Bam Margera Catches Hell For Gun Pics

Amanda CrumLife

Professional Jackass–and sometime skater–Bam Margera found himself in some hot water recently after posting some controversial images on Twitter.

Margera and some friends were playing with a fake gun and documenting the fun when a cat and puppy got involved, which caused a wave of backlash on various social media sites and garnered a statement from the ASPCA about animal cruelty, which said that Margera was “not funny” and had “missed the mark” with his antics.

Margera apologized later, saying he was unaware of a recent string of animal-cruelty related incidents near his hometown and reiterating that while he was joking, he doesn’t even own a gun and would never inflict harm upon an animal.

“Just hurting another animal is rude, crude, and more,” he said.

He also pointed out that most of his 800,000+ followers on Twitter “knows my Jackass joking kind of humor”.

Interestingly, the photos of Bam pointing a gun at various people barely caused a stir.

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