bret Brett Michaels Suffers Brain Hemorrhage, Rushed To ICU

Late last night, rocker [lastfm]Brett Michaels[/lastfm]’ was rushed to the hospital complaining of a terrible headache, which turned out to be a brain hemorrhage.

For more on the status of the “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” singer, keep reading after the jump!

The 47-year-old reality star and rockstar is currently in critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit of an undisclosed hospital to treat him for a a massive subarachnoid hemorrhage, which is when the brain stem bleeds.

The source told People Magazine:

After several CAT scans, MRIs and an angiogram, [doctors] decided to keep Michaels in the ICU and are running several tests to determine the cause. [It] will be touch and go for the next few days while he is under intense observation.

Last week the rocker was hospitalized and had his appendix removed and had been receiving care from an rehab facility that specializes in caring for diabetic patients.  There’s been no word if the cause of the hemorrhage was related to the appendectomy or Michaels’ diabetes.

We’ll keep you updated as news comes in.

[Source:  People]

Comments (3)
  1. camda says:

    Woah! Now I feel kinda bad for saying Bret sucks on the last post.
    Yikes, you better pull through Bret man!

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