That same year, Michaels met 16-year-old Tracy Lewis, who would become both his girlfriend and the muse for one of his most memorable songs. De Ville, who would become both Michaels' friend and a source of conflict.Eventually, Matt Smith tired of the band's struggle to find fame and returned home. Local publicity about the band eventually led to a record deal with Enigma Records, and their first album, Look What the Cat Dragged In.
The album went platinum, and the band became famous.I said, 'Girls, I'm jacked up right now, let's go into the house, let's party.I don't know if we're gonna find love, but we'll find something." They sure did.He later proposed to Kristi Gibson on his reality show, "Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It," but they called it off in 2012.Appearing on "The Steve Harvey Show" for the series' "Where Are They Now?