He had a documentary-style reality series filming right before the hemorrhage, but during a series of other health concerns, like a heart surgery.
Based on his Wikipedia, he seems to have achieved legend status among the Monster Energy demographic, and has been working with Def Leppard solo and with Poison for the past five years.
Bret Michaels seems like an earnest, down-to-Earth blue collar man, especially when compared to women with pierced dimples and shattered psyches.
Not at all surprisingly, the living room is furnished with a white baby grand piano and decorated with a trio of electric guitars mounted and hung on the wall above a tufted, roll-armed sofa.
It was only a bit over a year ago that the makeup- and hair extension-wearing Mister Michaels paid .05 million for a Calabasas, Calif., mini-mansion that the busy-beaver property gossips at the L. Times were the first to notice has popped back up on the open market with an asking price of .649 million.
The former lead singer of the wildly successful 1980s hair metal band Poison, Mister Michaels recently released his eighth solo album, “True Grit.” However, to the youngsters among us who were born after 1990 and don’t know what a hair metal band is and/or have never listened to Poison’s signature power ballad “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” in an unironic way, he is perhaps better known as a reality television denizen.
To celebrate Poison and Tesla opening for Def Leppard tonight, our Online Editor, an obsessive fan of mid-aughts VH1 programming, gives you the ultimate queer guide to Poison frontman Bret Michaels and his underreported universe of media and retail..
Despite Bret, Flav, Tiffany “New York” Pollard, an immediately post-Kardashian Ray J, and the literally hundreds of women and men who tried to “date” them (and each other) giving VH1 some of their highest all-time ratings, these shows have somehow fallen into obscurity, which in hindsight isn’t a total surprise.