Bret Michaels Will Degrade Himself, Women, Humanity Again For Another Season of "Rock of Love"

July 16, 2008 4:26 PM ET

If catching Rock of Love rejects like Destiney and Megan on VH1's I Love Money has got you itching (literally) for more of Bret Michaels' quest for romance, get ready for the third annual Mud Bowl: Rock of Love 3 is a go, with the Poison frontman switching things up a bit and taking his suitors on a tour bus across America in early 2009. Trust us, we're psyched, but perhaps the show is running low on ideas: VH1 is promising challenges like "a BBQ cook-off beneath the World's Largest Thermometer." We can picture Michaels' intro right now: "Nothing says rock & roll like big, hot meat! Hey-o!"

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