Celebrity stunt performer Bam Margera says his relationships with his wife, Nikki, and his mother, April, have frustrated him so much that he was ready to die to get away from the tension he was feeling.

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“I had such a mental breakdown that I really thought, like, I had a choice to just go to the light and be free,” he tells Dr. Phil during an exclusive interview airing Monday.

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Then, the Jackass star says he decided to stay around for his little boy. “If I didn’t see Phoenix, who knows where I’d be?”

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