Bret Michaels

Rocker Bret Michaels has revealed what he was doing when his brain hemorrhage struck last month: watching soft-core porn.

"I was going back and forth from SportsCenter to Busty Cops 3," Michaels tells Rolling Stone. "Maybe that's what did it!"

Bret Michaels: I'm "lucky to be alive"

The 47-year-old also discussed the classic rock playlist he listened to during his recovery, consisting of artists including to Aerosmith, Kiss and AC/DC. But it was Don McLean's "American Pie" that really hit home the reality of his situation. "When I heard lines like, 'This'll be the day that I die' ... I get chills just thinking about it," he says.

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The Poison frontman and Celebrity Apprentice finalist was released from Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix after suffering a brain hemorrhage last month. Michaels will appear on the Celebrity Apprentice finale Sunday and return to the stage on Friday, May 28 in Biloxi, Miss. He plans to tour throughout the summer and into the fall following the June 8 release of his new album, Custom Built