In March 7, Bret Michaels released the first solo single of his upcoming album "Custom Built", a duet with Miley Cyrus called "Nothing to Lose"
Later, rumors circulated that Michaels was the reason for Miley's parents' divorce. He soon denies any kind of affair with Miley Cyrus mother
In early April, "A Shot of Poison"
the unauthorized Poison biography written by Christopher Long is released.
In April 12, Bret is rushed into surgery for Appendicitis
, and eigth days later, he is rushed to ICU with Brain Hemorraghe
. A week later his road manager indicated "he will be back out on the road for a May 26 concert"
. In May 2, Bret is released from the hospital
In May 19, Bret talks recovery on The Oprah Winfrey Show
In May 23, Bret Michaels attends and wins the season finale of the Celebrity Apprentice
In May 25, Bret Michaels joined onstage "American Idol" finalist Casey James
and declared "I have every intention of trying to continue the tour"
Against all medical orders
, Bret returned to the stage in May 28 in Biloxi MS
. A Fox News anchor says Michaels illness was a hoax
and later in July, Dee Snider declares on Bret illnesses "Not sure if they are honest"
In October 13, Bret tells Billboard.com "I doubt that POISON will have a new studio record"
. A few days later, Rikki Rockett replies "BRET doesnt want to work with POISON on a record"
In October 18, VH1 aired "Life As I Know It"
In November 13, Bret announces that POISON and MÖTLEY CRÜE will join forces in 2011 for a tour
. Via Twitter, TOMMY LEE says MÖTLEY is not planning to tour with POISON
and VINCE NEIL says the tour "has never been brought up or discussed"
. A few days later, Bret admits that the tour idea "is simply a pipe dream"