Even though Poison frontman Bret Michaels
has already signed on to do a third installment of his reality dating series Rock of Love
, the 45-year-old rocker is still not over former girlfriend Ambre Lake
“I still love her,” the Rock of Love
bachelor told People
. “I'm not really over her yet. We still hang. She was just out with me a couple days ago and we were having a great time. She's really got it. I think she's great.”
Ambre Lake was one of the 20 women vying for Bret Michaels' heart on the sophomore season of Rock of Love
. She won over runner-up Daisy DeLaHoya
. For almost 10 months, Ambre continued her relationship with Bret but eventually decided to part ways due to conflicting personal schedules.
"Bret has been very upfront and honest about how difficult maintaining a normal relationship may be for a touring rock star," Ambre explained last month in an interview with VH1. "He's right, it's absolutely an insane lifestyle and neither of us had the time to make it work."
“It led up to one big conversation. He is so busy on tour, and I am so busy with work and my life that we didn't have a lot of time to dedicate to a relationship. Unfortunately, when you don't have a lot of time, it just makes it hard for a relationship to work,” she added.
Despite the breakup, Ambre says she still loves Bret. However, she accepts the fact that both of them have to move on. Bret, on the other hand, is trying to move on by taking his reality dating series, now called Rock of Love Bus
, on the road.
“The reason for destruction of all my relationships is that I'm passionate about being on the road and making music,” he said. “I have great relationships. But the women I date don't realize that I spend between 6 and 8 months of my life on the road — touring or traveling or seeing family with my daughters.”
While Bret does hope to find love on Rock of Love Bus
, he also hopes that whoever he chooses for season 3 will be able to accept the fact that “he'll never be over Ambre.”
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
(Image courtesy of VH1)