TMZ videotaped Avril Lavigne at the newly re-opened Teddy’s at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, where the singer was doing damage control after her previous spitting incidents with the paparazzi. Stopping to sign some photos for the autograph hounds, Lavigne was unusually kind as she made her way into the club. Footage at TMZ.com has since been removed.
Avril Lavigne Apologizes Over Spitting Incidents
September 30, 2006 – Avril posted the following response to reports of her recent run in with paparazzi, where she spit in the face of one and said “fu** you” to the rest. “I’d like to sincerely apologize for my behavior with the paparazzi,” the singer remarked. “It’s trying at best dealing with their insistent intrusions. I meant no offense to my fans, whose relationship I truly value. I have and will always go out of my way for my fans. My behavior was a reaction to the persistent attack from the paparazzi.”
Avril Lavigne’s Hubby Joins The Spitting Wars
September 30, 2006 – After a night of partying at the grand opening of Area nightclub in Hollywood, Sum 41 singer Deryck Whibley spit on one of the cameramen waiting outside, hitting him in the glasses. The photographer looked for a cop to report the incident to. However, his effort proved to be futile, as the only policeman nearby simply told him to call the LAPD. This event follows a two-night tirade from his wife Avril Lavigne, where she launched an oral offensive on two separate photographers. Footage from TMZ.com has since been removed.
Avril Lavigne Celebrates Birthday, Spits On Photographer
September 29, 2006 – After celebrating her 22nd birthday at Hyde, Avril unleashed a torrent of “fu** yous” to the paparazzi and autograph seekers, even signing the pleasant greeting on some pictures. Lavigne later spit at a photographer, hitting him in the face, while sitting in an SUV. Footage from TMZ.com has since been removed.
Avril Lavigne Getting Upbeat On New Album
September 16, 2006 – MTV News caught up with Avril, who discussed her upcoming LP, which will have less angst, more fun and more love songs. “I’ve got to say, this record is going to be so much fun. It’s really upbeat. I have a few love songs – it’s so funny,” she said, giggling. “Of course, I still have my boy-bashing songs, but they’re very playful. So the record is really fun and cool and different, and honestly I think it’s my best record yet. I can say that with confidence.” Read more.
Avril And Deryck At Hyde
September 5, 2006 – Avril Lavigne and her husband Deryck Whibley of Sum 41 were videotaped outside Hyde in Hollywood the other night. The couple were heckled by a man angry they weren’t signing autographs for resellers before entering their limo. Lulop.com has since removed the video.