With a new movie on the way, Jackass 4 star Steve-O (real name: Stephen Gilchrist Glover) has a lot to celebrate these days, including staying sober for more than a decade. The TV personality, widely known for his fearless and wild antics, shared new before-and-after photos to reveal his health strides from 2006 to 2021.

“So grateful to be celebrating thirteen years of sobriety today — thanks to everyone who helped me get here!” he announced via Twitter on Thursday, March 11, next to side-by-side portraits from his partying days and now. 

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The stunt performer, 46, has continued to be transparent about his past drug use after MTV aired Steve-O: Demise and Rise, a documentary about his “descent into madness” and how an intervention saved him from self-destructing.  

In January 2019, he detailed one of the lowest points of his life during an appearance on In Depth with Graham Bensinger, reminiscing on a time he visited his drug dealer’s home. 

“I’m in his house and over at the table where he would weigh out all of his drugs, there was a very noticeable residue of cocaine,” Steve-O said. “And so, I went over to the table to scrape up a pile of cocaine to snort it. But as I had sat down looking at it … you could see, like, the little, tiny little blood splatter on the residue.” 

“This is how just desperate and pathetic my addiction was that I sat there knowingly scraping up this tainted, like, blood cocaine,” he added. “I sat there and snorted it, which is so f—ed up. I snorted the blood of an intravenous drug user.”

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Prior to that, the entertainer thanked his costars for stepping in to help him stay sober. “Hard to believe it’s been an entire decade since I’ve had a drink or a drug,” Steve-O tweeted in 2018. “I just can’t put into words how grateful I am for @realjknoxville and the rest of the guys who locked me up in a psychiatric ward on March 9, 2008, where this journey began. Thank you, dudes, I love you.” 

Fortunately, fans will get to see him on the big screen again soon because Jackass 4 is set for release in September 2021. This film will be just as jaw-dropping and nostalgic, which is no surprise.

“As far as me doing super physical crazy stuff, I never stopped,” Steve-O told the AV Club in a recent interview. “So, it was sort of natural for me because I have been active the whole-time doing stuff like that. We all showed up to shoot [and] it was like we had never stopped. There was chemistry and it felt like we were right back where we started again. It felt great.”

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