Paramount Claps Back At Bam Margera, Calls His “Jackass” Lawsuit “Baseless”: Report
Written by B87FM on October 7, 2021
The continuing Jackass drama involving Bam Margera has elicited a response from Paramount. The stunt star was just lately booted from the most recent of the longstanding franchise that helped make him well-known, however he is not taking place without a fight. We beforehand reported that Margera was accused of threatening Jackass director Jeff Tremaine and Tremaine’s household. A restraining order was issued towards Margera and later, he filed a lawsuit towards his former pals.
It was claimed that Margera broke his sobriety contract set in place by manufacturing and that’s the reason he was nixed from the forthcoming movie. Deadline stories that Paramount has responded to Margera’s lawsuit, calling it “baseless.”
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“His claims searching for to enjoin Jackass Endlessly improperly goal Defendants’ protected speech and are precluded as a matter of regulation,” a movement reportedly reads. “This Court docket ought to strike them.”
“Separate and other than its authorized insufficiency, Margera’s criticism is riddled with outright lies: Margera alleges that [Johnny] Knoxville, Tremaine, and [Spike] Jonze accosted him in a rehab facility and browbeat him into signing a draconian sobriety contract (they didn’t, infra at II.A); that he was fraudulently induced and coerced into signing his talent agreement with Paramount (he was not, infra at II.C); that Paramount employed a health care provider who pressured him to take a ‘cocktail of drugs’ that Paramount supposedly prescribed for him towards his will (that’s absurd and by no means occurred, infra at II.B); that he complied with the Wellness Program (he breached it, infra at II.D); and that he was terminated for taking Adderall, which he claims was prescribed for him (it was not—he admitted that he purchased it off the road—infra at II.D),” said court docket paperwork.
Jackass Endlessly was slated for launch earlier this yr after which was delayed to this month earlier than being pushed again to the Spring of 2022.