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Travis Barker Drums Up Cash for Injured BMX Stars

12/2/2010 4:40 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Travis Barker will give you his drums ... Rob Dyrdek will let you into his Fantasy Factory ... and a Phillies star will teach you how to hit -- all to help 2 badly injured BMX stars pay for their medical bills.

Travis Barker

UFC Prez Dana White is hosting a benefit at Vanity Nightclub in Vegas this Friday to raise money for TJ Lavin and Ty Pinney -- who each wound up in a coma in separate accidents last month.

Barker, Dyrdek and Shane Victorino are just some of the stars helping out -- we're told a bunch of celebs are also pitching in.

As for the BMXers -- Lavin is recovering slowly at home. Pinney is currently at a rehab therapy center in Vegas.

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Annie     

Yay Phillies : )

1423 days ago
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mitch myers    

how about medical insurance for a dangerous sport? sheesh!

1423 days ago
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Jared    

um, are these BMX bikers millionaires???? Pay your own damn bills

1423 days ago
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Shine70    

I never understand why celebrities "pitch in" to help by asking other people to give money. They have more money than most of the people in the rest of the world so why don't THEY just get together and pay the bills?!

1423 days ago
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FR    

Idiots shouldn't have blown all their money and got some insurance. Its not like they dont make enough money.

1423 days ago
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tori    

I agree with #4, I know you have to have alot of money to play these dangerous sports. No insurance company will cover you so your taking your life into your own hands so if you play you should pay. It's ridiculous how it's expected that others should have to pay your bills because you like to live your life on the edge!

1423 days ago
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mikster    

THESE GUYS DONT HAVE INSURANCE, STEP UP TO THE PLATE MTV !!!!!

1423 days ago
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MIDNIGHT TOKER    

most BMX'er are brain dead already...can I hear loserrrrr...grow up and ride a motorcyle..

1423 days ago
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R.J    

MightyMad, Shoot yourself in the face.

1423 days ago
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R.J    

Stupid people, dose stupid things. Bmx riders are as stupid as they get. Sure, I pity them, but giving away my hard earn $$$ for a brain dead ****? No. PAY YOUR OWN DAMN BILLS!!!!!!

1423 days ago
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MIDNIGHT TOKER    

why does tj get bigger billing than ty and im sure those are their real first names..guess their real names are not kool enough..like maybe george and bart or waldo

1423 days ago
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MIDNIGHT TOKER    

I never understand why celebrities "pitch in" to help by asking other people to give money. They have more money than most of the people in the rest of the world so why don't THEY just get together and pay the bills?!

Posted at 12:01 PM on Dec 2, 2010 by Shine70
you are sooo right

1423 days ago
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Texas Chick    

Come on everyone, you mean you don't want to give all your hard earned money to the millionaire BMXer's just so they can go out and do it again?

Cheap skates

1423 days ago
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Oilie    

Pinney does NEED the money, his bills are crazy high and he never made it big enough with sponsors to have anything saved up. As for MTV host Lavin, who knew they guy even knew how to ride a bike? I thought he was a MTV host, that's it... Besides Lavin has plenty to pay for his own mistake of trying to be relevant in a sport that has written him off. Your bag of tricks are old son. He never should of got back on a bike, he just doesn't wanna use his money when he can use the poor suckers who will donate. They should of done these two separate. Pinning Mr. Hollywood douche with an average athlete that got seriously messed up for life just isn't fair to Pinney

1423 days ago
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Shawna    

This is why the world is a ****ed up place... Let people help who they want to ****ing help.

1423 days ago
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