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.
— Perez Hilton (@PerezHilton) November 16, 2015
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.
— Complex Pop Culture (@ComplexPop) November 16, 2015
Jackass star Johnny Knoxville tweeted his condolences:
RIP Don Vito. You will be missed.❤️❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/YwhNdAAPA8
— Johnny Knoxville (@realjknoxville) November 15, 2015