Avril Lavigne Marries Fellow Canadian Rocker

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Pop star and wannabe punk rocker Avril Lavigne wed Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley in Montecito, Calif., on Saturday afternoon.

Deryck Whibley, Avril Lavigne Photo

The Catholic ceremony began at 5 p.m. and lasted only 20 minutes. Lavigne, 21, hails from Ontario, Canada, as does her 26-year old husband. The two were friends for several years before they began dating in 2004.

Whibley proposed in Venice, Italy, back in June 2004, while she was in the midst of her European tour.

"Avril looked beautiful! Her hair was very bright blonde. Her dress was simple, but elegant," a witness said of the ceremoney.

After the groom kissed the bride, guests flung rose petals on the newlyweds as they traipsed up the aisle.

"Attendees cheered with excitement, and were so stoked for the newlyweds," said the witness, who is totally not trying to cash in on her friend's fame by talking to the tabloids.

Lavigne may act like she's trying to act tough in order to sell CDs, but deep down, she says she's a real sweetheart, too.

"I might look like a tough chick â€" and I am â€" but I'm also a hopeless romantic inside," Lavigne said.

When asked if the nuptials will impact the release of more sub-par music from Lavigne or Sum 41, the newlyweds had no comment. They also declined to comment on whether their future children would be given names as absurd as Avril or Deryck. Actually, no one asked them that. At least that we know of. We made it up. However, if someone did ask either of those questions, chances are they would not comment.


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