Siegfried and Roy's Las Vegas show turns bloody as a rare white tiger brutally mauls the man who raised him from birth. On Oct. Though he did it in silence.
Illusionists Siegfried and Roy — and the Bengal tiger that ended their careers — shared the stage again Saturday night for a haunting final performance. The brief charity show saw Roy Horn and Siegfried Fischbacher side by side with Montecore, the massive white tiger that brutally mauled Horn during a performance. Horn re-emerged Saturday dressed in black robes, his face covered with a skeletal mask.
There are some magicians for whom any risk is just an illusion. Not Siegfried and Roy; for on Friday one half of this, Las Vegas's most spectacular and high-camp double-act, was critically injured when a white tiger suddenly leapt at his throat and dragged him off the stage "like a rag doll". Roy Horn may live, but this act will never be the same again.
Siegfried and Roy are one of those famous dynamic duos whose names simply must be said together to make any sense, like Batman and Robin, Abbott and Costello, Bonnie and Clyde, Romeo and Juliet. In the s, they took the Las Vegas strip by storm with their magic -meets-tamed-tigers act, raking in the cash and showing the world that you really could mount a money-making family show in the middle of Sin City. Their set at the Mirage ran for thirteen mind-blowing years.
Very nice little oasis in the turmoil of Vegas. The dolphin area was beautiful and the animals were well taken care of and seemed happy. The big cats the same.
Today is reporting that new allegations are emerging surrounding a rather old moment in our cultural history. Their Vegas show featuring a plethora of deadly white lions and caucasian tigers was killing it money-wise ever since they opened in People would come from far and wide to watch those two dudes play with their huge pussies.
Getty Siegfried and Roy. Siegfried and Roythe longtime magician duo, are former lovers and lifelong friends. The couple has rarely talked about their relationship or about their sexuality publicly.