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Interesting Facts About Avril Lavigne

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i just found some interesting facts about Avril Lavigne & I thought of sharing this with you....

• Avril was parodied in Good Charlotte's video, "Girls and Boys".
• Michelle Lavigne appears in the Sk8er Boi video.
• Avril got free Osiris sneakers at the mall where the Complicated video was shot.
• Avril's cousin, Martine Filion (29) travelled to Ottawa (from Napanee) just to see Avril perform.
• Avril fixed her hair in braids all around her hair when she was in 11th grade.
• Avril's a hopeless romantic. She can't wait to get married and wear a veil.
• Avril is good friends with Pink and Vanessa Carlton.
• Avril's brother, Matt, accompanied her to New York City when she was still starting out.
• Once, in New York City, a man thought that Avril was a hooker. She's been carrying around a pocket knife ever since that incident.
• She wasn't the most popular girl at school.
• One of Avril's favorite countries is England.
• Avril's favorite song off her album is Losing Grip.
• Avril is lactose intolerant.
• Avril taught herself to play her dad's 6 string guitar when she was 12.
• Avril plays the guitar live for the songs Complicated and Naked.
• You can see Deryck Whibley frequently at Avril's concerts.
• Justin Timberlake and Eminem are big Avril fans.
• "Let Go", her CD, was originally called "Anything But Ordinary".
• Avril's most embarrassing moment was when her mom went to pick her up at a party when she was 14.
• Avril chooses to wear a watch on her right arm.
• She sang her first church solo when she was 10. She sang NEAR THE HEART OF GOD, "She sang like a song bird" remembers her mom. (YM October 2002)
• Listed in Teen People's "What's Next" 2003.
• She frequently says that she is has not claimed to be punk. Check out YM June 2002.
• Avril's manager, Terry McBride is also the manager for Dido.
• Avril got her record deal at age 16.
• She played on a hockey team at age 10.
• Hilary Duff dressed up as Avril on Halloween.
• Avril gets kicked out of clubs and bars frequently.
• She likes to play her acoustic guitar better when she first writes her songs and than she likes to play the electric during her concerts the best.
• She brings along a joke book while her and the group travels.
• She has a crush on Tobey Maguire, Eminem, the "Sk8er Boi", and the guys in her band.
• Avril plays a Gibson-Les Paul Studio in Black.
• Her fav. article of clothing are her Converse sneakers.
• She was signed to Nettwork at age 14 when she was at a bookstore.
• Avril does NOT do all of her own make-up. She sometimes gets help from professionals during concerts.
• Avril's High School was called 'Napanee District Secondary School'.
• At the age of 12 she won a radio competition to duet with Shania Twain.
• She likes the UK alot but she finds it expensive and she doesn't like the weather!
• Avril can fit into the suitcase which she takes on tour with her.
• She got suspended from school three times for skipping lessons and starting fights.
• Her middle name is Ramona.
• She gave Steve from Sum 41 a wedgie recently at a club in NYC.
• Her favourite items of her official merchandise are the ties+hoodies.
• She cannot eat her favourite food pizza because it is bad for her voice+vocals.
• She uses a camo lunchbox as a wallet.
• She won't pay $6 for a sandwich. "That's soo much."
• When she was looking in a BMW car showroom her dad said why don't you buy one, but Avril got angry and said she just wanted a used jeep!
• She keeps her skateboard in NYC because she says its like carrying a plank of wood around with you all day.
• She says she could pull off a backside ollie kickflip when she was in High School.
• She can ollie over her miniature schnauzer, Sam.
• Avril doesn't like copy-cats. She is flattered that girls dress like her, though!
• Avril doesn't like to follow trends and wears whatever she wants.
• Eminem, Justin Timberlake, Pink, and Fred Durst are all big fans of Avril.
• Avril once kissed a boy on the cheek in 1st grade....don't worry, it was in a play.
• Avril taught her self how to skate, when she was just 14.
• Avril uses peach lipstick or tanish white. Avril uses chapstick most of the time.
• If Avril would make a sandwich to eat it would have: olives, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, mayonnaise and ham/or turkey meat.
• Avril loves pizza that has lots of olives on top.
• Avril's Favorite sodas are: Coke, Grape, and Root Beer
• Avril loves sleepovers. "I love being with the girls."
• Every month, Avril goes to a special place in Hollywood to get a Brazilian Bikini Wax.
• Avril says she had a love for music at an early age. "When I was like six, I had this little plastic flute thingy and I liked to march through the house blowing it. I was a good blower. It drove my mom crazy though!"
• Avril hopes to get a dragon tat on her back or on her left arm.
• Avril wears fake tattoos.
• Avril likes to wear black and white stripe socks.
• Avril has two piercings on her left ear and one on her right ear.
• Avril has asthma.
• She was named the MVP of her hockey team when she was 12.
• Avril loves the feel of new songs on her feet.
• Avril likes the band Simple Plan and had them open up a gig for one of her tour stops.
• Avril wears a tat that says KEY on her right or left knuckle on her hand. It's not real.
• Although - Avril DOES have a tattoo now, a star on her wrist.
• Avril never uses a straightener for her hair.
• Avril's good friends with Craig from Gob.
• Avril felt bad about the "fried chicken ass" line in "My World," and went back to apologize to the manager of the chicken place she worked at.
• Avril used to be afraid of flying in planes.
• Avril loves playing video games.
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l. Wanna know if avril wanted to collab with eminem just to be next to him.
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I love the one about "My World"...I was always wondering what that line meant :/
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I love Sk8ter Boi!
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"Hilary Duff dressed up as Avril on Halloween." I love Hilary and Avril both!
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