Talk about pop-punk royalty.
met lavigne sum 41 At the bar when she was only 17 years old. She said, “I went out with him the first day I met him.” rolling rock In 2011. “He gave me my first shot of Jäger. I was wearing a tie—it was in my tie days.”
But the Canadian couple didn’t start dating until two years later, and Lavigne even tattooed her love for the singer on her body, tattooing a small pink heart surrounding the letter “D.” Lavigne and Whipley married on private property in Montecito, California, in July 2006, where they shared their first dance on… Goo Goo Dolls “iris.”
But a lot for their happy ending: Lavigne filed for divorce in October 2009. A source told E! The news at the time was that the couple had “been growing apart for months. They’ve become more like business partners than husband and wife.”
Announcing their separation, Lavigne wrote on her website, “We’ve been friends since I was 17, started dating when I was 19, got married when I was 21, and I’m so grateful for our time together, I’m so grateful and blessed for that.” remaining”.
The duo continued to collaborate on Lavigne’s 2011 album, “Goodbye Lullaby,” although Whibley legally removed “Lavigne” from his full name after adding the label when they tied the knot.