Avril Lavigne: I’m NOT in Rehab — Rumors Are “Hilarious”
Avril Lavigne is brushing off rumors that she’s secretly in rehab. On Tuesday, the singer took to Twitter to write, “The rehab RUMORS are hilarious! The only thing I’m addicted to right now is Bing Crosby.” She added, “MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! and to all a goodnight!”
Lavigne’s tweet came several weeks after she sparked concerns with a mystery illness. She asked for prayers on Twitter, and then thanked fans for their “sweet” messages, saying, “I appreciate the lovely notes and well wishes from everyone.” The star’s camp has refused to comment on her health woes, and unfortunately, some outlets have seized the silence and are using it to wildly speculate on what may be wrong.
Star magazine just last week claimed Lavigne has “been in rehab for depression and substance abuse issues.” The tabloid cited Lavigne’s alleged “partying,” and referred to previous claims that she and husband Chad Kroeger are headed for divorce. Of course, as Gossip Cop reported last month, Kroeger debunked those allegations, calling them both “amusing” and “hilarious.” The rocker even joked that the new rumor should be that he’s pregnant.
Whatever may be ailing Lavigne, it’s commendable that both she and Kroeger are able to maintain a sense of humor as tabloids try to invade their privacy. Gossip Cop sends both stars well-wishes this holiday season.