Bret Michaels Could Die During Sex
Bret Michaels, you know the Poison frontman and star of the whore-tastic "Rock of Love" reality show on VH1, is diabetic. In the July issue of Elle magazine, he says he doesn't take insulin just so he can perform better in the bedroom - but that could kill it.
You've lived with diabetes since you were a kid. How does the disease affect your sex life?
The only time it will ever affect you in bed is if you have extremely low blood sugar and you go into insulin shock, at which point you won't be standing up, let alone performing sex. However, I will sometimes hold off on the insulin, which will jack my blood sugar level up to the low 200 range. It's like how a prizefighter will want to go into the ring with his blood sugar levels high. It gives you the stamina of a bull. So, yes, sometimes I will endanger my own life to pleasure a woman.
He's like a cat with many lives, because sex hasn't killed him and this didn't, either.