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Illusionist Criss Angel Engaged

September 20th, 2011 8:12pm EDT
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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.

Criss Angel Threatened With Lawsuit Over Cat Theft

May 15th, 2009 11:57am EDT
Criss Angel
Celebrity illusionist Criss Angel has been threatened with a lawsuit over the alleged theft of Las Vegas show producer Jeff Beacher's cat.

Beacher, the man behind hit variety show Beacher's Madhouse, is accusing the Mindfreak star of refusing to return his cat Hamlet after he offered to care for the animal in 2007.

In a letter to Angel, his lawyer Robert Reynolds writes: "After both of Mr. Beacher's parents passed away due to cancer, his family's cat was bequeathed to him by will. At the time, Mr. Beacher was residing at the (Las Vegas) Hard Rock Hotel. Accordingly, he allowed h...

Top A&E Shows You Should Be Watching

November 24th, 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'

July 9th, 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

March 19th, 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

February 15th, 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 ...

Criss Angel Calls Out 'Phenomenon' Performer

November 2nd, 2007 8:00am EDT
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A Halloween night episode of reality series Phenomenon turned scary when show judge Criss Angel was attacked by a disgruntled contestant. Wannabe illusionist Jim Callahan took offense to Angel's criticisms after he performed a mind bending trick during the live taping of the show and "went after" the Mindfreak star, according to witnesses.

One bystander told Access Hollywood, "Criss jumped out of his chair and was ready to battle it out."

One insider reveals Callahan became upset when Angel called his act "comical" and then challenged the wannabe and fellow judge, professional min...

'Phenomenon' Premieres Oct. 24 On NBC

October 23rd, 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 Regrets Telling The World Of His Love For Cameron Diaz

July 19th, 2007 11:41am EDT
Criss Angel
Illusionist Criss Angel insists he'll be careful with his public declarations of love in future after telling the world he loved actress Cameron Diaz landed him in trouble with his ex-wife. Angel stunned fans when he declared his love for Diaz after a New York cement block stunt in June, which was filmed for his TV show Mindfreak.

The announcement upset his ex, Joanne, who has since filed divorce papers naming Diaz as the other woman responsible for their split.

Angel - real name Christopher Sarantakos - says, "I am a loving person... I come from a Greek family. I tell everyone I...

Criss Angel Is Furious Over Estranged Wife's 'Blatant Lies'

July 9th, 2007 2:39pm EDT
Criss Angel
Illusionist Criss Angel has accused his estranged wife Joanne Sarantakos of telling a divorce court "blatant lies" about their marriage. Angel - real name Christopher Sarantakos - has been accused by Sarantakos of failing to support her financially during their five year marriage.

In court papers filed at Nassau County Court, New York last month, she also claims Angel kept their marriage a secret from his family. But Angel has branded the allegations "lies," saying he has always paid for her "every expense."

He says, "It is with great sadness and disappointment that I feel the n...

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

May 16th, 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

December 19th, 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

November 4th, 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...

Minnie Driver Reportedly Dating Illusionist Criss Angel

September 12th, 2006 8:58am EDT
Minnie Driver
British actress Minnie Driver is rumored to have a new man in her life, American magician Criss 'Mindfreak' Angel. According to reports, Driver is smitten with the muscular illusionist - and some sources claim they may be planning to marry.

An insider, who spotted the couple in Las Vegas recently, tells British magazine Star, "They were all over each other. I hear they may already be engaged."

-See photos of Minnie.

-Info about Criss Angel: Mindfreak.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

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

August 9th, 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...

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