Mister M is back in Brazil. This Tuesday (14), the North American made the public Meeting with Patricia Poeta vibrate with the presentation of one of his classic tricks. Val Valentino — his real name — also gave an emotional account of prostate cancer discovered in 2020.
The 67-year-old artist said he wanted to refuse chemotherapy, but his health deteriorated quickly.
— It took several years of testing and they discovered this tumor. There came a time when the doctors gave me a month or two at most to live. It seemed to be too late, all the doctors were talking — he said, and he soon underwent surgery.
The magician’s participation soon led his name to the most talked about topics on X (formerly Twitter), and presenter Patricia Poeta, who agreed to participate in one of his acts, recalled the time when she watched him on TV:
— I remember waiting for him [Mister M] appear and perform on Sunday, at Fantastic. And also because he later revealed the tricks behind the magic.
The masked magician, who became known in Brazil for his participation in Fantastic (Globo) between 1997 and 1999, will make a sequence of presentations with the Mister M Experience, in a program that runs until November 26th. The artist, known as “The Masked Magician” around the world, also He became famous in the country for revealing magic tricks on open TV.