Rep: Bret Michaels Suffered Brain Hemorrhage, Rushed to ICU
Bret Michaels is back in the hospital under very serious circumstances.
A rep for the star, 47, confirms to UsMagazine.com that he is in critical condition at an undisclosed facility following a massive brain hemorrhage.
The Celebrity Apprentice star was rushed to an undisclosed hospital Thursday after complaining of a severe headache. After a battery of tests, Michaels is now staying in the intensive care unit for several days of observation and additional tests; doctors have yet to determine what led to the bleeding in the brain. "We will have no additional information until further testing is done," Michaels' rep tells UsMagazine.com.
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It's the former Poison frontman's second medical emergency this month. On April 12, Michaels underwent an emergency appendectomy in Texas after complaining of stomach pain.
Before Thursday's turn of events, the rocker, who suffers from Type 1 diabetes, had been convalescing at a private care facility that caters to diabetic patients.
"I could have died," Michaels blogged about his appendicitis, "when you're not planning on having a body part ripped out of you, it can be a shock to the system..I've spoken to several doctors and they all seem to be impressed with the condition I have been able to keep myself in as a juvenile diabetic. But a lot of extra care needs to be taken to make sure my body heals correctly."