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LAFD rescues TV personality Steve-O after he duct tapes himself to billboard

LAFD rescues TV personality Steve-O after he duct tapes himself to billboard
Posted at 1:31 PM, Aug 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 16:36:32-04

The Los Angeles Fire Department safely rescued TV personality Steve-O on Thursday after he duct-taped himself to a billboard as part of a publicity stunt.

According to the Associated Press, Steve-O duct-taped himself to a billboard as a stunt for his new multimedia special "Gnarly."

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Television personality Steve-O is evaluated by Los Angeles Fire Department personnel after he had duct-taped himself to a billboard as a publicity stunt for his new multimedia special "Gnarly," Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

The fire department was dispatched to “an apparent single patient behavior emergency,” at about 9:35 a.m. PT, according to the agency's Twitter account.

A video on CBS Los Angeles showed the prankster being removed from the sign.

Variety reported that Steve-O was not hospitalized.

According to KTLA, the "Jackass" star was not arrested.