Bret Michaels is a man of many accomplishments, and right now the Poison rocker is busier than ever. With his new VH1 reality show, "Life As I Know It" debuting on Oct. 18, the new video for its theme song, "Riding Against The Wind" which Billboard premiered, a recent revealing stint on Billboard's cover, and an album that debuted at No. 1 on two Billboard charts this summer, it seemed like the perfect time to have Bret in for a Live Q&A. He answered your questions live about everything from what's next for Poison and his new TV show, to how he manages his diabetes and how he ended up naked on the cover of Billboard. Watch archived video of the whole chat below.
The resilient Michaels' new show "Life As I Know It" features a very personal, up-close view of his music life on the road and at home with his daughters and their mom. In July, Michaels' album "Custom Built" debuted at No. 1 on the Hard Rock Albums and Independent Albums charts. He also recently hosted the Miss Universe Pageant.
Q&A Part 1: Bret Michaels discusses posing nude on Billboard and his new TV show.
Q&A Part 2: Bret Michaels talks Poison, as well as his struggle with diabetes and his family.
Q&A Part 3: Bret Michaels reveals details of his upcoming book and his heart condition.
Q&A Part 4: Bret Michaels discusses his upcoming surgery and his USO work with troops.