Kristi Gibson

Bret Michaels Calls Off Engagement

Rocker Bret Michaels has called off his engagement to the woman who nursed him through a series of medical emergencies in 2010.

Kristi Gibson, the Poison star’s longtime girlfriend and the mother of Michaels’ two daughters, has split from the rock star, ending a 16-year romance.

The 49-year-old singer asked Gibson to be his wife in December, 2010 as part of the finale of his VH1 reality showBret Michaels: Life As I Know It.

A spokesman for Michaels says, “Although the couple have separated, they remain great friends and are committed to jointly raising their two daughters, Raine and Jorja.”