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Avril Lavigne gets engaged, and more headlines

Posted by Katie McLeod  August 22, 2012 09:53 AM

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Avril Lavigne is getting hitched to Nickelback's Chad Kroeger after a six-month courtship, reports He popped the question on August 8, placing a 14-karat diamond on her finger. This will be Lavigne's second time down the aisle (she was previously married to Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley). The will be Kroeger's first marriage. What do you think of the pair?


Lavigne photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images; Kroeger photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images

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