Return to Transcripts main page CNN LARRY KING LIVE Interview with Criss Angel Aired December 29, 2008 - ET THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. So I thought that was just a -- a poignant word to use for my show. KING: I'm proud to be part of this show, however limited. Every show since our previews began September 26th, we're running between 99 and 108 percent occupancy... ANGEL: ...which is pretty much the number one show in occupancy percentage in Las Vegas right now. King, we're about to enter the lobby of the theatre.
THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED. KING: I had the pleasure of going behind-the-scenes with Criss before his big night.
Whatever you want."In the middle of her impromptu performance, Belinda made her way to Angel's mother, Dimitra Sarantakos.
After his then-girlfriend, Miss Nevada, was eliminated, Angel was filmed on NBC giving the finger; afterward he threatened Las Vegas Review-Journal gossip columnist Norm Clarke over negative press regarding his actions earlier in the competition: Angel told Clarke, who had an eye removed and wears an eyepatch, "Don't ever write another word about me, or you'll need an eyepatch over your other eye." Angel described the show as "[A]bout my life. The show opened to equally harsh reviews, citing a lack of the magic Angel is known for as well as a confusing and uninteresting theme; reviewers felt neither Angel nor Cirque du Soleil were able to perform their capabilities.
After Cirque du Soleil spent some months altering the ongoing show, blogger and television personality Perez Hilton attended a Friday, April 17, 2009 performance.
to have been developing aspects of the show for over 15 years.
He originally tried to develop the show for a Broadway run, as well as other casinos, but nothing came to fruition.
In the video, which was captured by the illusionist's older brother, you can hear him say, "Let me tell you something, what you just did for our mom is so special, Belinda.", which aired in October 2016.
A month after that, Angel posted a photo of the two with Kylie Jenner and Tyga.
The two recently began dating and things are clearly getting serious because Belinda's been popping up in Criss' magic acts.
We broke the story, Criss married baby mama Shaunyl Benson in 2014, but we're told they've divorced in October 2015.
"I'm just kind of sad about my breakup with Hef," Holly admits. Everybody was surprised when it happened because even though I was unhappy for a long time, the split happened suddenly... I was depressed for awhile." So why did Holly and Hef split after seven years?