Theater freaks offended by the presence of Poison at last night’s Tony Awards should appreciate what happened to Bret Michaels at the end of their performance. The rockers—representing Rock Of Ages—dominated the bombastic opening medley, but victory turned to embarrassment when Michaels was knocked to the ground by a descending set piece. The Rock Of Love hero is not believed to be seriously injured, but reportedly had x-rays taken after the calamity. Hard to imagine a stage pro like Bret could get beaned on Broadway!
Check out the gallery to see Bret and the boys on the red carpet with legendary groupie Angela Lansbury and other theater stars. For a close-up of the clotheslining, click here.
In 1992, British actor Tim Roth made his Hollywood breakthrough in Quentin Tarantino‘s Reservoir Dogs. That same year, ex-Poison guitarist C.C. Deville was working on a solo album that would never come out. Today, Roth stars on the hit drama Lie To Me and Deville is back with Bret Michaels and the boys, planning a summer tour with Def Leppard and Cheap Trick. Both stars were born on May 14th. Which one is older?
Kid Rock and Tommy Lee have thrown fists at each other, Luke Campbell and his 2 Live Crew pals performed “Banned In the USA,” Madge and Brit did their infamous lip lock thing — there’s always something big happening at MTVs annual VMAs show. We decided to corral some of the great, silly, or dubious moments that stick in our mind. They may not be the most outrageous ever, but they’re all quite memorable. After the jump, take a look back at these moments and tune into MTV Sunday at 9PM EST to watch the 2008 Video Music Awards.