A rep for Bret Michaels has issued photos and a statement about the nose fracture and busted lip the Poison rocker suffered during his show opening performance at Sunday night’s 2009 Tony Awards. The Michaels camp is disappointed — more like incensed — with the manner in which show producers handled Bret’s accident, saying if it had been “Liza Minnelli, Dolly Parton or Elton John” who had been injured “the Tonys would have at least issued a letter of concern.” Read the rest of this entry »
Shrek and his animated sidekick Donkey came to the rescue of an injured Bret Michaels after the Poison rocker was hit over head with a piece of descending set equipment at the 2009 Tony Awards on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »
VH1 reality star Bret Michaels suffered moderate injuries as he performed with his ’80s heavy metal band Poison at 63rd Annual Tony Awards — live from NYC’s Radio City Music Hall — on Sunday night. During the show’s opening number, the rocker turned Rock of Love frontman was struck in the head and knocked over by a descending piece of set equipment.
The Associated Press reports that Bret fractured his nose, received three stitches in his lip, and is “pretty bruised up” following last night’s mishap. According to his publicist, Bret — who has already been x-rayed–will undergo a CAT scan later this afternoon as a precautionary measure.
Billy Elliot: The Musical swept the 2009 Tony Awards on Sunday night –taking home ten of the American theater’s most esteemed honor during a Broadway season hit hard by the global economic downturn. The musical production follows the story of a young British boy who dreams of a career in showbusiness, against the wishes of his coal miner father. Read the rest of this entry »
Poison rocker and VH1 reality star Bret Michaels was nearly beheaded after he ran into a set piece on stage at the 2009 Tony Awards on Sunday night.
Bret and his band Poison had just finished performing “Nothin’ But a Good Time” alongside the cast of the musical Rock of Ages when the Rock of Love frontman Michaels was hit in the head by a descending piece from the show’s set, causing him to fall backward.
Host Neil Patrick Harris later joked about the opening number accident. Tonys spokesperson Christina Stejskal told The Associated Press that Bret “missed his mark,” but did not specify as to whether or not he was injured.