Actress Melissa Cunningham Sustains Brain Hemorrhage At VH1’s ‘Celebrity Rehab’


Posted on 22nd July 2010 by Gordon Johnson in Uncategorized

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Actress Melissa Cunningham, who was seeking treatment from Dr. Drew Pinsky of VH1’s “Celebrity Rehab,” suffered a brain hemorrhage and was hospitalized this week. But she is now out of the hospital.|main|dl2|link4|

Cunningham is in the process of getting a divorce from troubled actor Jeremy London, and they are both appearing on Dr. Pinsky’s VH1 reality  TV show. 

Cunningham came to Dr. Pinsky’s Pasadena Recovery Center in California last Wednesday for help kicking a prescription pill addiction. London checked into the same rehab center on Sunday.

Cunningham, who was having a difficult time with drug withdrawal, got sick and was taken to the hospital Sunday, the day her husband arrived. She was diagnosed with a brain hemorrhage.

 Radar Online reported that Cunningham has already returned to rehab. She and London were married in 2006, and have a child together. But they are splitting up and getting  a divorce.

London, a substance abuser, has been in the news recently. Last month he alleged, rather conveniently, that he was kidnapped by men who at gunpoint  made  him take methamphetamine and esctasy for 12 hours.    

Singer Bret Michaels In Serious Condition After Suffering Massive Brain Hemorrhage

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Posted on 23rd April 2010 by Gordon Johnson in Uncategorized

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Rocker and reality TV star Bret Michaels was in critical condition Friday after suffering a massive brain hemorrhage, according to People Magazine.,,20363506,00.html

 The Poison frontman and Celebrity Apprentice contestant was rushed to an undisclosed hospital late Thursday night after he had “an excruciating headache,” People, which broke the story, reported.

Doctors determined that Michaels had suffered a massive  subarachnoid hemorrhage, which is bleeding at the base of his brain stem, People quoted a source close to the situation as saying.

Michaels, 47, is currently in critical condition.

 “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,” People quoted the source as saying.

The magazine said that Michaels’ representatives had confirmed the accuracy of the report, but wouldn’t comment until more testing was performed on Michaels.

Michaels was hospitalized earlier this month, on April 12 in San Antonio, Texas, for an emergency appendectomy. It’s not known if his current brain injury is related to that surgery or to Michaels’ diabetes.

Michaels had been under doctor’s supervision as recently as Wednesday, according to his own website, following his appendectomy. The singer, a Type 1 diabetic, was transferred to a private facility for diabetic patients after his surgery.

Michaels is considered a frontrunner to win Celebrity Apprentice