D'IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) - If you happened to have passed by the PetSmart in D'Iberville on Friday afternoon, you may have noticed a large, screaming crowd. That's because fans of 80s rock and reality TV came out to meet legend Bret Michaels.
"That's what it is right there. Just having a great time, and I feel blessed to be able to do this," Michaels said.
Fans were ready to meet the rock star, and some planned out exactly what to say.
"I'm going to tell him he is the sexiest man alive," Lori Bryan said.
"Very sexy, he is, so that's why I'm here," Melissa Parker said.
Michaels said he loved having the opportunity to make an appearance in South Mississippi, not only to meet and hug his love stricken fans, but to also introduce his new pet collection.
"I love my animals, you know. I've had them since I was a kid. We created a line with PetSmart now being one of their top biggest selling lines, and I can't do it without all of the awesome fans and pet lovers and people that love it," Michaels said. "Being able to be at PetSmart and meet everyone like this, that's a great day."
To celebrate the line being one of the top sellers in the store, Michaels described the day as one big party for his fans and the pets.
"This is a party. I get to meet awesome people, and I'm really one of those guys who is still passionate about what I do," Michaels said. "I'm happy to be on the good side of the dirt. It's great to be here having a great time."
Michaels and his fans finished the night off with a live concert at the Hard Rock Casino in Biloxi.