Avril Lavigne Announces Separation From Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger
Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger and pop star Avril Lavigne have separated after two years of marriage. According to PopCrush, Lavigne broke the news via her personal Instagram account earlier today to her 1.8 million followers.
Kroeger, 40, and Lavigne, 30, got engaged back in August 2012 and officially tied the knot in July 2013. It wasn't long until rumors spread that their marriage was on the rocks, but Lavigne's statement on her separation from Kroeger is the first piece of news straight from the couple.
While Lavigne announced the split today, it seems like the couple has been split up for a while, as Kroeger was spotted at a nightclub in Miami with another woman on Aug. 18, according to People.
Kroeger has been struggling with health issues lately, forcing Nickelback to cancel their summer and fall 2015 tour dates. Avril Lavigne married Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley in 2006, but divorced in 2009. Coincidentally, Whibley just got married over the weekend to his girlfriend Ariana Cooper. Get details of that wedding and see a photo of the couple here.
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