Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne are not getting divorced, and Kroeger wishes people would start a new rumor because the current one is keeping his father up at night. Speaking with Canadian television entertainment news show eTalk, the 39-year-old Nickelback vocalist shared his views on the celebrity headlines predicting the dissolution of his marriage to rocker chick Avril Lavigne. Chad Kroeger said it isn’t funny when his family worries about the state of his marriage thanks to the tabloid rumor mill, according to a People report.
“When you’re standing in the checkout line at the grocery store and you look over and it’s your face on there. Not the… Kardashians… and Brangelinas… it’s ‘Chavril.’ You’re like, ‘Can I buy all these? So that no one can see?'”
Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne were married on July 1, 2013, exactly one year after they began dating, and rumors about the end of their marriage started while they were still newlyweds. Despite the constant speculation about marital troubles, the couple has remained together. When Kroeger’s own father confided in him that he hadn’t slept in days after hearing the gossip, the Nickelback rocker cautioned him not to believe everything he hears.
“I’m like, ‘Dad, you’re not buying all this crap, are you?'”
Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne are not expecting a baby, but Kroeger suggested substituting a pregnancy rumor for the divorce gossip when he spoke with ET Canada. It seems that he took inspiration from another popular celebrity rumor: Jennifer Aniston’s perpetual pregnancy.
“When you get out of high school, and it’s like ugh, okay. All that rumor crap. All that stuff that people say behind each other’s backs is minuscule, pales in comparison to the world of celebrity or being married to a celebrity. That’s high school multiplied exponentially. It’s ridiculous. How many times has Jennifer Aniston been pregnant this year? A dozen? Let’s start a new rumor. I’m pregnant.”
As previously reported by the Inquisitr, Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne have been the target of divorce rumors for awhile now, prompting the Nickelback lead singer to refute the rumors on Twitter. Despite the couple’s protests, the scuttlebutt about a possible split keeps rearing its ugly head.
“I’ve been listening to a couple Fleetwood Mac and Guns N Roses albums recently,” Kroeger wrote recently on Twitter. “RUMORS & LIES… Too funny – CK.”
What do you think of the Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne divorce rumors? Is the celebrity couple hiding something, or are reports of the demise of their marriage premature? Comments are welcome.
[Image via Avril Lavigne Instagram]