Criss Angel Posts Heart-Wrenching Photos of Cancer-Stricken Son
By Antoinette Bueno
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Criss Angel's latest social media photos will break your heart.
The 47-year-old magician tweeted a photo of himself cuddling up to his nearly 2-year-old old son, Johnny Crisstopher Sarantakos, and his son's mother, Shaunyl Benson, on Monday. Angel recently announced that Johnny has been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
"4th day chemo -- Shaunyl, Johnny & I can't thank u enough for the overwhelming outpouring of love, prayers & support #amazing," Angel tweeted on Monday.
He also Instagrammed a photo of himself holding his son, with the same caption.
Due to his son's health, Angel is canceling some of his BeLIEve magic shows at the Luxor in Las Vegas for the first time in seven years, in order to spend time with Johnny in Australia. All of Angel's currently scheduled shows through Nov. 1 have been canceled and will return on Nov. 4, ET has confirmed.
Prior to the heartbreaking news, Angel had never announced that he was a father.