9 Stories

Bret Michaels Leaves Hospital

Doctor expects '100% recovery'

(Newser) - Good news for Bret Michaels fans: The singer has left the hospital less than 2 weeks after suffering a brain hemorrhage and is expected to make a full recovery. Michaels' doctor says he is "still very sick" and continues to receive treatment at an undisclosed location, reports People . But... More »

Bret Michaels Suffers Setback

But chances of full recovery still decent

(Newser) - Still in intensive care after his life-threatening brain hemorrhage, Bret Michaels has suffered a significant side-effect setback. He has developed hyponatremia, a lack of sodium in the body that can lead to seizures. But despite the dangerous turn of events, doctors remain guardedly optimistic about the former Poison frontman's chances... More »

An Ode to Bret Michaels

The glam rocker charms us, despite raunchy lyrics

(Newser) - As doctors continue to search for the source of Bret Michaels’ brain hemorrhage—they say it is probably not linked to his recent appendectomy—Peter Lauria offers a tribute to Michaels, recalling his adolescent obsession with Poison. After learning of Michaels’ hospitalization, Lauria cracked open his Look What the Cat ... More »

Bret Michaels Still in ICU

Doctors still searching for source of bleeding in the brain

(Newser) - Bret Michaels' doctors are still searching for the source of his brain hemorrhage, while the Poison singer remains in critical condition in ICU. "We are hopeful that further tests will locate the source of the bleeding, which has still not been located," says an update on his Facebook... More »

Bret Michaels Suffers Brain Hemorrhage

Poison frontman, 'Celebrity Apprentice' contestant rushed to hospital

(Newser) - Bret Michaels is hospitalized in the intensive care unit and in critical condition after suffering bleeding in his brain, People reports. The Poison frontman, a contestant on this season of Celebrity Apprentice, had an emergency appendectomy last week. His doctors "are running several tests," and the 47-year-old's prognosis... More »

Bret Michaels: Miley 'Nailed' Cover of 'Every Rose'

Pop star records 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn'

(Newser) - Poison frontman Bret Michaels had nothing but kind words for Miley Cyrus after working with her on a cover of his band's ballad, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn." Michaels said the teen pop star "nailed" the song. "She's one of the few musicians—and I want... More »

Poison Drummer Arrested on Rape Charge

'80s rocker nabbed at LAX customs for Miss. casino incident

(Newser) - The drummer for '80s hair band Poison was hit with a rape warrant upon returning from New Zealand, E! Online reports. Richard Ream, 46, better known as Rikki Rockett, is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a Mississippi casino resort where he was staying. Officials arrested him at customs... More »

Man Says He Had Ricin for Self-Defense

He admits having it in hotel, says he did not plan to hurt anyone

(Newser) - The Las Vegas man hospitalized by exposure to ricin in his hotel room told his brother he  did not intend to hurt anyone with it, the AP reports. Roger Bergendoff, who regained consciousness last week after a month, admitted possessing the biological agent but said it was for self-defense. "... More »

Activision Profits Powered by Guitar Hero

2Q results foreshadow billions in future revenue from game

(Newser) - Activision turned a $24.3 million loss into a slender quarterly profit of $698,000 in just one year—thanks to its blockbuster musical simulation Guitar Hero. The video game is expected to produce revenue in the billions, the Wall Street Journal reports. Guitar Hero III was launched October 28—... More »

9 Stories