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Bret Michaels

Bret Michaels (born Bret Michael Sychak, March 15, 1963) is an American musician, actor, director, screenwriter, producer and reality television personality. He first gained fame as the lead vocalist of the glam metal band Poison who have sold over 30 million records worldwide and 15 million records in the United States alone. The band has also charted ten singles to the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100, including six Top 10 singles and the number-one single, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn". Besides his career as lead singer, he has several solo albums to his credit, including a soundtrack album to the movie A Letter from Death Row in which Michaels starred, wrote and directed in 1998, and a classic Poison-style rock album, Songs of Life, in 2003. Michaels has appeared in several movies and TV shows, including as a judge on the talent show Nashville Star which led to his country influenced rock album Freedom of Sound in 2005. He starred in the hit VH1 reality show Rock of Love with Bret Michaels and its sequels, which inspired his successful solo album Rock My World. He was the winning contestant on NBC's reality show Celebrity Apprentice 3 and also featured in his own reality

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Bret Michaels Suffers On-Stage Medical Emergency

Bret Michaels
Suffers On-Stage Medical Emergency

Bret Michaels had to cut short a concert last night after just three songs when he suffered a medical emergency related to his diabetes.Michaels was performing in Manchester, New Hampshire, on… READ MORE >

What's The Big Frigin' Difference?

What's The Big Frigin'
DIFFERENCE?

If you're looking for nothing but a good time... root through these two poison pics and see if you have what it takes to spot the rockin' differences!**HINT -- There are THREE differences in the… READ MORE >

- 151 days ago
Bret Michaels REJECTS Chippendales -- Sorry, I'm No Man-Stripper!

Bret Michaels
REJECTS Chippendales -- Sorry, I'm No Man-Stripper!

If you've been DREAMING of a half-naked Bret Michaels shaking his ass in a bowtie and cuff links, it's time to find a new dream ... 'cause the rocker just turned down an offer from Chippendales,… READ MORE >

- 494 days ago
Bret Michaels -- Trump Asked Me to Do 'Celeb Apprentice All-Stars'

Bret Michaels
Trump Asked Me to Do 'Celeb Apprentice All-Stars'

Bret Michaels says he's considering a return to the world of reality TV ... because Donald Trump has asked him to compete on the upcoming, "Celebrity Apprentice All-Stars."Bret's rep says the… READ MORE >

- 719 days ago
Bret Michaels Settles Head Banging Lawsuit

Bret Michaels
Settles Head Banging Lawsuit

The lawsuit over a smack to the head that nearly caused Bret Michaels his life has settled.The mishap occurred during Bret's Tony Awards performance back in 2009, when a set piece whacked him in… READ MORE >

- 799 days ago
Bret Michaels' Super Cruise -- Super Canceled

Bret Michaels' Super Cruise
Super Canceled

Fans of Bret Michaels will no longer be able to worship their rock god on the high seas in November ... because the singer's "Super Cruise" has officially been CANCELED!  The cruise was… READ MORE >

- 1104 days ago
Flav & Bret Michaels -- The KICK ASS '911' Remix

Flav & Bret Michaels
The KICK ASS '911' Remix

Somebody call 911 ... because this video of Flavor Flav rapping on stage with Bret Michaels is PRETTY DAMN SICK.Flavor joined forces with Bret during a show Wednesday night in Dubuque, Iowa --… READ MORE >

- 1202 days ago
Bret Michaels Sues -- The Tonys Almost KILLED Me

Bret Michaels Sues
The Tonys Almost KILLED Me

Bret Michaels blames the 2009 Tony Awards for causing the brain hemorrhage that nearly killed him ... after he was whacked in the head by a piece of scenery while performing on the show. Michaels… READ MORE >

- 1215 days ago
Bret Michaels, Miley Cyrus Awkward Duet Back On

Bret Michaels, Miley Cyrus
Awkward Duet Back On

The duet between Bret Michaels and Miley Cyrus will finally be released ... and Bret let it be known on the same day Miley's dad announced he and Miley's mom were reconciling. Hmmmm ....The song,… READ MORE >

- 1222 days ago
'Rock of Love' Finalist -- Jailed for Pimp Cup Attack

'Rock of Love' Finalist
Jailed for Pimp Cup Attack

One of the chicks Bret Michaels dissed on "Rock of Love Bus" has just begun a 6-month stint behind bars for unleashing a bloody attack on another woman with a pimp chalice ... TMZ has learned.… READ MORE >

- 1302 days ago

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