bret michaels wireimage Could Bret Michaels make the 'Celeb Apprentice' finale?Bret Michaels is aiming to get out of the hospital and back on tour by the end of May. If things break right, both with his care and in the competition on “The Celebrity Apprentice,” he could be back on TV a little before then.

There’s a chance that Michaels could be cleared to appear on the live “Celebrity Apprentice” finale on May 23. Michaels, who filmed the show last fall, is one of the final seven contestants on the show.

]]>tells the AP. Benitez isn’t involved in Michaels’ treatment. Recovery time for the type of brain hemorrhage that Michaels suffered can range from a few weeks to several months. Dr. Joseph Zabramaski, who is overseeing Michaels’ care at a Phoenix hospital, has already praised “Bret’s sheer will to live,” and an update on his website this week says he intends to be playing live music again by May 26. The finale of “The Celebrity Apprentice” will feature the final two contestants stating their case for victory in front of Donald Trump. The show has never faced a situation where one of its potential finalists might be physically unable to attend the finale. Follow Zap2it and Zap2itRick on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest celeb news and buzz. More Bret Michaels dish: Bret Michaels recovering at neurological center in Phoenix
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