Daisy de la Hoya stole America’s hearts on the second season of Rock of Love with Bret Michaels.
In an exclusive interview with VH1, Daisy explains that there was a line between Daisy on TV and the real-life Daisy. I haven’t decided yet because right now I’m just finishing up some up um pre-college stuff.
To pursue acting and rock n’ roll, that’s what I did, and so along with that came sorta the baggage that I had already been carrying with me when I was a kid and I’ve had to deal with that. My music has a lot to do with who I am, obviously and the struggles that I’ve gone through and my relationships and I’m getting a little more political and a little more righteous with what I wanna say to people because I think that’s important.
That’s something I’ve been doing for most of the time since the shows ended. I’m trying to reunite with my mother who I have not actually spoke to in 13 years, so that’s a big deal for me and also very painful but this is all a part of the healing process and journey of a human being. I want to be there to help inspire people to do better and be better and not stand for anything less.
Did you feel like you knew what to expect going into the house?
Yes, I had watched the first season of the show so I already knew kinda what to expect.
The good news is that I’m dealing with it, I’ve dealt with it and I do understand and hopefully you know grown as person and hop I can inspire other people in that way, as well. When it comes this is what really comes out of me so I can’t give any more than that.All the feelings and all those things were documented genuinely because I let myself go like that and I let myself do that because I wanted to create something authentic. At that moment in time they were authentic but that was also my job. Some people we’ve spoken to really seem to fall for the person they’ve been competing for.Did you feel like other women there were really falling for Bret? What I do know is that if there was something that would have been able to transpire after the show on a more personal level without the cameras then that would be up to you know each individual but I honestly I didn’t really see that. I think some of the girls just sorta being as free as possible and really getting to know Bret on a different level and you know getting to experience his talents firsthand with his music and stuff.If you’re willing to put yourself out there like that and then that’s what it is.
If you’re willing to let people read your personal diary, that’s what it is. I’ve never been afraid to let people see who I am or let people see whatever it is because I don’t have any things I’m embarrassed about or ashamed.
The musicians opens up her substance abuse and her journey to reconnecting with her estanged mother after 13 years. I would really like to go to Australia but we’ll see uh what happens and where I can go. Were you pursuing music and acting before you found reality TV?