Bret Michaels Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

12th October 2014

Fact: Rocker BRET MICHAELS has moved into Justin Bieber's old neighbourhood in Calabasas, California after purchasing a $3.05 million (£1.9 million) five-bedroom mansion in the gated Oaks community, reports The Poison frontman now counts Kim Kardashian's sisters among his neighbours, after Khloe bought the Canadian pop superstar's former pad earlier this year (14) and Kourtney moved into a home nearby.

31st July 2014

Fact: Poison frontman BRET MICHAELS has recorded a new version of Lionel Richie's Endless Love for an upcoming Nissan car ad, in which he also appears.

4th December 2013

Fact: Rocker BRET MICHAELS has landed a role on U.S. sci-fi drama Tv series Revolution as a "post-apocalyptic version of himself". The Poison frontman will also perform his band's hit song Every Rose Has Its Thorn during the episode, which will air in America next year (14).

7th August 2013

Fact: Rocker BRET MICHAELS made his daughters Raine and Jorja's boyband dreams come true recently by organising a special meet-and-greet with the stars of One Direction during their ongoing U.S. tour. The Poison frontman shared a photo of the get together on his page on Wednesday (07Aug13) and added, "Thank you to @onedirection... for treating Raine & Jorja so great & being a class act."

5th August 2013

Tweet: "My thoughts and prayers go out to my great friend Pete Evick as his father who suffers from diabetes went into cardiac arrest this afternoon and remains in a coma." BRET MICHAELS reaches out to his longtime collaborator Pete Evick after hearing about his father's health crisis.

1st July 2013

Fact: "To my fellow Arizona residents and firefighters. My condolences go out to those brave 19 firefighters and their families after losing their lives in that horrific forest fire. My thoughts go out to you." Poison star BRET MICHAELS pays tribute to the 19 firefighters who lost their lives tackling a blaze in Arizona on Sunday (30Jun13).

14th June 2013

Quote: "We have a great relationship. She's a fantastic mother and human being, and we remain awesome friends. Let's just call it a work in progress." Rocker BRET MICHAELS on the status of his relationship with ex-fiancee Kristi Gibson. The couple ended its engagement last summer (Jul12).

13th June 2013

Quote: "I spent two years devising the best-smelling cologne ever - Thorns & Roses. We launch this fall, and it smells pretty damn good... It's what I wear." Rocker BRET MICHAELS is a big fan of his new signature scent.

13th June 2013

Quote: "(It's) more than one, less than 100,000. I can't give a quantity, but I'll say 99.9 per cent were quality. I may have had one or two floppers in there, one or two rough nights, but the rest were top-notch." Rocker BRET MICHAELS on his sexual conquests.

4th December 2012

Fact: Rocker BRET MICHAELS played Santa on Tuesday (04Dec12) when he delivered toys to sick kids at Barrows Hospital in Arizona.

3rd July 2012

Tweet: "I'd like to wish a very Happy Birthday today to an awesome actor and person, Tom Cruise. Hope your day is great one!" BRET MICHAELS sends his best wishes to the Tom Cruise star on his 50th birthday on Tuesday (03Jul12).

13th June 2012

Tweet: "My cousin Doug was in a car accident last night which fractured a vertebrae in his back. My thoughts and prayers are with him." Rocker BRET MICHAELS is hoping for the best for his relative.

11th June 2012

Quote: "He's one of the coolest, nicest people I've met... He took having fun seriously... He was into it... He was totally living it... and he created this part that's kind of a combination of BRET MICHAELS and Axl Rose; he took the intensity of Axl and took my sort of energy and swagger." Rocker Bret Michaels is impressed with Tom Cruise's rock star alter-ego Stacee Jaxx in new film Rock of Ages.

11th June 2012

Quote: "They nailed it. It was great. It was amazing when I saw the film... It's the perfect summer movie... It's a great party." Poison rocker BRET MICHAELS is a big fan of new movie musical Rock of Ages, which features his song Every Rose Has Its Thorn.

2nd May 2011

Tweet: "In the past decade I've met many soldiers, wounded warriors & widowed spouses, today I'm happy to say your sacrifice & loss were not in vein (sic). God bless the United States & our military." Rocker BRET MICHAELS honours the U.S. military personnel who have worked in Afghanistan fighting against Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda.

8th April 2011

Fact: Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav joined pal BRET MICHAELS onstage in Dubuque, Iowa on Wednesday night (06Weds) for a performance of the hip-hop band's track 911 Is a Joke.

31st March 2011

Quote: "He's doing what he's doing to blow off a lot of angst and steam. Charlie's like me: he's a free spirit... He's truly a modern day movie star/rock star. His tour will be huge. He's funny and intelligent and a great friend." Rocker BRET MICHAELS is confident pal Charlie Sheen's sold out comedy tour will be a big success.

31st March 2011

Quote: "I think them getting back together is awesome, if they can make it work." Rocker BRET MICHAELS is happy to see family friends Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus working through their marriage problems following their break up last year (10). The Poison frontman was forced to deny scandalous reports suggesting he was the reason Miley Cyrus' parents split after allegedly embarking on an affair with her mum.

30th March 2011

Quote: "They put a piece of titanium in the hole. Now you can truly say I have a heavy-metal heart!" Rock star BRET MICHAELS is proud of the bit of metal which plugs the hole in his heart. Doctors fixed the condition during an operation in January (11).

18th March 2011

Quote: "I've been friends with him a long time and he is a great dude. He takes good care of people around him... Maybe he's just spilling out what he's feeling or going through right now. There's a lot of frustration in this business." Rocker BRET MICHAELS on his troubled pal Charlie Sheen.

10th March 2011

Quote: "I feel absolutely great, man. I'm up, I'm walking, I'm exercising. Considering how much my body's been through since last April, I feel pretty damn good. I feel lucky. It just wasn't my time." BRET MICHAELS is recovering well after undergoing surgery in January (11) to repair a hole in his heart.

3rd March 2011

Quote: "It's going to be the longest engagement in history. My parents went through a divorce when I was about 16... My dad and mom went through a tough time and I said, 'Listen, if you love somebody, I'm not sure I need a piece of paper to say that.'" BRET MICHAELS isn't in any hurry to walk down the aisle with fiancee Kristi after witnessing the breakdown of his parents' marriage.

3rd March 2011

Quote: "We had a condom machine - Poison practice safe sex, we had a condom machine at the front of the bus. Make a little money, 50 cents for a Poison condom. We were entrepreneurs while we were touring and having a good time." Rocker BRET MICHAELS on his wild times on the road.

17th December 2010

Quote: "I'm shooting a show, BRET MICHAELS: Love Guru - I give romantic advice. And there's my Bret Michaels Super Cruise to Cozumel in November." Rocker BRET MICHAELS is refusing to take it slowly in 2011.

15th December 2010

Quote: "We had a teary-eyed conversation. But I said, 'My chances are great, I'll feel way better, and you'll love me more.'" Rocker BRET MICHAELS admits breaking the news of his upcoming heart operation to his two young daughters was an emotional experience. He will go under the knife in January (11) to repair a hole in his heart.

2nd December 2010

Fact: Fans of BRET MICHAELS can ring in the New Year (11) with the rocker - he's set to perform at Universal Orlando in Florida on New Year's Eve (31Dec10).

20th October 2010

Quote: "I can truly say that I lost to a worthy opponent." Rocker BRET MICHAELS has no hard feelings towards Steven Tyler, who beat the Poison frontman to the job as a judge on the upcoming season of American Idol.

13th October 2010

Quote: "If I got married, I'd play All I Ever Needed, a Top 45 country song I wrote. It's about not needing fortune or fame. (Girlfriend) Kristi was there when I recorded it." Rocker BRET MICHAELS has already picked out the perfect song for the first dance if he ever weds his longterm girlfriend.

13th October 2010

Quote: "My daughters keep me in line. If I get upset, they're like, 'Dad, don't get mad - remember, you've got something wrong with your brain.'" Rocker BRET MICHAELS's girls Raine, 10, and Jorja, five, try to keep their father happy as he recovers from his recent health troubles, including a near-fatal brain haemorrhage and a stroke.

13th October 2010

Quote: "Music is my first love, hands down... In my contract, it's built in that I gotta write the music (for my reality shows), the theme song, and I want my music in the show. The bottom line is that TV can either be a great asset to your career, or if you're a complete a** that people hate, it can be the final nail in your coffin." Poison rocker-turned-reality TV star BRET MICHAELS doesn't think his reality TV shows have damaged his music career.

4th October 2010

Quote: "I said, 'Listen, I have two requests - good lighting and a warm room. That's all I'm asking for. If I'm walking out with it all f**king hanging out there for the world to see then, well, I need good lighting and a warm room. I didn't eat for a day and I did about 2,000 sit-ups." BRET MICHAELS reveals his preparations for posing naked for Billboard magazine.

26th September 2010

Quote: "Writers always use the phrase 'ageing rocker', and I'm like, 'What other option do I have?' You're either ageing or you're dead. So I'm embracing it." Poison star BRET MICHAELS has learned to accept his position as a veteran of rock.

25th September 2010

Fact: Poison rocker BRET MICHAELS has stripped off for the latest issue of Billboard magazine. The singer appears naked on the cover.

19th August 2010

Fact: Donald Trump's Miss Universe beauty pageant is set to be a star-studded affair. Actors Jane Seymour, CHYNNA PHILLIPS WILLIAM BALDWIN, Chazz Palminteri drummer SHIELA E., supermodel Niki Taylor, Olympic gold-medal figure skater Evan Lysacek, magician Criss Angel and U.S. news anchor TAMRON HALL have all signed on to judge the international beauty contest, which will air live from Las Vegas on Monday (23Aug10). Poison frontman BRET MICHAELS will co-host the event with U.S. TV correspondent NATALIE MORALES.

17th June 2010

Fact: Miley Cyrus and BRET MICHAELS will team up to perform a free concert in New York on Friday morning (18Jun10) - the odd couple will perform a new rendition of Poison's Every Rose Has Its Thorn during a live performance on U.S. breakfast TV show Good Morning America.

28th May 2010

Fact: Late-night U.S. chat show host George Lopez had a special tribute for ailing rocker BRET MICHAELS when the Poison star appeared on Lopez Tonight on Thursday (28May10) - all 500 members of his studio audience donned the star's trademark bandana.

20th May 2010

Quote: "I was going back and forth from (U.S. cable show) SportsCenter to Busty Cops 3. Maybe that's what did it!" BRET MICHAELS jokes about what may have caused his near-fatal brain haemorrhage.

20th May 2010

Quote: "When I heard lines like, 'This'll be the day that I die'... I get chills just thinking about it." Don Mclean's classic American Pie has a new-found meaning for rocker BRET MICHAELS after he survived a brain haemorrhage.

19th May 2010

Quote: "I could tell by how fast everyone was moving around, something was bad and a doctor... I could overhear him telling (girlfriend) Kristi, 'If you have children, you should bring them to the hospital now'." BRET MICHAELS on his lowest moment after suffering a brain haemorrhage last month (Apr10).

19th May 2010

Quote: "It is like Superman without the cape... I said, 'If I'm going out, I'm going out rocking'." BRET MICHAELS on his ever-present bandana.

15th May 2010

Fact: Recovering rocker BRET MICHAELS will sit down with TV titan Oprah Winfrey to discuss his near-fatal brain haemorrhage ordeal on Wednesday (19May10). The Poison frontman has also been confirmed to resume his tour in Mississippi on 28 May (10).

27th April 2010

Tweet: "My prayers and blessings are out to you BRET MICHAELS." Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst is hoping his pal recovers after suffering a brain hemorrhage last week (22Apr10).

24th March 2010

Quote: "The worst thing about being a rock star dad is when my daughters see the bags being packed and they don't want me to go - that rips my heart out. I've cried many a time in the airport. My daughters are my true loves and they always will be." Rocker BRET MICHAELS fights back tears every time he has to leave his two kids.

17th March 2010

Quote: "The toughest thing for me out of the whole Apprentice experience was sitting across from Ivanka Trump because she is smart, funny, witty, charming and beautiful. I kept thinking, 'Could we just have one last episode of (his dating show) ROCK OF LOVE in the boardroom?'" Poison singer BRET MICHAELS felt a strong attraction to Donald Trump's married 28-year-old daughter while shooting U.S. reality show CELEBRITY APPRENTICE with the real estate mogul.

17th March 2010

Fact: Poison frontman BRET MICHAELS celebrated his 47th birthday on Sunday (14Mar10) with a reality TV victory - he won $100,000 (£66,667) for the American Diabetes Association during a task on U.S. TV contest Celebrity Apprentice, seeing off competition from stars including Cyndi Lauper and Sharon Osbourne.

10th December 2009

Fact: Miley Cyrus has invited Poison star BRET MICHAELS to join her in the studio for a revamp of his 1980s soft-rock anthem EVERY ROSE HAS ITS THORN.

3rd November 2009

Fact: Poison star BRET MICHAELS and Sharon Osbourne will work out with fans in New York on Tuesday (03Nov09) as part of a charity push. Rock's odd couple will hit the 24 Hour Fitness gym on 5th Avenue from 10am to 1pm.

23rd June 2009

Quote: "I bet he’s had worse in bars. We all have, really, at some point in our career. Some irate boyfriend that thinks you looked a bit too hard at the girl in the third row." Def Leppard star JOE ELLIOTT is sure Poison rocker BRET MICHAELS has had a worse battering than the stage prop that fell on him at the Tony Awards in New York earlier this month (Jun09). The singer suffered a fractured nose and split lip in the accident.

6th February 2009

Quote: "I was 15, and we did it at a fish hatchery - it was the only place where no one was around. And, yes, it was quick. 'Two-pump chump' would be an overstatement." Poison frontman BRET MICHAELS recalls losing his virginity.

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