Bret Michaels assaulted on stage at Tony Awards.
Nothin’ But A Clothesline?
Poison lip synched, err, ahh, played the TONY AWARDS tonight and at the end of their performance lead singer Bret Michaels was assaulted. By a stage prop that dropped from the ceiling and clotheslined him flat to the stage.
No word has been released as to the level of injury that Mr. Michaels, his hat or headband has sustained.
Clearly this was not part of the show, and Bret takes a pretty brutal fall.
Unskinny Bop (to the head)
This just hit the wire.
NEW YORK – Bret Michaels ran into some scenery at the Tony Awards.
Michaels, star of the reality show "Rock of Love," took to the stage with his hair-metal band Poison during the telecast’s opening production number, featuring performances from the season’s Broadway musicals.
They performed "Nothin’ But a Good Time" with the cast of "Rock of Ages," and as Michaels exited the stage, a descending set piece smacked him on the head and knocked him — splat! — to the ground.
Tonys spokeswoman Christina Stejskal says the rocker "missed his mark." Though it looked it, he did not break his nose. Stejskal did not immediately know the extent of his injury.
"Rock of Ages" celebrates 1980s hair music and features songs by Journey and other bands. It stars Constantine Maroulis as an aspiring rock star.