Bret Michaels to Oprah: 'It Just Exploded'

Rocker does first post-brain hemorrhage interview
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted May 19, 2010 12:45 PM CDT

Just shy of one month after he was felled by the brain hemorrhage that he was unlikely to fully recover from, Bret Michaels gave his first interview, which airs today, to Oprah. The rocker didn't mince words when describing his experience: "It felt like a pop. They call it a thunderclap. It's like a migraine times 10. It just exploded instantly." Oprah went on to tease him for wearing his trademark bandanna throughout the ordeal: "It's like Superman without the cape," he explained. "If I'm going out, I want to go out rockin'."
(Read more Bret Michaels stories.)

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