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Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger Stunned Family With Avril Lavigne Engagement News

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Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger has not been married before, though he did get engaged once, so maybe the engagement chain of command was not immediately apparent. The vocalist revealed to Hello! Canada (via JAM! Music) that he told his parents about his engagement shortly after Avril Lavigne said yes.

He explained, “You never know what your parents are going to say when you tell them you’re getting married – especially when it’s with someone they haven’t met yet. My mom is a huge fan of Avril’s, so putting her on the speaker phone and telling her the news was hilarious and equally embarrassing.”

While Lavigne has yet to meet Chad’s parents, the Nickelback singer admits he also has some introductions to make. He says he’s never visited Lavigne’s hometown of Napanee, Ontario, and he adds, “I find that almost as terrifying as telling your parents you’re going to tie the knot. You just never know when someone is going to come out of the woodwork with a story that starts off with, ‘Let me tell you about the time…’”

Lavigne tells the magazine that even though the engagement came as a surprise to many, the reaction has been quite positive. “Everyone is super stoked for us,” says the singer. “The reaction from our friends and family has been awesome!”

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