Transcript for David Blaine Zapped With One Million Volts of Electricity
I think it's fair to call david blaine a glutton for punishment, buried alive, encased in ice and submerged in water so now farrelly he's opting for electrocution. At this hour 1 million volts are slowly flowing across his body and won't stop until tomorrow night. N rachel smith has the story. Reporter: Underground, high in the sky and even frozen solid, he's walked away from it all. David blaine, whoo! Reporter: Illusionist david blaine's latest death-defying stunt has been electrified. I got closer to the ear-piercing electrical sphere than any other journalist. I imagine your feet are probably throbbing at this point. They swelled up so big that it ripped a hole in the chain mail. Reporter: The 39-year-old endurance artist is pushing the envelope yet again with this shocking spectacle, spanning 73 hours in a 40-foot globe with a million volts of crackling electricity flowing toward him but is the public really buying the hype? Because some people pay say it's great but in all honesty, this is amazing. He's really cool, the stunts he does. Reporter: In the latest stunts the audience can actually take part controlling the intensity of the electricity. 'S-life video game. It is. People can come down here and interact and control the electricity but also at pop-up locations in beijing, sydney and london. Reporter: But a game with real-life consequences like how does he go to the bathroom. A catheter a special tubing system so we have fluids going in, we have fluids going out and he'll be okay. Reporter: There is, of course, a chance that something could go wrong. But it's the possibility of the unthinkable that keeps us all in awe of the illusion. For "good morning america," rachel smith, abc news, new york.
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