March 30, 2023

Johnny Knoxville, Jackass star, sued for emotional distress caused by a PRANK victim being accused of killing a pony

  • A lawsuit is pending against Jackass’s Jackass star, 51, over an elaborate prank that may have been too extreme 
  • Khalil Khan is suing Knoxville, real name Philip John Clapp, for a home prank that he claims caused him emotional distress. According to documents 
  • Khan claims he was hired by TaskRabbit to perform a routine repair job, but ended up being accused in a practical joke of killing a pony. 
  • The victim of a prank, who claimed that the owner of the house was an actor in the prank, was to install an electric dimmer. 
  • A lamp was turned off and a girl, who is believed to be about 10-years old and an actor, accused him for killing her pony while it was on life support. 
  •  Khan said that Johnny eventually let him know the gag while expressing appreciation that it was good-natured
  • Khan claimed that he didn’t find the prank amusing, even though he was offered financial compensation for his participation.



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Johnny Knoxville is being sued to for emotional distress due to a prank.

The 51-year-old Jackass star – whose former castmate Bam Margera is reportedly battling pneumonia –  is at the center of a lawsuit over an elaborate prank which may have gone too far.

Khalil Khan is now suing Knoxville – realname Philip John Clapp- for a home-prank that he claims caused him distress, according to legal documents. TMZ Friday

Uh oh: Johnny Knoxville is being sued for emotional distressed caused by a prank as a man named  Khalil Khan has filed a lawsuit over a home prank which he alleges caused him emotional distress according to legal documents obtained by TMZ on Friday

Khan claims he was hired through TaskRabbit for a routine repair job. However, he ended up being accused by TaskRabbit of killing a pony as a practical joke.

The victim, who claimed the owner of the house was an actor in the prank was set up to fix an electrical dimmer switch.

But, shortly after he started his work, a lamp went off and a girl – who is believed to be around 10 years old and apparently an actor- accused him of killing her pony. The pony was on life support and died when electricity went out.

Khan claims that he was hired via TaskRabbit to do a routine repair job but ended up being accused of killing a pony in a practical joke, Knoxville is seen with Machine Gun Kelly and Steve-O in Jackass Forever released this year

Khan claims that he was hired through TaskRabbit for a routine repair task. But, he ended up being accused by TaskRabbit of killing a pony. Knoxville is shown with Machine Gun Kelly as well as Steve-O in Jackass Forever.

Khan claimed that Khan was later led into the room with an actual pony.

Khan claims that Khan saw his car being towed after Khan witnessed the apparent death of an animal.

Khan claimed that one of the men trying to take Khan’s car said that he would be in trouble for possessing cocaine in it when Khan called the police.

Khan said that Johnny (seen in September) eventually let him in on the gag while expressing that it was good-natured and though he was offered compensation financially for participating, Khan maintained that he did not find the prank amusing.

Khan stated that Johnny (seen September) eventually allowed him to join the gag while expressing his good-natured appreciation. Khan was offered financial compensation for participating in the prank, but Khan maintained that he didn’t find it amusing.

The victim claimed that the person pulled out white powder from his bag, making him even more horrified.

Khan said that Johnny eventually allowed him to join the gag, while expressing his gratitude for the good-natured joke.

Khan said that he did find the prank funny, even though he was offered financial compensation.

Johnny is known for playing pranks and doing stunts on reality television show Jackass which aired over three seasons from 2000 to 2001

Johnny is well-known for his pranks and stunts on Jackass, a reality TV show that aired three seasons between 2000 and 2001.

According to TMZ, the victim claimed that the practical joke had caused him ’emotional distress and worry, anxiety, along with possible harm to his business reputation’. Therefore, he is suing to recover damages.

Johnny is known for his pranks on Jackass, which aired for three seasons from 2000-2001.

It was eventually split into four feature films. He also played pranks on the 2013 film Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa.

It ultimately spun off into four feature films and he also played pranks in 2013 flick Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (pictured)

It was eventually split into four feature films. He also played pranks on the 2013 film Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa (pictured).

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