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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Quote: "I'm not going to put (porn icon) JOHN HOLMES out of business, but I'm above average. I measured it, just to make sure I wasn't lying to myself." Poison singer BRET MICHAELS admits he's well endowed.
Quote: "Basically what I'm trying to say is, rock 'n' roll is an insatiable bitch goddess, but I love her, and I'm just looking for that one woman in my life to participate in that threesome." Poison singer BRETT MICHAELS defines what it means to be a veteran rocker.
Quote: "I've never taken count. Let's just say thousands." Poison rocker BRET MICHAELS has no idea how many bandanas he owns.
Fact: Slipknot stars COREY TAYLOR and JAMES ROOT have shot their new Stone Sour video for THROUGH GLASS in Frank Sinatra's former Chatsworth, California hilltop home. Poison star CC DeVILLE has a cameo in the promo.
Fact: The latest cast of US network VH1's reality show The Surreal Life features SMASHMOUTH singer Steve Harwell, Poison guitarist CC DeVILLE, Playboy model Andrea Lowell and 1980s video vixen Tawny Kitaen.