Bret Michaels will “make a 100 percent recovery,” might attend Apprentice finale

Bret Michaels is out of the hospital and will recover from the brain hemorrhage that left him in critical condition more than a week ago.

“I really expect that he will fortunately make a 100 percent recovery. He’s just one of those lucky people … he’ll make a complete recovery and be able to resume all (his) normal activities,” Barrow Neurological Institute neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Zabramski told reporters, according to Reuters.

“What I made him promise me is that he would make no promises…we will reassess him at two week intervals. He’s still very sick right now. He’s a very determined person, and it depends on how quickly he recovers,” he added.

Reuters notes that the doctor “recommended at least four-to-six weeks of convalescence,” but the AP reports that “Michaels’ prognosis means he could possibly attend ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ finale May 23 at New York University’s Skirball Center.”

Bret Michaels expected to recover fully [Reuters]
Doctor: Bret Michaels released from hospital [AP]

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John Rocker

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Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

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