After having her romps with Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee released on video (against her wishes) and now this, Anderson should have made a hard and fast rule that no cameras be allowed in the bedroom. With alimony payments, therapy and excessive lifestyles draining all the money earned from the first go round, it made perfect sense for Poison to resurrect itself, with the original line-up. Five years later, the group issued "Poison'd," a covers collection of songs from the '70s and '80s.
No doubt these songs, out before Poison's fame, resonated with band members.
Also in '07, Michaels began work on the VH1 reality/dating game show Rock of Love (and later, Rock of Love Bus). Ambre Lake won the sophomore run but her relationship with Michaels ended after a couple months.
In the third season, Michaels chose Penthouse Pet Taya Parker.
If you're gonna be a big hair & make-up band it might be a good idea to have a licensed cosmetologist in the group. Bret Michael Sychak) and Dall shot out of their native Pittsburgh to try their luck in LA. " with singles, "Nothin' But A Good Time," "Fallen Angel" and the chart topping power ballad "Every Rose Has Its Thorn," the second best selling pop single of the year, behind Steve Winwood's "Roll With It." There was even a ham handed cover of Loggins & Messina's incredibly weak "Your Mama Don't Dance" popping up the charts. "Flesh and Blood" appeared like clockwork in '90 and contained Poison's best single "Unskinny Bop." By the end of the year another ballad "Something To Believe In" hit the chart's upper reaches. First, Michaels was intensely involved in his girlfriend, Susie Hatten's recording debut, while De Ville worked with Warrant. De Ville departed in '92 and a succession of guitarist filled the slot but Poison was done.
That was the previous calling of Poison's bass player Bobby Dall (a.k.a. In the '90s, Michaels formed a film company with actor Charlie Sheen.
'88 saw the arrival of the group's sophomore effort "Open Up and Say-Aah! Michaels soon signed a solo recording deal while both Dall and De Ville entered drug rehab.
Ever the gentleman, Michaels, through his attorney, said at the time he was doing everything possible to halt Internet Entertainment's distribution of the video.In some way, they were an inspiration or influential.Besides, a lot of groups have done covers albums in an effort to garner some attention and revive flagging careers. Overall, there's some validity - or at least logic.It can be interesting to hear a group's take on a song that they would never have touched in their heyday.Of course, there is always the concern that it will never measure up, but hearing a song redone with a Poison (or Duran Duran or Def Leppard), spin can be sort of fun - for fans. The first season winner, Jes Rickleff, later revealed she did not have romantic feelings for Michaels, and that she thought he should have chosen the runner-up. Despite this glitch the show was popular and earned a second season.
Michaels then landed a plum gig in '10 when he was selected to participate in Donald Trump's reality series, The Celebrity Apprentice.