Johnny Knoxville

  • Aired:  01/29/14
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"Bad Grandpa" star Johnny Knoxville reflects on his film's Academy Award nomination and his lifetime of stunts. (6:22)

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]>> Jon: WELCOME BACK MY GUEST

TONIGHT.

HE'S AN ACTOR.

LATEST FILM JACKASS PRESENTS BADGRANDPA ON BLU RAY AND DVD.

>> I'LL GET MORE TAIL THAN AWHORE HOUSE PIANO PLAYER.

>> I MIGHT BE TOO OLD TO DELIVERTHE MAIL BUT I CAN STILL LICKTHE STAMP IF YOU KNOW

WHAT I MEAN.

>> I MIGHT BE TOO OLD TO CHOMPTHE LETTUCE BUT I CAN STILL TOSS

THE SALAD.

>> ARE YOU MARRIED?

>> OH, MY GOODNESS.

>> NOT INTERESTED.

>> THREE WAY.

EXCUSE ME.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> Jon: PLEASE WELCOME BACK TO

THE PROGRAM JOHNNY KNOXVILLE.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]>> LET ME SAY SOMETHING.

LET ME APOLOGIZE TO YOU.

LET ME APOLOGIZE.

>> FOR WHAT?

>> NO, PLEASE.

>> ARE YOU GOING TO THROW ME OFFA (bleep) BALCONY?

>> Jon: WHAT AM I CONGRESSMAN?

NO.

[ LAUGHTER ]I INTRODUCED YOU IMPROPERLY.

JONNY KNOXVILLE FROM THE OSCARNOMINATED FILM BAD GRANDPA.

YOU WERE NOMINATED FOR -- ISTHIS THE FIRST OSCAR THAT ONE OF

YOUR FILMS HAS BEEN NOMINATEDFOR.

YES, IT IS, JON.

THANK YOU FOR ASKING.

>> Jon: BUT IT'S TRUE, YES?

>> YEAH.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]>> Jon: THAT'S WHAT I'M

TALKING ABOUT, BABY.

>> THE MAKEUP GUYS WHO WORKED ONTHE FILM GOT NOMINATED FOR AN

OSCAR AND I THINK THEY DESERVETO WIN BECAUSE WITHOUT THE

MAKEUP OF THIS FILM THERE'S NOFILM BECAUSE I CANNOT PRANK

PEOPLE AS MYSELF.

YES, THAT'S TRUE.

>> Jon: HERE IS WHY I'M NOTCRAZY ABOUT THAT.

THEY DID A GREAT JOB AND IRESPECT THEM AND I'M GLAD THEY

GOT THAT BUT THAT OLD MANDOESN'T COME TO LIFE IF IT'S NOT

FOR THE ACTING, THE MAN INSIDE.

IF THEY GET IT FOR BEING THE OLDMAN MAKEUP, I THINK WE COULD SEE

A NOMINATION IN THE FUTURE.

>> I'M SURE THAT'S COMING DOWNTHE PIKE.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> Jon: THIS WAS BETTER

THOUGH.

YOU KNOW, DO YOU THINK YOU'LL DOMORE -- AT A CERTAIN POINT THE

BODY IS GOING TO BREAK DOWN.

YOU HAVE TO COME UP WITH MORECHARACTERS.

>> I WAS IN TERRIBLE SHAPE WHENI STARTED DOING STUNTS AND I'M

IN TERRIBLE SHAPE NOW.

I CAN KEEP DOING STUNTS BECAUSEMY BODY SO WRECKED PERIOD.

IT'S DONE BUT I STILL LIKE DOINGSTUNTS.

>> Jon: DO YOU EVER GO IN FORA FULL BODY MRI JUST TO SEE.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> I DID -- I WENT TO A DOCTOR

THE OTHER DAY AND THEY TOOK SOMETHINGS.

I WENT IN FOR MY HAND AND HADA FRACTURED ELBOW AND A TORN

SHOULDER.

IT WAS LIKE THREE OR FOUR THINGSI DIDN'T KNOW I HAD.

>> Jon: HOW DO THEY BREAK THATKIND OF NEWS TO YOU?

>> WELL, THEY THINK IT'S KIND OFHUMOROUS.

THEY THINK IT'S -- YOU KNOW,HE'S A GOOD CUSTOMER.

[LAUGHTER]THAT KIND OF -- THEY'LL BRING

ANOTHER DOCTOR IN THE OFFICE.

THIS GUY HAS ALL THIS GOING ON.

I'M LIKE CAN I HAVE ASUBSCRIPTION SO I CAN LEAVE?

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: BECAUSE YOU SET THIS

UP FOR OUR ENTERTAINMENT ONE DAYTHEY'LL VAPORIZE INSIDE YOU AND

YOU'LL BE LYING IN A PUDDLEAFTER THEY THREW YOU OFF A

BUILDING AND EVERYBODY WILL WALKBY AND GO, YOU, YOU KILL ME.

[ LAUGHTER ]BUT YOU FEEL GOOD NOW?

>> OH, YES.

>> Jon: DO PEOPLE MAKE YOU --IF YOU ARE OUT IN A BAR DO

PEOPLE COME UP TO YOU AND SAYMAN CAN I BUY YOU A DRINK AND

HIT YOU OVER THE HEAD WITH THEBOTTLE?

WHAT IS THE DIFFICULTY THERE FOR

YOU?

>> THEY USED TO TRY TO FIGHT MEALL THE TIME.

>> Jon: FIGHT YOU?

>> YEAH, THE GUYS WOULD TRY TOFIGHT ME BUT GIRLS WOULD PUT

CIGARETTES OUT ON MY ARM.

I HAD ONE PUT IT OUT ON MYFACE.

I HAD ONE GIRL SAY I LOVE WHATYOU DO AND PUNCHED ME IN THENOSE.

GUYS WOULD TRY TO PUNCH OR TRYTO FIGHT.

>> Jon: AND YOU STILL GO OUT?

>> NOT AS MUCH AS I USED TO.

>> Jon: YEAH, YEAH.

>> THESE DAYS THEY WANT ME TOHIT THEM.

THEY GO, I LOVE WHAT YOU DO.

WILL YOU HIT ME IN THE NUTS?

LIKE OF COURSE NOT.

>> Jon: THAT'S GOOD.

OUT OF CURIOSITY, HOW LONG AFTERI LOVE WHAT YOU DO DO THEY GET

TO WILL YOU HIT ME IN THE NUTS?

>> IMMEDIATELY.

>> Jon: INSTANTLY.

NO FOREPLAY NO NOTHING.

NO CHARMING I LOVE WHAT YOU DO,ONE OF BEST MOVIES.

I LIKE TO DO STUNTS OH, WOULDYOU MIND HITTING ME IN THE NUTS.

>> IT HAPPENS ALL THE TIME.

>> Jon: THEY FORCE THE ISSUE.

DO YOU HIT THEM?

>> NO, NO.

I DON'T HIT THEM.

IF ONE OF THE GUYS IS THERE.

>> Jon: ONE OF JACKASS GUYS?

>> YEAH.

IF THEY ASK THEM I'M LIKE YOUGUYS CAN HIT THEM I'M NOT

HITTING THEM.

>> Jon: DO THEY SAY NO, NO,NO, I WANT KNOXVILLE TO HIT

ME IN THE NUTS. I DON'T WANTTHESE OTHER GUYS.

>> WEE MAN WILL OBLIGE.

>> Jon: THAT'S WHY, I THOUGHTFOR ME OH, YOU KNOW, SURE I'LL

TAKE A PICTURE BUT I'VE NEVERHAD THE OPPORTUNITY -- NOBODY

HAS EVER -->> YOU NEVER GOT TO HIT ANYONE.

>> Jon: NOT THE NUTS.

>> WHAT THE HELL, GO AHEAD.

>> Jon: REALLY?

THAT IS AT A CERTAINLY POINTTHAT'S GOT TO -- YOU JUST WANTED

SOME CHICKEN WINGS FOR GODSAKES.

>> JUST LOOKING FOR A HOT MEALAT A GOOD PRICE.

>> Jon: THAT'S WHAT I'MTALKING ABOUT.

JACKASS PRESENTS BAD GRANDPAIT'S ON THE BLU RAY AND DVD.

DO YOU HAVE MORE COMING OUT? ASEQUEL?

>> NOT YET. I PITCHED ONETO YOU AN OLD MAN WHO WANDERS

THE STREETS OF NEW YORK HITTINGPEOPLE IN THE NUTS.

>> THROWING PEOPLE OFFBALCONIES.

>> Jon: JOHNNY KNOXVILLE.

THANK YOU:[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

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