Oprah's Lifeclass:

How Bret Michaels Went from Writing in a Laundromat to Becoming a Superstar

Before Poison was a multiplatinum sensation, Bret Michaels was writing "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" over a broken heart in a Laundromat. Music executives told him a rock ballad clashed with Poison's glam-metal appeal, but the then-unknown Bret decided to bet on himself. Watch as he explains why Poison's artistic independence became a blessing.

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