Magician Criss Angel has canceled his shows in Las Vegas after learning that his son has leukemia, according to multiple reports.
Criss, 47, took to Twitter to tell fans that an upcoming scheduled announcement had been postponed due to a family emergency.
The dad has flown to Australia to be with his 1-year-old son Johnny as he undergoes chemotherapy treatments.
In light of a family emergency the news I was going to announce this weekend will be postponed. Thank you xc
— Criss Angel (@CrissAngel) October 23, 2015
“4th day chemo-Shaunyl, Johnny & I can’t thank u enough for the overwhelming outpouring of love, prayers & support #amazing,” Angel captioned the tweet.
Thank you for all of your thoughts and prayers. Criss — Criss Angel (@CrissAngel) October 23, 2015
Angel also reached out through Twitter on Friday, sharing a photo of he and his son cuddling followed by a separate tweet thanking fans for their prayers.
— Criss Angel (@CrissAngel) October 26, 2015