The pair went public with their romance at the Oct. While the pairing lasted less than four months, it was longer than most of Angel’s previous liaisons, both official (former Miss Nevada Veronica Grabowski) and unofficial (Britney Spears and Cameron Diaz, among many others) since he and wife Jo Ann filed for divorce in 2007.31 premiere of Angel’s Cirque du Soleil show, “Believe.” The public coupling came after weeks of insisting that they were “just friends” – and on the heels of Madison’s break-up with Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner, as well. 7, Madison told reporters that she was “in love” with the magician. Madison and the magician’s whirlwind romance appears to have stopped as suddenly as it started.In addition, the pair were often heard espousing what was then said to be a “true” and “real” undying love for each other. Apparently the “Mindfreak” magician was wrong: Madison has packed her bags and left the Luxor for the last time.
Holly Reveals Why She Fell Out with Kendra Wilkinson "When I announced to him that I as leaving Hef and the mansion, Criss opened up his world to me without even a moment's hesitation," she writes.
"He pleaded with me to move in with him by Halloween during one of my trips to Las Vegas." Madison says she resisted at first, but adds that eventually her "need to feel loved would win out over my need for independence." Holly goes on to say Angel would constantly tip off tabloids on stories, set up "candid" paparazzi shoots and used their relationship as "misdirection" against the bad reviews his Sin City show was getting at the time.
Madison Talks Orgies with Hugh Hefner Inside the Mansion She adds that he would have bodyguards accompany her everywhere she went -- calling it "awkward and embarrassing." She says he also isolated her from her friends, encouraged her to quit her job, became jealous of her own fame and had an "explosive temper." "For all his fame, fortune, and success, Criss, to me, seemed crippingly insecure.
This was starting to feel all too familiar," she says, comparing him to Hefner.
Though their romance was short-lived, the two managed to make the most of their time together: They shared a Disneyland getaway (a first for the then-40-year-old Angel); celebrated their 41st and 29th birthdays at a joint birthday bash at LAX; toasted the new year with their parents; enjoyed a mid-January vacation to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; and canoodeled at night clubs across Las Vegas on a regular basis.
They were last publicly photographed together at Studio 54 during the early morning hours of Feb. Madison had been commuting between Los Angeles and Las Vegas while she was dating Angel, balancing her relationship with Angel with her commitments with Playboy (she was an actual employee of her ex-boyfriend’s company and had an actual job with the pin-up magazine until earlier this month).
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While a good portion of her new tell-all, "Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny," is all about her volatile relationship with the Playboy head honcho, she also devotes a few chapters to her troubled history with magician Criss Angel.