'Celebrity Apprentice' Bret Michaels has emergency surgery, postpones tour dates

bretmichaels.jpgFormer Poison frontman Bret Michaels is currently recovering from an emergency appendectomy that he underwent in San Antonio, Texas on Tuesday (April 13). Michaels, who can currently be seen on NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice," thought he was coming down with the flu and was surprised to learn that he needed urgent surgery, reports People.

Michaels has Type 1 diabetes and, as discussed on "The Celebrity Apprentice," gives himself insulin shots daily. Because of his condition, he is recovering at a facility that specializes in the rehabilitation of diabetic patients.

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