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Saturday, April 24, 2010

Late News Update Friday 24th April, 2010

**Bret Michaels hospitalized with hemorrhage**

Various news sites have been reporting that late on Thursday 23rd April, Poison frontman Bret Michaels was rushed to hospital, after suffering from excruciating headache where doctors discovered he suffered a massive subarachnoid hemorrhage (bleeding at the base of his brain stem), according to a source close to the situation. Tonight (Friday) he is said to be in a critical condition.

Michaels, is currently in critical condition. "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," the source says.
Comcast Entertainment News, posted through Michaels publicist earlier today - Friday.- said that Joann Mignano, Michaels' New York-based publicist, confirmed a report on People magazine's website that said the former Poison frontman was rushed to intensive care late Thursday after a severe headache. The report said doctors discovered bleeding at the base of his brain stem. Mignano said tests are being conducted but did not know where he was being treated.

The 47-year-old glam-rock reality TV star had an emergency appendectomy at a private care facility for diabetics last week after complaining of stomach pains before he was scheduled to perform at Sea World in San Antonio, Texas. Michaels later wrote on his website that though the surgery "has taken its toll," doctors expected him to make a full recovery.

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