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Bret Michaels Cracks Jokes & Wins For Charity On 'Celebrity Apprentice'

May 3rd, 2010 2:15pm EDT
Donald Trump
Last night's 'Celebrity Apprentice' was dedicated to Bret Michaels, who continues to recover from an April 22 brain hemorrhage. In a statement released Friday, Michaels' doctor said that the Poison front man was expected to make a full recovery thanks to his 'undeniable' will to live. This episode showed the rocker to be a determined leader who will fight for his vision and strongly advocate for plumbers' cracks. It was Bret Michaels at his most undeniable.

So about those plumber's cracks…

After not firing anyone last week, Trump warns that one (or more) of the remaining celebs will go ho...

Bret Michaels Shines On Last Night's 'Celebrity Apprentice'

April 26th, 2010 3:43pm EDT
Bret Michaels Shines On Last Nights Celebrity Apprentice
It was hard to watch “The Celebrity Apprentice” last night without thinking about Bret Michaels’ current health problems. After suffering a brain hemorrhage last Thursday, the rocker is still in ICU, while the doctors continue testing, according to his website, Monday morning. With this lingering in the back of viewers minds, it was nice to see an episode where everyone brought their A-game and collectively raised nearly $350,000 for charity.

I can’t say I was expecting a happy ending from an episode that began with Barron, the youngest Trump, golfing on a roof. It’s amazing how someone so...

Can You Really Find Love On A Reality Dating Show?

February 11th, 2010 5:00pm EST
The Bachelor
Over the years, reality TV programming has become the most sought after form of television in comparison to good old-fashioned scripted dramas and comedies.

What's not to love about the reality of reality TV? There are no actors, which inevitably means real people dealing with real situations - well, that was what it was supposed to be.

Reality dating shows are really popular right now. They focus on one individual dipping his or her hands and other body parts into a group of eligible contestants. Little by little, the lucky individual determines if the eligible suitors are just righ...

VH1's 'Behind The Music' On The Life Of Brett Michaels

October 2nd, 2009 1:57pm EDT
Bret Michaels
The "Behind The Music" episode narrating the life of Bret Michaels premiered last night, allowing viewers to get an in-depth look into the life of one of glam rock's famed stars. Bret Michaels took his seat in front of the camera to dish out how he went from growing up in a small town in Pennsylvania to rocking out stages in sunny California.

At the age of 21, Bret decided to form a rock band that at the time went by the name of Paris which included Bret on vocals, Matt Smith on the guitars, Bobby Dall on bass, and Rikki Rockett on the drums. After relocating to California, Paris became...

Bobby Brown Talks About Drugs, Whitney, & More On 'Behind The Music'

September 25th, 2009 1:42pm EDT
Bobby Brown
By now, it is clear to see the recurring theme in the episodes of "Behind The Music." The last 3 episodes have shown that the artists' downfalls revolved around drug use and hitting rock bottom because of it. And by the looks of it, next week will hold the same cards when the fourth episode features Bret Michaels; and we know how much Bret likes to party as told by his VH1 reality show "Rock of Love With Bret Michaels."

On the last episode of "Behind The Music," Bobby Brown took his seat in front of the camera to talk about how drugs caused his life to take a turn for the worst. He also...

Sharon Osbourne Accused Of Assaulting A Process Server

September 1st, 2009 12:22pm EDT
Sharon Osbourne Facing Legal
Rock matriarch and reality TV star Sharon Osbourne has been accused of attempting to run over a court official with her car.

The wife of rocker Ozzy Osbourne is being sued by reality show contestant Megan Hauserman, who alleges she was attacked by Osbourne after appearing on her TV series Rock of Love: Charm School last December.

Osbourne is said to have lost her temper when Hauserman insulted her husband, calling the musician a "brain-dead rocker."

Hauserman filed suit for battery, negligence and infliction of emotional distress in a Los Angeles court in March, but now she's le...

Why Are You Even On Right Now? TV's Worst Personalities

June 19th, 2009 11:19am EDT
Ryan Seacrest
There are some TV personalities that make you want to change the channel. Here's a short list of the most annoying ones:

Daisy (From Daisy of Love):

Vh1 must be running out of ideas for shows to have given one of Rock of Love's most inarticulate, irritating, and unattractive contestants her own reality competition. The only thing slightly interesting about Daisy De LaHoya is the fact that her uncle is Oscar De LaHoya. We think that might have something to do with the fact that she has her own show, unimaginatively and nonsensically titled Daisy of Love. Or, it could be that Vh1 is try...

Diabetic Bret Michaels Skips Insulin For Better Sex

June 11th, 2009 3:00pm EDT
Bret Michaels diabetes insulin
"The only time it will ever affect you in bed is if you have extremely low blood sugar and you go into insulin shock, at which point you won't be standing up, let alone performing sex. However, I will sometimes hold off on the insulin, which will jack my blood sugar level up to the low 200 range. It's like how a prizefighter will want to go into the ring with his blood sugar levels high. It gives you the stamina of a bull. So, yes, sometimes I will endanger my own life to pleasure a woman." - Bret Michaels talks about living with diabetes in the July Issue of Elle Magazine

The Poison ...

Reality TV Stars We Can't Get Enough Of & Those Who Need To Go Away

May 28th, 2009 9:45am EDT
Brooke Hogan
There is a reality show for everything these days, from dog grooming to etiquette training. While most of the reality personalities are grueling to watch as they pretend they are actual celebrities, there are some reality show stars that we can't take our eyes off.

Here are a few Reality TV stars that we can't get enough of:

Kim Kardashian

On "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," Kim is actually enjoyable to watch. Unlike her mother and her two sisters, she seems more down to earth and a little less self-centered. Since her sisters Khloe and Kourtney are jetting off to ...

Celebrities Who Should Have Their Own VH1 Dating Shows

May 8th, 2009 9:57am EDT
VH1 Dating Shows
VH1 used to air music videos and documentary series like "Behind the Music." But now like its sister company MTV, the channel is all reality, all the time. VH1 has become the celebrity dating channel featuring C-list and has been celebs. Shows like Flavor of Love and Rock of Love have been two of the popular celebrity dating shows on the network. These shows have been very successful and have rejuvenated the careers of Flavor Flav and Bret Michaels. R & B star Ray J has even had his own dating show on VH1 even though he's not a has been or C-list celebrity.

Here's some celebrities who...

Celebrity March Madness - Men's Champion!

April 7th, 2009 12:05pm EDT
Celebrity March Madness's first annual "Celebrity March Madness" tournament is officially over! During the past two weeks fans came out and voted for their favorite celebrities in six rounds of playoffs to ultimately decide who their favorite male and female celebrities are! But the voting results showed much more than just who the winners are!

So now, with a 66-34 victory and more than 50,000 votes, the winner in the Men's Bracket of's Celebrity March Madness is...

- Click the pic to find out! -

- Click here for the results from all previous rounds...

Hulk Hogan Turns Down Dating Show

April 7th, 2009 8:44am EDT
Hulk Hogan
Former wrestling superstar Hulk Hogan has turned down the chance to find new love in a reality TV dating show.

Network executives wanted the one-time WWE star to appear in a similar show to Rock of Love With Bret Michaels and rapper Flavor Flav's Flavor of Love - both of which attract huge ratings for channel VH1.

But Hogan - who split from Linda, his wife of 24 years, in 2007 - insists he has too much dignity.

The 55-year-old tells, "They already have (offered a show). I passed on it. That's not my deal."

(This news article provided by World Enterta...

Play Starpulse's 'Celebrity Madness 2009 - The Men' (Round 1, Group 2)

March 19th, 2009 1:02pm EDT
Number One Seed Brad Pitt
Cast your votes for your favorite male & female celebrities in's First Annual "Celebrity March Madness" showdown! In the spirit of the NCAA Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments, we bring you two celebrity tournaments throughout the month of March that will determine the number one male and female celebrity - chosen by YOU!

All you have to do is cast your vote in the poll under the picture for one of the two celebs in each matchup! At the end of the round, we'll tally the votes and get the next round underway. There's even a bracket (updated after each round) with all ...

Coolest Reality TV Dads

March 6th, 2009 3:20pm EST
Bruce Jenner
As E! is set to bring viewers back into the glamorous and chaotic world of the Kardashian family when the third season of the hit series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" premieres this Sunday, March 8, at 10:00 pm ET/PT, we bring you this spiffy Top Reality TV Dads feature!

Perhaps one of the bigger reality show WTF moments was when Kardashians first came out everyone watching scratched their heads thinking is that Bruce Jenner? Yep, it is (but more about Bruce later).

In the mean time, here are our eight "Top Reality TV Dads:"

Ozzy Osbourne (The Osbournes)

Shaaaa-ron! Th...

Is There Any Reality Left In Reality TV?

February 17th, 2009 9:02am EST
The Bachelor
Writers and producers from many shows including "Laguna Beach," "The Bachelor," and, the granddaddy of them all, "The Real World," have admitted that their shows are either partially scripted and/or edited to manufacture storylines. And even before they admitted it, most of us knew for a long time that the term "reality TV" was kind of an oxymoron.

But remember when the first season of "The Real World" premiered 17 years ago? Some of you who are fans of the show now may have still been in diapers back then, but hopefully you've had an opportunity to see its beginnings. If you have, yo...

Bret Michaels: 'Rock Of Love Is Not A Scam'

February 6th, 2009 8:38am EST
Bret Michaels
Rocker Bret Michaels has defended his decision to continue shooting reality TV show Rock Of Love With Bret Michaels while cohabiting with his ex-girlfriend and mother of his children - insisting he's doing it for the kids.

The Poison frontman is currently on season three of his VH1 dating show, but he was recently accused of living a lie - after it emerged he was still sharing a home with his former lover, Kristi Lynn Gibson, whom he dated for 11 years before splitting in 2005. But Michaels has shot down the claims - insisting he and Gibson are simply doing what's best for the sake of...

Spotlight On The 10 Hottest Women On Reality TV

January 8th, 2009 9:22am EST
Julianne Hough
Reality shows have been a huge success on television for the last 10 years. Many networks like VH1 and Bravo TV devote the majority of their schedule to reality programs. Reality shows like "Rock of Love," "Top Chef," "Survivor," and "American Idol" attract a wide audience. The competitions, verbal and physical arguments, and funny moments keep audiences tuned in every week to these shows. But what attracts the audience even more to these reality programs is the women who are on them.

Reality TV has some of the hottest women on television. No need to watch dramas or sitcoms for hot wo...

Hoopz Wins 'I Love Money'

October 8th, 2008 8:00am EDT
I Love Money
Well, "I Love Money" fans, it has finally come down to the season finale and what a long journey it has been for everyone. Remember the first week when Midget Mac offended everyone and got kicked off the show very quickly? And no one can forget the perverted Mr. Boston, the love triangle with Destiney, Heat and the Entertainer, nor the backstabbing and general insanity going on in that house. There was a marriage proposal, a food fight, a mentally impaired dog, and plenty of hook ups; just the thing to keep a reality show healthy! It is over now, and while it could be seen as a documentary ...

Great TV Duos

September 25th, 2008 9:17am EDT
The Office
Who could forget Lucy and Desi from I Love Lucy, Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street, Jim and Pam from The Office or Beavis and Butthead from MTV? There are some television duos that have such a prominent existence in your head, that you have a hard time imagining one half of the duo without the other one. Here are some more great television duos.

Jemaine and Bret (Flight of the Conchords) - Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie are a New Zealand comedy duo who now stars on the hit HBO show, Flight of the Conchords. This duo will have you rolling on the ground laughing with their crazy song...

Sharon Osbourne To Teach The 'Rock Of Love' Girls A Thing Or Two

September 8th, 2008 4:16pm EDT
Sharon Osbourne
Rock and roll royalty Sharon Osbourne is taking on a new role as headmistress of VH1's "Rock of Love Charm School with Sharon Osbourne" premiering on VH1 on Sunday, October 12 at 9:00 PM.

Osbourne has been given the task of teaching some of the most notorious contestants from "Rock of Love with Bret Michaels" the art of becoming more lady-like. Whether you love them or love to hate them, there's no denying that these rough-around-the-edges women need a respectable mentor who knows what it takes to become a rockin' leading lady.

Beginning today, Monday, September 8, VH1 will begin...

Reality TV Overload

August 11th, 2008 8:45am EDT
Project Runway
What happened to the days when movie stars were in fact stars in major motion pictures and when being an actor meant you actually had talent? What about when game show contestants were just game show contestants, not famous people?

Now it seems like you can't turn on the television without seeing a reality show, a preview for a reality show, or a reality show "star" in his or her new movie. When is it going to stop? It's reality TV overload! Some shows aren't that bad and are actually tolerable, but then there are shows like "Sunset Tan" on E! that make you want to rip your eyes out.


Bret Michaels Is Back For Third Season Of 'Rock Of Love'

July 17th, 2008 10:59am EDT
Bret Michaels
Rock star Bret Michaels tried twice to find love by filling a mansion with gorgeous women and having them compete for his heart. But after the final pass was handed out and the cameras stopped rolling, Bret's picks didn't work out. He and season two winner, Ambre Lake, really tried to make it work and although they still remain close friends, between his tour line-up and her work schedule there's no time for a relationship.

"Bret has been very upfront and honest about how difficult maintaining a normal relationship may be for a touring rock star. He's right, it's absolutely an insane l...

Midget Mac Is Eliminated On 'I Love Money'

July 9th, 2008 11:12am EDT
I Love Money
"I looooooove money!" crowed The Entertainer after jumping out of a tank filled with floating pesos, but there is very little doubt in the audience of "I Love Money" what it is the contestants love the most - fame, even the ridiculous spectacle version of it, and money.

The players of "I Love Money" are all former characters, er, contestants from VH1 shows such as "Flavor of Love 1 & 2," "I Love New York 1 & 2," and "Rock of Love 1 & 2." None of these 17 people found the love of their lives and were mostly rejected on live television, but they are back to compete for over $250,000 in ...

'Rock Of Love,' 'I Love New York' & "Flavor Of Love' Contestants Are Back

June 18th, 2008 4:45pm EDT
Flavor of Love
America’s favorite contestants from VH1’s hit series “Rock of Love,” “I Love New York” and “Flavor of Love” are set to star in the network’s newest ‘celebreality’ series, “I Love Money” premiering on Sunday, July 6 at 9:00 PM.* Hosted by Craig J. Jackson, the 12-episode series will pit 17 all-star contestants against one another for a chance to win a $250,000 grand prize.

Infamous cast members including 12 Pack, Chance, Heat, Midget Mac, Mr. Boston, Real, The Entertainer, Whiteboy, Brandi C., Destiney, Heather, Hoopz, Megan, Nibblz, Pumkin, Rodeo and Toastee will travel to Mexico wher...

Is This Really Our Reality? Nominees For The Worst Reality Shows

June 4th, 2008 8:45am EDT
The Moment of Truth
With the summer television season just around the corner, the influx of new reality shows about to inundate our small screens is just about inevitable. With gems like "Farmer Wants A Wife" or "The Greatest American Dog" set to hit primetime, we can be breathe a little sigh of relief that at least they can't possibly be as bad as some of reality shows past...or so we hope.

Miss Rap Supreme

In 2005, USC professor Todd Boyd made a prediction to his students that the next big thing in hip-hop was going to be a white, female MC. Three years later the infamous MC Serch branded EgoTrip an...

VH1 Summer Series Include 'Brooke Knows Best,' 'New York Goes To Hollywood'

May 29th, 2008 9:50am EDT
New York
VH1 lets the sun shine this upcoming summer season 2008 with a new slate of "Celebreality" series, star-studded pop culture specials, new additions to the consistently compelling VH1 Rock Doc franchise, and concert events that celebrate some of the greatest artists, in music history. The new celebreality series are:

Brooke Knows Best -- Premieres Sunday, July 13

The world has come to know and love Brooke Hogan over the past four seasons in the hit VH1 show "Hogan Knows Best." After surviving life from under the oppressive thumb of her father Hulk Hogan, Brooke is finally breakin...

George Clooney & Sarah Larson Are 'Rock Of Love' Fans

May 13th, 2008 10:25am EDT
George Clooney
George Clooney is a closet fan of rocker Bret Michaels' trashy reality TV hit Rock of Love. The movie star's girlfriend Sarah Larson admits she and her boyfriend often curl up on a sofa to watch the raucous dating show, which centers around Michaels' bid to find a mate.

And Larson admits the show helped them both while they were recovering from a motorcycle accident last September.

She says, "We caught ourselves rooting for someone or getting frustrated, and we were like, 'This is sad.'"

-George Clooney Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Net...

Bret Michaels Determined To Make Romance Work

April 17th, 2008 10:20pm EDT
Brett Michaels
Poison singer Brett Michaels is determined to make his relationship with an actress he picked on his dating show work - after his last reality romance was outed as a scam. The rocker picked 38-year-old Ambre Lake as the winner of the second series of his dating show Rock of Love.

Michaels opted for Lake over 25-year-old wannabe singer Daisy DeLaHoya on the show's finale, and now insists there will be no more Rock of Loves because the match-up is "for real."

The first season of the show was outed as a scam, when it was discovered winner Jes Ricklett was already in a relationship wh...

Bret Michaels Sued Over Damage To 'Rock Of Love' Home

April 11th, 2008 8:43am EDT
Rock Of Love
A disgruntled home owner is suing Bret Michaels for allegedly causing $380,000 worth of damage to the property where the singer's Rock Of Love TV show is filmed.

Ray Sahranavard has filed his lawsuit against Michaels and the show's production company Mindless Entertainment Inc. He claims at least $380,000 worth of damage was caused to his Encino, California home during the shooting of Michael's reality dating show, which is nearing the end of its second season on TV.

Sahranavard initially sued Mindless Entertainment Inc. for breach of contract, fraud, negligence and negligent mi...

Former 'Rock Of Love' Contestant Auctions Herself

April 9th, 2008 8:25am EDT
Rock Of Love
A former contestant on Poison frontman Bret Michaels' reality TV show Rock Of Love is auctioning off a date with herself online. French wannabe Angelique Morgan - a former stripper whose nickname is Frenchy - has agreed to spend quality time with the auction's highest bidder.

The lucky winner must also pay for Morgan's travel costs from her hometown of Las Vegas and for a room in a "four-star or better" hotel. Bidding starts at $2,500. As WENN went to press no bids had been placed.

The eBay listing reads: "Here is a unique opportunity to bid on a celebrity date with a r...

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