him snort cocaine splattered with the HIV-positive blood of his dealer. The notorious stuntman, real name Stephen Glover, opened up about his substance abuse in an interview on In Depth With Graham Besinger , who prompted him to discuss the incident. Sometimes I would show up and the door would be unlocked but he would be passed out, 'cause he was very much a drug user as well as a dealer," Steve-O said. The year-old explained that on one occasion, he was unable to wake his dealer, but noticed some cocaine residue on a table in the house.