Steve-O Heads To Jail For Anti-Sea World Crane Stunt In Hollywood
Jackass star Steve-O has just been sentenced to 30 days in L.A. County jail for climbing a Hollywood crane to protest Sea World.
In a post on the stuntman's Instagram page, he explains that he feels that his sentencing is appropriate given his efforts to draw attention to orcas in captivity at the water park. Also, he admits he's still a jackass. Steve-O explains:
Considering I've become a clean and sober, dog-rescuing vegan, I must say I'm ready to go to jail-- not just because it will bring so much attention to the plight of orcas in captivity, but because it's nice to let people know I haven't lost my edge. What can I say, I'm a jackass. My whole crane-climbing, fireworks debacle really turned out to be pretty meaningful in the end, too. I mean, if your goal is to make a statement about captivity, you may as well get yourself locked up!
Steve-O goes on to explain that he's also launching a campaign to help "at-risk, inner city youth" in Los Angeles. To do so, he'll be raffling off an all-expenses-paid VIP trip to see a taping of his upcoming Showtime comedy show, appropriately titled, Steve-O: Guilty As Charged.