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    Bret Michaels Critical After Suffering Brain Hemorrhage

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    Let's hope Bret Michaels gives us a speedy recovery to believe in.

    The Poison frontman is in critical condition at an undisclosed hospital after suffering a brain hemorrhage late Thursday.

    A rep for Michaels confirms to E! News the 47-year-old singer was rushed to the hospital just before midnight after complaining of an excruciating headache. Doctors discovered a massive subarachnoid hemorrhage—bleeding at the base of his brain stem.

    The bandanna-sporting rocker remains in intensive care.

    "We will have no additional information until further testing is done," his rep says.

    Michaels had an emergency appendectomy in San Antonio on April 12 and stayed in the hospital a few extra days under his personal doctor's supervision before moving to a rehab clinic specializing in treating diabetics.

    Before his medical drama, Michaels has been a polarizing member of the current season of Celebrity Apprentice. Donald Trump said in a statement that he was "deeply saddened" by the news.

    "He's a great competitor and champion, and I hope he will be fine," Trump said.

    So do we. Get better, Bret.

    —Additional reporting by Whitney English

    (Originally published April 23, 2010, at 2:20 p.m. PT)

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