Avril Lavigne files for divorce

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 15 October 2009
Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne files for divorce

Avril Lavigne has filed for divorce from estranged husband Deryck Whibley, citing ''irreconcilable differences'' for the end of their three-year marriage

Avril Lavigne has filed for divorce from estranged husband Deryck Whibley.

The 'Girlfriend' singer took action to officially end her three-year marriage to the Sum 41 star at a Los Angeles court last Friday (09.10.09), citing "irreconcilable differences".

She is asking for a ruling to block Deryck from receiving spousal support.

Avril split from Deryck in September but insisted their break-up was amicable.

The 25-year-old star wrote on her blog: "Deryck and I have been together for six-and-a-half years. We have been friends since I was 17, started dating when I was 19, and married when I was 21. I am grateful for our time together, and I am grateful and blessed for our remaining friendship.

"I admire Deryck and have a great amount of respect for him. He is the most amazing person I know, and I love him with all my heart. Deryck and I are separating and moving forward on a positive note."

Before the split, Avril was reportedly seen flirting with oil heir Brandon Davis after spending a month partying on his yacht in the South of France.

However, sources close to Avril insist she and Brandon are "not involved romantically" and are "just friends".

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