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Is Johnny Knoxville brain damage? Why does Johnny Knoxville wear sunglasses?



Johnny Knoxville


Johnny Knoxville – Philip John Clapp, known professionally as Johnny Knoxville, is an American actor, stunt performer, filmmaker, and comedian.

Johnny has been faced with some injuries and health issues for most of his life.


Actor Johnny Knoxville. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)

Knoxville explained on The Howard Stern Show how he tore his urethra during a stunt for Jackass Presents: Mat Hoffman’s Tribute to Evel Knievel on February 4, 2009.

Is Johnny Knoxville brain damage?

Johnny Knoxville suffered a brain hemorrhage, a type of stroke caused by an artery in the brain bursting and causing localized bleeding in the surrounding tissues in 2020 while filming Jackass Forever.

According to Nova Legal Funding, the injury cost around $2.5M to treat.

Why does Johnny Knoxville wear sunglasses?

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Johnny Knoxville and wife Naomi Nelson. (Photo by Brian Killian/WireImage)

Johnny Knoxville has explained he wears a pair of sunglasses perhaps to spare viewers the sight of his left eye that has a habit of just popping out of its socket sometimes.

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