Just a few mins into Criss Angel’s Las Vegas uncover Mindfreak Live!, a famous illusionist reportedly became swoon while behaving his double-straitjacket act, according to guest during a show.
The 90-minute showcase came to an sudden hindrance on Friday dusk during a Luxor hotel, and Angel, 49, was rushed to a ER during Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center, according to TMZ. He was discharged hours later.
In a matter to PEOPLE, Angel’s reps reliable that he mislaid alertness and was taken to a hospital. They also combined that he hoped to lapse to a theatre on Saturday after undergoing additional tests.
“Criss Angel customarily performs some of a world’s many dangerous illusions and escapes live on stage,” Angel’s repute said. “During Friday evening’s performance, while attempting his famed upside down straitjacket shun while dangling by his feet, he mislaid consciousness. He was lowered to a theatre and rushed to a sanatorium where he was evaluated and expelled early this morning. He is undergoing additional contrast currently and while it is not nonetheless certain, it is his wish to lapse to a theatre in his strike uncover MINDFREAK® LIVE! during Luxor Las Vegas tonight. He is beholden for a escape of adore and regard from his fans around a world.
“Due to Friday’s events, Criss and his son Johnny Crisstopher were incompetent to attend a formerly scheduled coming during a fundraiser for Make‐A‐Wish of Southern Nevada Saturday morning,” a repute continued. “In his absence, a deputy of HELP, a non‐profit Criss combined to find a heal for pediatric cancer, presented Make‐A‐Wish with a $100,000 donation.”
Back in 2013, Angel suffered a shoulder damage when he achieved a identical stunt in New York City’s Times Square, forcing a 10-week interregnum of his uncover Believe. The act requires him to hang upside down while buckled into a double-straitjacketed harness.
Members in a assembly took to amicable media to news Friday’s accident, also pity that they were given full refunds after a show.
Bizarre…20 min into Criss Angel’s opening they did a force termination due to some malfunction?! Hope all is fine #CrissAngel
— Ariel Jordan (@airjordan7) March 11, 2017
Update: They are giving full refunds. Criss Angel mislaid alertness in mid-air.
— Ryan Perez (@RyanPerez___) March 11, 2017
went to a @CrissAngel uncover and we consider he roughly died. they had to cancel a uncover after like 15 mins. wish he’s cold though
— will iv of ap💕✨ (@WillIVMusic) March 11, 2017
Tickets for both a 7 and 9:30 p.m. performances remain on sale.
Las Vegas Review Journal contributor John Katsilometes tweeted Saturday: “Am now quietly told ‘things are going on as scheduled’ for @crissangel. His organisation is prepared to be onstage tonight @LuxorLV.”