The Real Reasons We Don't Hear From Johnny Knoxville Anymore

The Real Reasons We Don’t Hear From Johnny Knoxville Anymore

Johnny Knoxville burst onto the showbiz scene in 2000 as the de facto host of MTV’s Jackass, a strange, hysterically funny reality show that became a surprise smash hit and launched Knoxville to stardom. He followed it up with three hit Jackass movies and acting roles in several other films. And then Knoxville…pretty much up and vanished. Why? Here’s a look at the real reasons we don’t hear from Johnny Knoxville anymore…

Johnny Knoxville (born Philip John Clapp, Jr.; March 11, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, film producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer. He is best known as a co-creator and star of the MTV reality stunt show Jackass, which aired for three seasons from 2000–2002. A year later, Knoxville and his co-stars returned for the first installment in the Jackass film series, with a second and third installment being released in 2006 and 2010, respectively. In 2013, he starred inJackass Presents: Bad Grandpa as his Jackass character Irving Zisman. Knoxville has had acting roles in films like Men in Black II (2002), The Dukes of Hazzard,The Ringer (both 2005), The Last Stand (2013) and Skiptrace (2016) as well as having voiced Leonardo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014).