"I had spent my life being out on the road since I was 15, 16 years old.I'm not gonna lie to you, I really never realized how horrible I was at traditional dating," Michaels tells Harvey.
"I think that a show like this, at first it's exciting, it's an amazing feeling …
but at the same time, it's really scary." "I was reluctant," he admits. You can try anything, but you gotta have chemistry," he says.
Among his many, many, many reality TV gigs, he sought love and romance — or whatever — over three seasons of the tawdry, booze-fueled and occasionally violent dating show “Rock of Love with Bret Michaels”; he was a judge on the country music singing contest “Nashville Star”; he hosted a single season of a show called “Rock My RV”; and he won the third season of “Celebrity Apprentice.” Although we can’t be certain, a cursory comparison with digitally accessible listing photos from the time of Mister Michael’s purchase certainly suggests that few alterations or improvements were made besides a simple and inexpensive swap-out of a few light fixtures and curtain panels, so we’ll let the children duke it out about what exactly figures into the tumescent 20% markup in the 14 months of Mister Michael’s ownership.
Whatever the case, online marketing materials show the spacious and luxuriously appointed if perfectly ordinary and predominately earth-tonal, mock-Med mini-mansion measures in at 6,797 square feet and encompasses a total of five bedrooms and five full and two half bathrooms.
There’s also a small office/library with built-in bookshelves and French doors as well as a formal dining room where in listing photographs there appears to be a pool table instead of a dining room table.
The center island kitchen has dark, milk chocolate-colored, Shaker-style cabinets, sand-colored granite countertops and an extensive collection of high-quality commercial-style stainless steel appliances.
The band then hired Matt Smith and formed the band Paris in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania in 1983.
After playing the Pennsylvania bar circuit, in early 1984 they moved to Los Angeles to seek fame on the Sunset Boulevard scene, eventually changing their name to Poison.
A double height entry, furnished with a crystal chandelier and painted almost the exact same tone of beige as the Travertine tile floors, leads into a double-height “formal” living room with gas fireplace and French door access to an enclosed courtyard with another gas fireplace.
Not at all surprisingly, the living room is furnished with a white baby grand piano and decorated with a trio of electric guitars mounted and hung on the wall above a tufted, roll-armed sofa.
He starred in the hit VH1 reality show Rock of Love with Bret Michaels and its sequels, then released Rock My World.