Steve-O Sentenced to 30 Days in Jail for SeaWorld Protest: 'What Can I Say, I'm a Jack***'

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star Steve-O was sentenced to 30 days in Los Angeles County jail on Wednesday, after being arrested in Hollywood in August for scaling a crane as part of protest against SeaWorld.

"Considering I've become a clean and sober, dog-rescuing vegan, I must say I'm ready to go to jail-- not just because it will bring so much attention to the plight of orcas in captivity, but because it's nice to let people know I haven't lost my edge," Steve-O -- real name Stephen Glover -- wrote on an Instagram cartoon announcing his sentencing. "What can I say, I'm a jackass."

I just got sentenced to 30 days in LA County jail, and this is what I have to say about it: "Considering I've become a clean and sober, dog-rescuing vegan, I must say I'm ready to go to jail-- not just because it will bring so much attention to the plight of orcas in captivity, but because it's nice to let people know I haven't lost my edge. What can I say, I'm a jackass. My whole crane-climbing, fireworks debacle really turned out to be pretty meaningful in the end, too. I mean, if your goal is to make a statement about captivity, you may as well get yourself locked up! To help give back to the City of Los Angeles, I launched a campaign today to raise money for at-risk, inner city youth, by raffling off chances to win an all-expenses-paid trip to be my red carpet, VIP guest at the taping of my Showtime comedy special next month, which is called "Steve-O: Guilty As Charged". There is a link to a new crazy stunt video I just made to let people enter to win in my bio. Los Angeles, I love you, thank you for everything!" -Steve-O (cartoon by @mikehillier_design)

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The 41-year-old comedian was arrested on Aug. 9 after he climbed a 10-story construction crane, set off fireworks, and inflated a plastic killer whale with the words "SeaWorld Sucks" written on the side in duct tape.

"My whole crane-climbing, fireworks debacle really turned out to be pretty meaningful in the end, too," Steve-O continued. "I mean, if your goal is to make a statement about captivity, you may as well get yourself locked up!"

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And the Jackass star even has a plan to continue working toward a good cause while he is behind bars, launching a campaign to raise money for at-risk youth by raffling off merchandise, social media shoutouts and a chance to be his guest at the filming of his Showtime comedy special in November.

Steve-O announced the fundraiser in a Facebook video that features footage of his crane-climbing protest, as well as a few new stunts like skateboarding down the stairs and front-flipping off a table, while on fire.

Never change, Steve-O.

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