A reasonably good looking but reportedly control freakish magician dates a supermodel for six years.
This was one of the most effective feats of illusion ever attempted by David Copperfield, and it success is seen in the fact that so many people are still unaware that it was an illusion.
Although Copperfield is particularly secretive about the effect, knowledgeable individuals have pointed out that during the period encompassing the supposed relationship, when Copperfield and Schiffer were seen together, they were never far apart. This lends credence to the speculation that some kind of inflatable puppet was in use.
Other suggested explanations include: