‘Rock of Love With Bret Michaels’: How Lacey Sculls Saved the Show

by Jeremy Spirogis
Lacey Sculls (nee Conner)

Fans of Rock of Love With Bret Michaels may need a powerful distaste for Lacey Sculls (née Conner). That’s as a result of she performed the villain throughout season 1. In actuality, Sculls deliberately got down to be essentially the most hated contestant on the truth present.

Sculls lately spoke with Showbiz Cheat Sheet over Zoom about her determination to grow to be the villain and, in the end, the way it saved Rock of Love

Lacey Sculls (nee Conner)
Lacey Sculls | Chelsea Lauren/WireImage

Lacey Sculls shook issues up on ‘Rock of Love With Bret Michaels’ 

After VH1 skilled success with exhibits like The Surreal Life and Flavor of Love, the community determined to offer Poison frontman Bret Michaels his personal shot at discovering love in a actuality tv setting. 

Michaels was put in an opulent mansion with 20-some ladies. Much like The Bachelor, the ladies would compete to win group dates and one-on-one time with the rockstar.

Sculls was a type of ladies — she was considered one of Michaels’s closing three. She made it so far as she did within the competitors due to a acutely aware alternative. Sculls was going to be Rock of Love‘s villain. 

Lacey Scull was impressed by one other VH1 villain — Tiffany ‘New York’ Pollard 

Tiffany Pollard was one of many ladies courting Flavor Flav on season 1 of Flavor of Love. She was given the nickname “New York” by Flavor Flav himself, then went on to be known as the “Head B*tch in Charge.”

Pollard’s capability to control the opposite contestants and villainous perspective helped her make it to the present’s finale.

“When I watched Flavor of Love, I had the identical response towards ‘New York’ as lots of people had after they watched me,” Sculls informed Showbiz. “I was like, ‘Why is she still there? She’s terrible. Send her home.’” 

Flavor Flav selected Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander as his closing woman, however followers liked Pollard a lot, they needed extra. She returned for Flavor of Love Season 2 and went on to star in her personal sequence, I Love New York

Having seen “New York’s” plan of assault work, Sculls determined she was going to be the villain for her stint on Rock of Love. 

‘Rock of Love With Bret Michaels’ was nearly ‘mundane’

As Sculls reported, Rock of Love With Bret Michaels was nearly a really totally different present. During our chat, Sculls recalled the very first evening within the Rock of Love mansion. 

“Within a few hours of all of us girls being in the house, I remember Mia [Tidwell] and a couple of other girls were talking about doing [their] nails or talking about something that was like very mundane,” Sculls defined.  

As cameramen zoomed in on this “mundane” dialog about manicures, Sculls remembered considering: “Oh, my God, this show is going to be a f*cking flop.” At that second, Sculls determined to embrace “New York’s” villainous perspective. 

Lacey Sculls performed villain to make ‘Rock of Love With Bret Michaels’ entertaining

When Sculls agreed to do the present, she needed to create memorable tv. 

“My primary goal was [to make] this TV show the best that it can possibly be,” Sculls defined. As such her mindset was: “I want to contribute in whatever way that I can to ensure that this TV show is going to be a big success and that people are really going to enjoy it.” 

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Throughout season 1, Sculls’s plan of assault was to select the opposite ladies off one after the other. Each episode, she focused a special girl, discovering their weak point and preying on them till they cracked. While not very good, Sculls’s transfer in the end created a number of the most entertaining tv. 

Today, Sculls continues to be celebrating her villainy with many different VH1 actuality stars on the Talk of Love podcast. Ironically, many followers have modified their perspective in regards to the Rock of Love villain. 

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