You can talk about pop punk royalty. 

Lavigne met the Sum 41When she was only 17 years old, she met the frontman of a bar. She said that she fell in love with the man on her first date. Rolling StoneIn 2011. “He gave me my first shot of Jäger. I had a tie on—it was back in the days of the tie.”

But the Canadian pair didn’t begin dating until two years later, with Lavigne even inking her love for the singer on her body, tattooing a small pink heart surrounding the letter “D.” Lavigne and Whibley got married at a private estate in Montecito, Calif., in July 2006, where they shared their first dance to the Goo Goo Dolls “Iris.” 

But so much for their happy ending: Lavigne filed for divorce in October 2009. A source told CelebHomes News at the time that the couple had been “growing apart for months. Their relationship has evolved into more of a business partnership than a husband-wife duo.

Lavigne posted on her website that she and Lavigne had been best friends since age 17. She started dating at 19 years old, got married when 21 years old. Thankful for their time together and grateful and blessed to have remained friends.

After naming the couple “Lavigne”, Whibley legal removed the “Lavigne” part of his full name.