‘Absolutely Nuts’: Witnesses Speak Out After Magician Assaulted on Royal Caribbean Cruise During Performance

No, this was not, in fact, part of the grand reveal.

Australian magician Ben Murphy is going viral after a video shows him getting assaulted by an audience member mid-act while aboard Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas cruise ship on March 1.

The footage, which Murphy posted on his personal TikTok and has since garnered 9 million views, shows the magician performing a magic trick with a female volunteer from the audience. The two “kiss” by touching the ends of two playing cards that they both have in their mouths.

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