A rep for the magician confirmed to the site on Saturday that Angel was hospitalized, and subsequently released, after passing out during the stunt.The famed illusionist's status for his show on Saturday evening was pending results from a test he took earlier in the day, the outlet reported.took a turn for the worse when the famous illusionist became unconscious while performing his double-straitjacket act, according to guests at the Luxor hotel. The rep then added that Criss hoped to return to the stage on Saturday after undergoing additional tests.On Saturday, Criss Angel officially returned to the stage and successfully completed the straitjacket stunt that landed him in the hospital on Friday, according to “What an awful experience! “Criss Angel routinely performs some of the world’s most dangerous illusions and escapes live on stage.Criss Angel was born on December 19, 1967 and raised in East Meadow, New York.He grew up loving music, playing the drums and always having an interest in magic.
According to a Saturday report from TMZ, the 49-year-old New York native was in the middle of performing an illusion where he was attempting to get out of a straightjacket while hanging upside down when he suddenly passed out in front of a horrified audience.He performed in "World Of Illusion" at Madison Square Garden in 1998.Criss then scored a show on Broadway titled "Mindfreak", which ran up until Jan. He has had many television appearances and specials such as The Science of Magic (1997), The Science of Magic II (2003), the ABC Family special Criss Angel Mindfreak (2002), and the Sci-Fi channel's Criss Angel Supernatural (2003).He's undergoing additional testing Saturday to see if he can perform for tonight's show.Criss Angel was rushed to a Vegas ER Friday after passing out during a straight jacket act.