Roy Horn’s amazing 10-year recovery and his 69th Birthday Party

Millions of Europeans will watch a four-hour TV documentary this
Thursday of Roy Horn’s amazing 10-year recovery  – and in LAS VEGAS, friends will  celebrate his 69th birthday at a black-tie gala at the Mirage. It’s exactly a decade since he cheated death not once but three times, flatlining after his beloved
then-7-year-old tiger Montecore caused him major injuries.

ROBIN LEACH asked Roy how he felt looking back over the 10 years since the
Montecore incident. “First, I feel fabulous. Montecore is my blood brother. We are closer than we have ever been.”Siegfried explained: “The cameras recorded Roy feeding Montecore by hand.
They now have an amazing bond. Look at their faces when Montecore kisses Roy on
the lips, and Roy hugs the tiger. That is real magic. In their faces,
you can see that magic. It gives goose bumps to everybody.”

asked Roy how he felt looking back over the 10 years since the
Montecore incident. “First, I feel fabulous. Montecore is my blood
brother. We are closer than we have ever been.”

The unprecedented European TV broadcast will run from 8 p.m. to midnight
Thursday. “I’d normally be in bed by 10 p.m.,” Siegfried said, laughing. “I can’t imagine anybody watching me for four hours, but the way they filmed it is remarkable.

“The camera crews moved in for seven straight days of filming. Roy will be seen swimming in the pool for his strengthening workouts and riding his horses. It’s a beautiful documentary. It starts the night of the last performance at the Mirage. Then it goes into our history and Las
Vegas stage careers leading up to the 13-year run of 5,000 shows at the
Mirage that ended so suddenly.”THERE IS  A GREAT  INTERVIEW WITH THE DUO
THIS WEEK  IN  LAS VEGAS WEEKLY.

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