- Fox News Channel called her a "Modern Day Houdini"
- The Today Show said "This is not sleight of hand. This is the real thing" & "This is dangerous"
- The CBS Evening News called her the "Housewife Houdini"
- Teller of the world-renowned Penn & Teller said "Alexanderia the Great creates real drama and I love it"
- "This was the best escape artist I have ever seen, " I think Houdini has been reincarnated" Howie Mandel on season 8 on America's Got Talent on NBC .
- Boston Phoenix said "Houdini is back and she is a female"
- The Boston Globe said her escapes are "edge of your seat stuff"
- Mike Gruss of the Virginian Pilot says "Shackled underwater, she's a symbol of our times"
- Greater Boston with Emily Rooney said “She can get out of practically anything”
- Holder of 6 world records
- Only the second female escape artist to perform at the International Brotherhood of Magician's Convention in its 84 year history. The first women at the convention to ever perform one of escape's most deadly acts, an underwater escape.
Alexanderia the Great aka Donna Purnell is a world class escape artist and one of the few women in the world willing to attempt such death defying escapes. Whether its setting world records on TV, training to the extreme or fighting to extricate herself from chains, shackles, handcuffs, strait jackets or rope from dangerous situations like the bottom of a deep pool or her very own Underwater Cell (UC), you can count on Alex to do something breath-taking