‘Jackass’ Star Bam Margera Hospitalized With Staph Infection On New Tattoo
Star of the movie Jackass, Bam Margera, was hospitalized this week a staph infection a new leg tattoo.
The skateboarder posted on Instagram on Monday a picture of his leg, showing the tattoo and the red swelling around the tattoo. He captioned the post, “The only person I can blame for my staff [sic] infection. Thank you Danny way for taking me. I deserve it and it f****** hurts very bad.”
He posted another photo of the tattoo closer up, explaining that it means ‘great news’ in Farsi.
“I love how I did not take care of my tattoo, now I have to deal with the pain of a staff infection. In Farsi it says “great news” aka Navid. But I let my great news get infected 🤣high five me because I’m an asso who deserves it,” he captioned the post.
It has been speculated that Margera contracted the infection in a hot tub, but it also could’ve been caused by am improperly cleaned tattoo needle.
Margera seems to be recovering. A skin staph infection can be treated by topical Neosporin or antibiotics.