Alongside the return of most of the series originals in Jackass Forever, new stunt performers come in, and the best of them is Poopies. But who is he?
Who is Jackass Forever’s new best stunt performer, Poopies? While Jackass Forever’s brilliance is about seeing the original Jackass crew back together another ten years later, the new team is a highlight. They take over some of the more challenging stunts and bring a raw naivety that changes the Jackass dynamic entirely. With Bam Margera fired and Ryan Dunn having sadly passed, there is a hole in the cast, but the new faces step up admirably.
Alongside Poopies, who is easily the standout, the Jackass Forever newbies are Jasper Dolphin, Compston “Darkshark” Wilson (Jasper’s father), Eric Manaka, Rachel Wolfson, and Zach Holmes. They take on roles of varying prominence, with each given at least one big stunt of their own, and the final milk chugging/paintball war set-piece including almost all of them. They’re an exciting group who adorably seem astonished even to have the chance to rub shoulders (and squashed penises) with the Jackass Forever OGs.
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While the new Jackass Forever stunt performers all bring a special something, Poopies makes the biggest mark. Partly thanks to his obliviousness, partly thanks to his Chris Pontius-like gameness, he’s great whenever he’s onscreen, and it’s remarkable that he will largely have just come out of nowhere for most viewers.
Where Poopies Is Known From Before Jackass Forever
This isn’t Poopies’ first rodeo with Jackass. He appeared on Jackass Shark Week and became the first person in history to be attacked by a shark during filmmaking – a heady accolade. During a stunt called “jumping the shark,” Poopies tried to jump a pod of Caribbean reef sharks on a wakeboard, but came up short and was bitten on the hand by one of the fish. The bite left him with a badly damaged tendon and two severed arteries in his hand.
Before becoming an instant Jackass Forever cast legend, Poopies was part of Jamie O’Brien’s Red Bull surfing series Who is JOB. This was a spinoff of his self-made, hour-long movie that drew significant attention from the extreme sports community. Poopies made a name for himself with the same commitment to pranks that had made him a Jackass fan throughout his own youth. It’s no surprise at all that his trajectory would make him one of the Jackass Forever cast eventually (even to the shark who tried to eat him).
How Jackass Forever’s Poopies Got His Name
Poopies real name is, in fact, Sean McInerney, and he fittingly earned his alias thanks to Jackass. While watching it with friends, as he related in an interview with Stab Magazine, he announced he needed the bathroom. Convinced by his friends to put on a Gorilla mask and poop in the middle of an intersection, he was arrested and instantly earned the nickname “Poopies.” Such is the nickname’s success that he’s not even referred to by his real name in Jackass Forever. If Jackass 5 or a series revival is to come after the fourth movie, Poopies needs to return in a big way.
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What Poopies Has Been Up To Since Jackass Forever
The Jackass Forever star Poopies has been quite busy since the latest film in the franchise came out. The stunt man has an active YouTube channel called “The Poopies Channel” that he updates regularly with tales of his recent (mis)adventures. Recently, he has been interviewed on the podcast “The Shi**iest Podcast,” where he regales his latest efforts as a surfer and his time on Jackass Forever. He also collaborates with Steve-O from time to time in videos like “Steve-O Took Me On Tour” and “My Top Ten Worst Slams On Land *With Steve-O*.” It’s good to know that he is keeping up with his Jackass co-stars like Steve-O from time to time, keeping wide open the possibility for Jackass 5. In addition, he still puts up plenty of surfing videos, visiting major hotspots like Mexico, Venice Beach, and Waco Surf. He’s still doing Jackass Forever-type stunts, of course, with the most recent pratfall seeing a scorpion stinging the surfer on the lips.
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