Bam Margera is the star of Jackass. And Jessica Simpson's bed one night. Oh yes, he totally hit that piece.

One of the most compelling figures on the first season of VH1's Family Therapy has been former Jackass star Bam Margera who's simultaneously working on his relationship with his mother, April Margera, and detoxing after more than a decade of severe alcoholism.

On this week's episode, April speculates about the cause of Bam's lifelong attraction to danger and self-destructive behavior:

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During his says as a professional skateboarder and Jackass stuntman, Bam Margera became famous for his ability to laugh in the face of danger and cheat death with a smile on his face and a Miller High Life in his hand.

Sadly, the excess of Bam's wild 20s has taken a heavy toll, and left him, at just 36, a shattered, lonely man with a crippling addiction to alcohol.

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The last time we heard from him, Bam Margera was getting beat up after trash-talking some random Europeans while on tour doing...whatever it is Bam Margera does on tour.

So when Bam popped up on the debut season of VH1's Family Therapy a few weeks ago, we weren't surprised to see that he's since admitted he has a problem with alcohol. We were a bit surprised by his choice of sober companion:

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