“In fact, they’re great together,” the Jackass Perpetually star, 47, completely tells Us Weekly on Friday, February 11, about the newly engaged couple. “I’m a giant fan of being in a dedicated relationship.”
MGK, 31, is a really recreation sufferer of one of many many pranks within the newest Jackass movie. (At one level, he gets slapped by a giant hand with such power that he flies backward into the pool behind him.) Whereas capturing the film, the “My Ex’s Greatest Good friend” singer and Transformers star, 35, have been “collectively on set,” Steve-O tells Us.
Whereas the stuntman and the rocker have been pals for “a decade,” the previous MTV star wasn’t certain if the twosome are “shut sufficient [for MGK] to have me at [his] wedding ceremony [to Fox],” he tells Us. (Steve-O will eventually be walking down the aisle himself when he marries his fiancée, Lux Wright.)
When talking of his relationship with Kelly, the prankster revealed that the 2 have shared some fairly distinctive moments collectively — together with when the Grime actor name-dropped him on his 2012 hit “Wild Boy” and the unforgettable second he tattooed the Jackass lead’s butt.
“I’ve recognized him for years,” the TV persona tells Us about his friendship with the “Bloody Valentine” artist, praising the monitor that appeared to assist introduce them. “The refrain of [‘Wild Boy’], it mentioned, ‘Yeah, bitch, yeah, bitch, name me Steve-O,’” the actor famous, explaining that he makes use of the track as his walk-out music for his Bucket Record comedy tour. “I find it irresistible.”
As for the way the rapper managed to infamously ink Steve-O, the actor set the scene for Us. “I requested him to present me a smiley face tattoo on my butt cheek with a high-powered BB gun,” he tells Us, explaining that he informed MGK to “simply put the BBs [in] and draw the smiley face,” and after, the stuntman would “smear [ink] throughout it” to show it right into a tattoo. In 2015, Steve-O shared an NSFW video of the entire (harmful) course of by way of Fb. (He additionally confirmed Us the completed product, as nicely.)
Beneath all of their outrageous stunts, nevertheless, is a relationship stuffed with respect. After first assembly Kelly in 2012, Steve-O tells Us he was “simply actually, actually impressed by how considerate he was. … And I simply thought, ‘Man, there’s much more to this child than what there seems to be.”
Jackass Perpetually was launched February 4.
With reporting by Mandie DeCamp