Chad Kroeger To Marry Avril Lavigne

The pair have been quietly dating for six months. Now the Nickelback frontman, ten years her senior, has proposed - and she said yes.

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We had no idea they were even dating, but Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger proposed to Avril Lavigne on August 8 and she said yes.

The pair have apparently been together for six months, but kept is so quiet that few knew they were an item. The relationship started when Kroeger was recruited to co-write a song on Lavigne's new album.

"A romantic relationship blossomed as they spent time writing together," one of her friends told People magazine. "He makes her so happy. Both of their families could not be more excited."

Perhaps there was a message in Nickelback's latest single, "Trying Not To Love You". A video was posted only two days ago.

Kroeger has never been married, but Lavigne tied the knot with Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley in 2006. Their marriage ended three years later.

In other recent Nickelback news, a fan fell down a 40-foot gorge while trying to sneak into one of their shows. Now that's dedicated.

Congratulations to both Chad and Avril on their engagement!

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    notaconotaco
    Chad has insisted the wedding be boring, generic, and exactly like every other wedding.
    dingotron
    If he wants to make it real boring, he should get 3 doors down to cover Nickleback songs at the reception.
    TuningGamer
    Nah, get Sum 41 for teh lolz.
    i_am_metalhead
    Why? The it would actually be entertaining. The point is to get a band that sucks.
    aureliusgtr
    and sum 41 sucks...
    mop10893
    i don't ****ing think so. Sum 41 is a very talented group who put on a good show and Whibley is an amazing songwriter. They're certainly better than Nickelback. Then again, what rock group isn't?
    guitarist41
    Saying Sum 41 suck is usualy based on ignorance. Anyhoo, she does seem like a wee dirty.
    RedMetaller
    Dude, sum 41 really suck, they copied every ****ing song, if you don't know this you're the ignorant!
    nafireball
    They've publicly admitted to Battery being inspired by the thrash metal of the 80's, particularly Metallica's. While I do think the song is a very close copy to Battery, the fact that they have done covers of Master of Puppets live does go to prove that they were just inspired by the music they listened to as kids.
    nafireball
    Not battery, ****. Battery is the song they copied. The Bitter End is the one I'm talking about.
    guitar7masta
    Look everyone! She's holding up her middle finger AGAIN. What a punk rocking badass!
    tomc2
    I hope to God they don't breed.
    iommi600
    Especially if you mean "musically breed".
    Jimmyboba
    You never know, putting what minimal musical talent they have together may result in a half decent musical child. That said, It could go the other way and we could have Rebecca Black-esque triplets.
    i_am_metalhead
    Avril Lavigne is amazingly talented. You may not like her music, but that doesn't give you the right to discredit her abilities. Hell, I be she could play any instrument she picks up better than you can.
    TimmyTheWALRUS
    So first, it was Deryck Whibley, now this guy.. who's next? Axl Rose?
    Creepingdeth89
    She's clearly only interested in marrying other Canadians.
    Kozlic
    I bet she just can't wait for Bieber to turn 18. But she's hot...almost makes me wanna be canadian.
    SiggyBond23
    Plot twist: someone actually did like Nickelback...
    Rick_Diculous
    ....yet there are still people out there who think gay couples are the ones ruining the institution of marriage.
    Galfadez
    I don't see how this could ruin the institute of marriage? Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries yes, but Chad and Avril no...