WTF Happened to Jean-Claude Van Damme? UPDATED with JCVD approval!

Last Updated on August 2, 2021

UPDATE: In a really cool twist, Jean-Claude Van Damme himself actually took to Twitter yesterday to tell us that he watched the video and loved it. Isn't that cool? We love JCVD!

WTF Happened To This Celebrity? – The JoBlo series that examines the careers of stars and filmmakers who may have fallen out of the spotlight, and tells where they are now!

In the 1980s and 90s, Jean-Claude Van Damme used his impressive martial arts skills to become a major action star with movies like Bloodsport, Universal Soldier, John Woo's Hard Target and Timecop. But inflated ego, drug addiction and other bad behavior would tarnish JCVD's Hollywood reputation, and he soon found his movies lining the shelves of video stores instead of being seen on the big screen. However, the legend soon got clean, changed his tune and some of the DTV movies ended up being pretty good! With a new new Netflix movie on the way, now's the time to catch up with the Muscles from Brussels and find out “WTF Happened to Jean-Claude Van Damme!”

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Chris Bumbray began his career with JoBlo as the resident film critic (and James Bond expert) way back in 2007, and he has stuck around ever since, being named editor-in-chief in 2021. A voting member of the CCA and a Rotten Tomatoes-approved critic, you can also catch Chris discussing pop culture regularly on CTV News Channel.