“Although the couple have separated they remain great friends and are committed to jointly raising their two daughters.” Michaels, 49, and Gibson, 41, together share two daughters, Raine Elizabeth, 12, and Jorja Bleu, 7.The “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” singer asked Gibson to be his wife on Dec." week, the now-53-year-old opens up about why he joined the dating show in the first place.
"I think that a show like this, at first it's exciting, it's an amazing feeling …
“I want all of you to know that Kristi and I remain great friends and committed loving parents to our daughters.
I am blessed to have someone as great as Kristi in my life in any capacity.” While filming , Michaels began experiencing significant health troubles including an emergency appendectomy, a near fatal brain hemorrhage – the result of being struck in the head by a set piece at the Tonys – and later, a stroke.
He later proposed to Kristi Gibson on his reality show, "Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It," but they called it off in 2012.
Appearing on "The Steve Harvey Show" for the series' "Where Are They Now?