Bam Margera: Uncle Don Vito, of 'Jackass' Fame, Dies at 59


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Vincent "Don Vito" Margera, the uncle of Jackass star Bam Margera, has died.

He was 59.

According to reports, Don Vito died of organ and kidney failure.

Many know Don Vito from his numerous appearances alongside his nephew Bam on hit reality series like Jackass and Viva La Bam. Don Vito was oftentimes the target of Bam's pranks.

Don Vito collapsed at his home back in October. He was in a coma for five days. According to his family, Don Vito suffered massive organ failure due to his obesity and alcohol abuse.

Jackass star Johnny Knoxville tweeted his condolences: