Archive Scoop By People Staff Published on May 10, 2010 12:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email FOR BREAKING CELEBRITY NEWS EVERY DAY People.com Bret Michaels THE FIGHT FOR HIS LIFE He described the sudden massive headache as feeling “like I was hit in the head with a baseball bat over and over again.” On April 21, nine days after an emergency appendectomy, Bret Michaels, 47, told fans he was “not 100%.” One day later, the rocker was back in the hospital. The cause: a subarachnoid hemorrhage-bleeding beneath the thin tissue covering the brain. His rep tells PEOPLE Michaels (father to Jorja, 4, and Raine, 9) “remains in critical, but stable condition according to his doctors.” It’s unlikely the surgery, Michaels’ type 1 diabetes or his head injury at the Tony Awards last year triggered the hemorrhage, says Dr. Keith Siller, director of the NYU Comprehensive Stroke Care Center. “The most common cause is the rupturing of an aneurysm,” he says, adding that it has a 50 percent fatality rate. Bandmate Pete Evick posted: “We who are closest to Bret, are overwhelmed with the amount of love and well wishes.” CHARLIE SHEEN & BROOKE MUELLER LIVING APART Are Charlie Sheen, 44, and wife Brooke Mueller, 32, inching toward a formal and final split? Sources tell Scoop the pair are living separately. While the actor has remained in his L.A. home (inset)-where, according to Two and a Half Men executive producer Mark Burg, the kids stayed last weekend-a Mueller insider says the mother of 1-year-old twins Max and Bob is “having a nursery set up in her new place [in L.A.].” Will absence make the heart grow fonder? “Brooke’s taking a break from the marriage,” says a source. But caring for the kids remains paramount. “They will work together,” says a friend, “to make visitation as smooth as possible.” BAD BEHAVIOR ALERT SNOOKI VS. UNRULY BAR GUY On April 24 at Miami Beach’s Ocean’s Ten restaurant Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi wasn’t in the mood for male attention, and the sassy star of Jersey Shore tossed a glass of water-and food!-at a patron who tried to hit on her. DRINK-TOSSING CELEBS! JULES KIRBY VS. DEVORAH ROSE At a party in N.Y.C. Devorah Rose (inset) of the CW’s High Society called costar Jules Kirby “class-less” and threw a drink in her face. LINDSAY VS. SAMANTHA Lindsay Lohan was reportedly banned from L.A.’s Trousdale nightclub after she tossed a drink-and its glass!-on April 23 at ex Samantha Ronson (inset), who later said the actress “is an angry human being.” JON & KATE GOSSELIN PLAYING NICE When Jon Gosselin filed a petition on April 7 to be awarded primary custody of his eight children with ex-wife Kate Gosselin, 35-if she continued to be, as his lawyer Anthony F. List put it, “an absentee parent”-the former Dancing with the Stars contestant got defensive. “I won’t lose my kids,” she told PEOPLE. “It’s gonna get ugly.” But suddenly things calmed down. Just two weeks later, Jon Gosselin, 33, tweeted that he’d fired List on April 15 and that “Kate, her attorneys and I are moving forward to work out things privately and amicably.” People.com POLL Who Should Play He-Man on the Big Screen? The role of He-Man remains up for grabs in the upcoming big-screen version of Masters of the Universe (currently in development). So out of all the would-be action heroes in Hollywood, who should rock the furry loincloth? 40% KELLAN LUTZ 24% CHRIS EVANS 20% CHANNING TATUM 16% ALEXANDER SKARSGARD RUMOR PATROL ARE THEY REALLY DATING? KATE HUDSON & MILLIONAIRE JEFF SOFFER Sure, they’ve hung out lately, but Kate Hudson, 31, and Miami hotelier Jeff Soffer, 42, aren’t an item. “They’re very good friends and have been for a long time,” says a pal of Hudson’s. In fact, adds a friend of Soffer’s, he’s dating another famous blonde, model Elle Macpherson! DANCING‘S CHELSIE HIGHTOWER & MARK BALLAS Mark Ballas, 23, dedicated a song to Chelsie Hightower, 20, at a show, but it was a platonic gesture. “They’re good friends,” her rep says. “They’re doing dancing shows together during the off-season.” IS RUMER ENGAGED? Rumer Willis, 21, won’t be walking down the aisle anytime soon: Despite a blog report, the House Bunny star is not set to marry her actor boyfriend of a year and a half, Micah Alberti, 25. CAUGHT IN THE ACT • 4/21, L.A.: Dave Annable and fiancée Odette Yustman cuddled at the Project A.L.S. benefit at Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge. “Listen, I did the hard part,” he joked of recently proposing. • 4/21, N.Y.C.: Adrienne Bailon hosted the Rafaello & Co. Jewelers opening and the NFL Draft Grand bash. • 4/24, Las Vegas: Courtney Love hosted Hole’s Nobody’s Daughter album party at Tao. • 4/21, N.Y.C.: Salma Hayek and husband Francois-Henri Pinault had a date night at the Bid to Save the Earth Auction to raise ecology awareness. • 4/21, L.A.: Courteney Cox Arquette and Jennifer Meyer at a party for the L.A. Antique Show benefiting P.S. Arts. Tribeca Film Festival: THE PARTIES! New York City got a heavy dose of Hollywood at the 9th annual film fest in downtown Manhattan. Director Edward Burns brought wife Christy Turlington to the Heineken party for his film Nice Guy Johnny April 23. Two days later Amanda Seyfried cuddled with beau Dominic Cooper at a bash for her film Letters to Juliet at the Maritime Hotel. That night James Van Der Beek and expecting girlfriend Kimberly Brook celebrated with the cast of William Vincent at the Gates. Jessica Alba, who chilled with Ice Cube at the premiere party for his flick Straight Outta L.A., enjoyed her new role as a festival juror.