Bret Michaels Calls Off Engagement to Longtime Girlfriend Kristi Gibson

| July 30, 2012 - 5:15 pm

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Bret Michaels and longtime girlfriend Kristi Gibson have called off their engagement.

Michaels’ publicist confirmed the news to Celebuzz on Monday. “Although the couple have separated they remain great friends and are committed to jointly raising their two daughters Raine Elizabeth and Jorja Bleu,” his rep said in a statement.

What caused the break up?

“With a multitude of projects in the works and an ongoing summer tour, conflicting schedules could have played a role in the break-up,” an insider tells Celebuzz.

Michaels and Gibson have dated on and off for about 18 years. They got engaged in 2010. They have two daughters, Raine Elizabeth and Jorja Bleu.

Michaels was the vocalist for the band Poison. He also appeared in his own VH1 reality show, Rock of Love.

Michaels was treated in 2010 for a brain hemorrhage. Last year he underwent a procedure to close a hole in his heart.

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