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In that time, claimed Blaine, the wind picked up and producers of his TV special advised him against the spectacular ending.On the way down: David Blaine is lowered to the ground at the end of his 60-hour stunt, which some have criticised as a 'fraud''What was actually meant to happen was I meant to dive down to the platform beneath and then sweep away into the night sky attached to a bunch of balloons,' said Blaine, who was criticised for taking ten-minute breaks each hour.Dressed all in black with a black baseball cap, the American illusionist is big, bulky and intimidating. So a card goes missing and is found under a wristwatch. Going without food and hanging in a locked box over London for 44 days. If it works.” He is also meeting young British performers – “some of the most creative minds in magic” – and working up ideas for a show to be held sooner, possibly at the London Coliseum, home of English National Opera.His eyes are droopy but his gaze wanders the room constantly, until he has something he really wants you to know, when he stares at you like the snake in the Jungle Book. Another is chosen at random and its suit and number appear written on the side of a pen. Some of these tricks are familiar to those who know magic but the execution is breathtaking. And besides making him peerless at close-up tricks, this obsession has led him into danger in a series of death-defying stunts that would make his hero Houdini proud. Holding his breath underwater for 17 minutes, so long that brain damage should have been a certainty. Blaine suggests we meet there for a chat, and maybe a photograph. He’s travelling alone, following his instincts, acting spontaneously. “I would like to go up with the lions,” he says to a member of Coliseum staff, who says no, that isn’t really possible.Everyone thought he was going to jump, but he didn't live up to his expectations.'The New York Daily news ridiculed Blaine with the headline 'Give us a break'.They said there were more boos than cheers as the stunt ended.
But the scheduled time was put back 15 minutes while TV stations broadcast President Bush's address on the economy.
As a funny or maybe not so funny fact, at the time Guinochet went into labor, there was an intense blizzard where they lived in New York; so, no cars or taxis were on the road, father to be, Blaine had to hail a snowplow, which transported the couple to the hospital!
David and Alizze, split up in 2014; they shared custody of their daughter.
I've endured all that for months' 'I was supposed to ride into the night holding onto a big rig of balloons.'But because of the winds I couldn't do it and ABC said "don't do it, don't go, you can't go."'I wasn't going to let everybody down so I just jumped, and somehow the guys with the balloons they made it work and they pulled me slowly up and I went over into the park and they pulled me down.'But what I wanted was to sweep and then ascend into the heavens on balloons.' Blaine said he almost considered giving up on the stunt within the first 24 hours.'At the end of the first day I thought I wasn't going to make it,' he confessed.'I didn't know what I was going to do, but I didn't want to disappoint everybody so I kept pushing and pushing and going as hard as I could.
'I started getting adjusted to it so it became much easier to do.'Critics said the 'Dive of Death' title was deliberately misleading.