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Criss Angel Going Through Trying Times

12/14/2015 9:52am EST
Criss Angel Fights Lawsuit Threat As Son Battles Leukemia
While Criss Angel's son is fighting leukemia, the illusionist is also battling the threat of a lawsuit from his former girlfriend.

Sandra Gonzalez, who had an on-again, off-again relationship with the Mindfreak star from 2009 (including a brief engagement) until they ultimately split in 2014, is alleging that she is owed palimony damages and was instrumental in Angel's success within the entertainment industry.

Angel's career goes back to the 1990's and he's been one of the world's best-known illusionists for more than a decade. His first television series, Criss Angel Mindfreak, ran from...

Criss Angel Expands His Live Brand With 'Mindfreak Live' And 'The Supernaturalists'

10/30/2014 4:09pm EDT
Criss Angel Expands His Live Brand With 'Mindfreak Live' And 'Th
Criss Angel has been captivating audiences at Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for six years - and now the Magician of the Century is expanding his live show brand with a pair of new projects announced for Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut.

Criss Angel Mindfreak LIVE! will visit the Fox Theater at Foxwoods for a limited run from November 12-15. This live show will give East Coast audiences the chance to see Angel's stunning magic in person. Tickets range from $65-$125 and are on sale now through the venue's website (

Here's a video teaser for Mindfreak...

Illusionist Criss Angel Engaged

9/20/2011 8:12pm EDT
Criss Angel
Celebrity illusionist Criss Angel is set for a magical wedding after proposing to his girlfriend of four years.

The magician popped the question to Sandra Gonzalez during a vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico earlier this month, reports

The couple met on the set of Angel's TV show Mindfreak.

The marriage will be Angel's second - he divorced his first wife, JoAnn, in 2005.

Top A&E Shows You Should Be Watching

11/24/2008 11:17am EST
Gene Simmons Family Jewels
A&E is a great channel to catch up on The Sopranos, Third Watch, and CSI Miami and to indulge in their reality show lineup. A&E's most popular reality shows include Criss Angel Mindfreak, Dog The Bounty Hunter, and Gene Simmons Family Jewels. There are a few others that you should be watching; here are the top picks.

Intervention, Mondays at 8:00 PM

Why it's great: It's very inspiring and powerful yet makes you feel a little better about yourself, however wrong that may be! Family and friends of addicts unsuspectingly meet with a counselor and stage an intervention for the peop...

A&E To Broadcast First-Ever Live Episode Of 'Criss Angel Mindfreak'

7/9/2008 2:27pm EDT
Criss Angel Mindfreak
For the first time ever in Criss Angel Mindfreak history, A&E will broadcast a special LIVE one-hour episode on Wednesday, July 30 @ 10 PM ET / 7 PM PT a week after the series' fourth season premiere on Wednesday, July 23 at 10 PM ET/PT.

In the special one-hour live episode, "Building Implosion Escape," world-renowned mystifier Criss Angel will be shackled in a 6-story building in Florida that is loaded with explosives and set to detonate. Angel must attempt to escape the restraints and overcome physical obstacles to make it to a hovering helicopter on the roof before the building impl...

Guyliner 2.0

3/19/2008 1:00pm EDT
Tokio Hotel
Okay, so Starpulse ran an article on February 21 titled "Guyliner: Hot Or Not? You Decide," but we left a number of big names off of that list-- enough, in fact, to make a second list of more men who publicly wear the dark penciling around their eyes.

Some find it sexy and attractive, while others find it downright disgraceful; but in either case there are plenty of guys doing it lately. While our first article may have taken a positive slant on the issue at hand, this writer is only creeped out by these men who are obviously more concerned with their image than anything else. Some a...

Tune In To Cable TV For Top-Notch, Edgy Shows

2/15/2008 2:00pm EST
Showtime's Dexter
There's plenty to watch on network television, but we have long been living in the Golden Age of Cable. Ever since HBO told us, "It's not TV. It's HBO," we've been hooked. Ponying up the money for cable can be difficult, but these channels make it worth the price.

The Veterans:

HBO has lost many of the signature shows that made it a household name. The Sopranos, Sex and the City, Six Feet Under - they were all instrumental in defining HBO as the channel for daring, intelligent and mature programming. But don't write off the channel just yet. While its new series don't quite match the ...

'Phenomenon' Premieres Oct. 24 On NBC

10/23/2007 9:41am EDT
An intriguing and mystifying meeting-of-the-minds is set to take place on NBC when world-renowned mystifier Criss Angel ("Criss Angel Mindfreak") and famed mentalist Uri Geller conduct an intensive search for the next great mentalist on "Phenomenon."

The riveting new live reality series will premiere on Wednesday, October 24 (8-9 p.m. ET) airing its five-week run Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET, with a special two-hour live episode on Halloween night, October 31 (8-10 p.m. ET).

"Phenomenon" is an exhilarating and mystifying live show based on a successful Israeli version judged and monit...

'Criss Angel Mindfreak' Returns Tuesday, June 5 at 10PM on A&E; Have Criss Freak Your Friends

5/16/2007 8:10pm EDT
Criss Angel
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 16th, 2007) – Magician Criss Angel will be back on June 5th for the third season of his A&E show, Mindfreak. In the third season – in addition to celebrity guests, street performances and behind-the-scenes looks at magic – Criss Angel will perform all new mind-bending feats: levitating 500 feet above the ground over Las Vegas' Luxor Hotel and Casino, making a Lamborghini vanish – at high speed – and topping Houdini himself in a tribute to the father of magic. Called the "postmodern Houdini" by MTV, Criss is the hottest young illusionist in America today. In past seas...

New TV on DVD, Dec. 19

12/19/2006 7:59am EST
Remember season six of ER? Carol had twin girls, a patient stabbed Carter and Lucy, and Abbey Lockhart joined the staff. Check out the good old days on DVD, along with season six of Married... With Children, season five of Hogan's Heroes, season nine of The Simpsons and season two of Criss Angel: Mindfreak.

A&E Announces December Video Releases

11/4/2006 8:00am EST
Dog the Bounty Hunter
This December, A&E Home Video gets set to rock n' and roll into the holiday season with high-speed, death-defying action, compelling real-life TV and a little revolution. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Gene Simmons and Criss Angel are just a few of the larger-than-life personalities set to explode off the small screen and mesmerize viewers with incredible feats of derring-do.

Viewers looking for a slightly slower pace will be fascinated by The History Channel's eye-opening investigations spanning ancient Egypt, the Sahara and the American Revolution. From hit reality shows to classic cult televi...

iTunes Offers Programs From A&E, History & Biography Channels

8/9/2006 11:15am EDT
Criss Angel Mindfreak
Programming from A&E Network, The Biography and History Channels is now available for purchase and download on the iTunes Music Store. iTunes offers over 200 TV shows for $1.99 per episode for viewing on a computer or iPod.

The new content features popular series such as Criss Angel: Mindfreak, "Driving Force" and "Inked" from A&E Network, "The Revolution" and "Modern Marvels" from The History Channel, and selections from the Emmy Award-winning "Biography" series from The Biography Channel.

"Teaming up with iTunes is a great opportunity for us to both reach our growing fan base a...