Criss Angel Says Shaquille O’Neal Made Him Make Him Levitate


The ever amazing Criss Angel is going to amaze us on a weekly basis now come his new TV show on Spike Criss Angel: BeLIEve.

The magician will not only be offering fans a behind the scenes look in to his impressive stunts and life, but also astonishing acts including everyone from good friend Ludacris to even NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal.

So how did Shaq and Criss Angel come to agree to attempt to make the 7 foot tall basketball player levitate?

Turns out, Shaq was the one to approach Criss. The magician tells On Air with Ryan Seacrest Shaq was routinely taunting him, in both interviews with the media and even personal text messages, saying he couldn’t make him actually float.

And when it came time to perform the feat, Criss admits he had another challenge at hand—attempting to get the big kid that Shaq is to remain calm and still!

Catch the premiere of Criss Angel: BeLIEve on Spike October 15 at 10/9c.