Bret Michaels: 'Rock of Love' is Nice but Music is Still First
Glenn Diaz
Glenn Diaz
Staff Writer, BuddyTV
Despite the success of Rock of Love, Poison frontman and rock superstar Bret Michaels says that he is still, first and foremost a musician before a reality TV star.

“It's all I've known my whole life,” he sums up.

In an interview with Fox, the 45-year-old Michaels of the huge 1980s rock band Poison admitted that sure, it wouldn't hurt to have 20 beautiful ladies living under his room clawing for his attention, but in the larger scheme of things, he still considered his career in music more “fun” and said it was what “mattered to him in the end.”

“Playing music would come first. I never set out to be a reality TV star.  But the truth of the matter is, I'm really enjoying it.  And it isn't awful that there's [sic] 20 beautiful girls on the show and we get a chance to go out and date and have fun.  And I've never known a time when a motocross race or a greased pig challenge didn't lead to true love.”

Of course, Michaels has some good things to say about Rock of Love, including claiming that “it was one of the only reality shows that actually had some reality in it,” and that it worked out because he was able to incorporate his music in it.

In the same interview, Michaels, who just released a solo album, also talked about how he still gets excited in what he does, despite being in the music business for over two decades.

“I'm still really passionate about what I do.  And I still get excited to go into my studio and just plug in the guitar and play music. And being out on the road is really what's a lot of fun to me. [But] that's just the beginning.  If you want to do it for long time, you've got to work real hard at it.”

-Glenn L. Diaz, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: FOX News
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