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Gary Coleman in Critical Condition

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Television, Child Stars,

Gary ColemanUPDATE: Gary Coleman died this afternoon at the Utah hospital.

Two days after taking a fall in his Santaquin, Utah home, Diff’rent Strokes star is currently listed in critical condition with a brain hemorrhage.

The 42-year-old was transported Wednesday to an area hospital, but was later transferred Utah Valley Regional Medical Center’s ICU. Although Coleman was initially considered lucid and conscious, he is now on a life support and in a coma.

Despite their rocky relationship, , Coleman’s wife since August 2007, has reportedly been by his bedside the entire time.

“We are hanging in there. I don’t want to say anything else,” Dale Price, Gary’s father-in-law, stated. “We appreciate everyone’s thoughts and prayers for speedy recovery,” manager John Alcantar added.

Back in February, Gary was transported to the hospital from the set of The Insider. He was participating in a panel discussion on the tabloid show when he had suffered a seizure.

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Bret Michaels Back in the Hospital

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Music,

Bret Michaels

UPDATE: Bret’s doctor now thinks the stroke was related to Michaels’ earlier medical problems.

Less than 24 hours after Bret Michaels was seen smiling on Oprah, we’ve learned that the singer had to reenter the hospital this week,

According to a release posted on both the singer’s Facebook page and website, the 47-year-old experienced was readmitted after experiencing numbness on the left side of his body. Doctors have diagnosed the problem as a “warning stroke” that was related to a hole discovered in his heart.

The good news? The condition - which is not believed to be connected to Michaels’ recent brain hemorrhage - is considered operable and treatable. It is not yet known what this will mean for his upcoming engagements as further tests will need to be conducted. In the meantime, “Bret will be treated with outpatient care which includes a daily injection of Lovenox (a blood thinner to reduce the chance of blood clots) and blood tests.”

You can read the full statement about Bret’s status after the jump.

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Bret MIchaels Stable, Out of Hospital

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Music, Television,

Bret MichaelsLess than two weeks after being admitted into the hospital for a brain hemorrhage, doctors say Bret Michaels is on his way to a making full recovery.

At a press conference today from the Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Dr. Joseph Zabramski said the 47-year-old singer has been released from their care. He could not disclose where Michaels is at this time.

“Mr. Michaels was indeed a lucky person, a very lucky person,” Zambramski stated. “He’s improving and I expect him to continue to improve,” he added. “I really expect that he will fortunately make a 100% recovery. He’s just one of those lucky people – 10 to 20% who make a complete recovery and can resume all of their normal activities.”

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More Celeb Apprentice Drama: Tito Ortiz Arrested

UPDATE #2: The two have since kissed and made up. Jameson will not be filing any charges and Ortiz is reportedly moving back into the home.

UPDATE: Ortiz has now accused Jenna Jameson of being an Oxycontin addict.

Over the past few weeks, a number of celebrities connected to NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice program have found themselves in the headlines—and for unfortunate reasons. Up until recently, had been taking up the majority of the spotlight - that was until last weekend.

On Friday, it was revealed that Poison frontman Bret Michaels has been hospitalized for a brain hemorrhage. The 47-year-old, who is still listed in critical condition, is being treated at an undisclosed location.

Although an “official medical report from doctors” has not yet been released by the star’s fansite, Michaels’ former billionaire boss gave what he claims to be an informed statement to the press. Trump, who is reportedly in touch with people close to the singer, told TMZ that Bret is in “big, big trouble and the prognosis is not great.”

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BREAKING NEWS: Bret Michaels in Critical Condition After Brain Hemorrhage

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Music, Television, Breaking News,

Bret MichaelsUPDATE: Ivanka Trump has just tweeted this message about the Celebrity Apprentice contestant: “My thoughts & prayers go out to Brett [sic] Michaels and his family. I wish him a very speedy recovery.”

Less than a week after telling fans that he “could have died” had it not been for an emergency appendectomy, singer is currently being treated for a brain hemorrhage at an undisclosed location.

According to a report, the 47-year-old is listed in critical condition.

This latest medical development started late last night after the Celebrity Apprentice contestant complained of a massive headache. That’s when the bleeding at the base of Michael’s brain stem was discovered.

“After several CAT scans, MRIs and an angiogram, [doctors] decided to keep Michaels in the ICU and are running several tests to determine the cause. [It] will be touch and go for the next few days while he is under intense observation,” a source told People magazine.

After Bret’s appendectomy on April 12, the rocker was transferred to a rehabilitation facility that specializes in the care of diabetic patients. (Michaels has openly discussed his battle with diabetes.)

No word at this time what this situation might mean for the upcoming episodes of .

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