Lavigne and Kroeger engaged

Last updated 13:45 22/08/2012
Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger
Getty Images

SURPRISE ENGAGEMENT: Avril Lavigne and Nickelback's Chad Kroeger are getting married.

Related Links

Avril Lavigne 'attacked by 5 people'

Relevant offers

Celebrities

Dear North, tell the paps to go but chat with mum first Beyonce pulls out of Coachella under doctor's orders Jason Gunn set to return to air weeks after heart attack Reese Witherspoon says NZ is the best place she's ever worked in Another One Direction baby on the way, as Cheryl shows off baby bump Gwyneth Paltrow releases new book to promote clean eating and 'clean sleeping' Melanie Lynskey gets physical for new Netflix role Taika Waititi's best moments Celebrity sale: Jerry Garcia's former home is on the market Olsen twins spotted in New Zealand

A romantic rock opera made in heaven? Avril Lavigne and Nickelback's Chad Kroeger, are set to get married. (Yes, to each other!).

The announcement comes quite as a surprise to some: The couple had kept their relationship under covers, and only few friends were aware that they were dating at all.

Now, after a six-month courtship, Lavigne's representatives have told People magazine, that the Canadian rockers are engaged to be married.

Lavigne, 27, and Kroeger, 37, first got together in February to co-write a song for Lavigne's upcoming fifth studio album.

"A romantic relationship blossomed as they spent time writing together," a friend of Lavigne told the magazine.

On August 8 Nickelback singer popped the question, and presented Lavigne with a 14-carat diamond ring.

"He makes her so happy," a family source told People magazine. "Both of their families could not be more excited."

It didn't take the social media community long to find a name for the newly-minted music power couple and the hastag #chavril was soon trending on Twitter.

It will be Kroeger's first marriage, while Lavigne has already once rocked down the aisle with Sum 41 Deryck Whibley from whom she split in 2009. She has also dated Kim Kardashian's step brother Brody Jenner.

And to close the circle watch Mr Lavigne Nr 1 perform a song by the future Mr Lavigne No 2:

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content