Contact Us

Bret Michaels and Fiance Kristi Gibson Separate

Bret Michaels
Mike Moore, Getty Images

Poison frontman Bret Michaels has separated with fiancé and longtime love Kristi Lynn Gibson. The two had been dating since 1996, but called off their engagement, 20 months after Michaels proposed to finish his VH1 reality television show.

A representative tells People that “Although the couple have separated they remain great friends and are committed to jointly raising their two daughters.” That would be 12-year-old Raine Elizabeth and seven-year-old Jorja Bleu.

The 41-year-old Gibson has been a public figure since she began dating the ‘Unskinny Bop’ singer 16 years ago. She often appears with him on red carpets, and stood by the 49-year-old as he recovered from a stroke, brain hemmorage and emergency appendectomy. No reason was given for the split. They were engaged in 2010 during the finale of the VH1 series ‘Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It.’

Michaels will be staying busy as he deals with his new life as a bachelor. He’s working on a new solo album while touring with Def Leppard alongside his Poison-mates through Sept. 15.

Next: Top '80s Rock Ballads

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ultimateclassicrock.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!