‘Celebrity Justice’ reports that James Speedy, a 31-year-old Seattle computer expert, pleaded guilty to stalking Avril Lavigne, and was sentenced to 30 days in jail. According to prosecutors, Speedy relentlessly pursued Avril. He was eventually arrested and ordered to stay away from the singer and her family, but that apparently didn’t stop him. When Lavigne held a concert at a Seattle mall, cops picked up Speedy just before she went onstage.
Avril Lavigne Smokes And Signs Autographs In Hollywood
April 29, 2005 – Avril enjoyed another wild night out in Hollywood on April 29th. The drunken Canadian pop rocker stumbled out of the trendy Spider club, smoking a cigarette and signing autographs for resellers before being driven off by her girlfriends. Note: The images provided by Bauer Griffin have since been removed.
Avril Lavigne Smokes & Flips Off Paparazzi Outside Spider
April 24, 2005 – Avril partied like the rock star that she is at the popular Spider club on April 22nd. The 21 year-old singer appeared extremely drunk as she stumbled out of the Hollywood club, hanging on her girlfriends’ sleeves to stay upright. Avril then gave everybody quite the show, joking about “Paris Hilton being a sl*t” on the p.a. loudspeaker system of the truck while smoking a cigarette. Note: The images provided by Bauer Griffin have since been removed.
Avril Lavigne Talks With hot30’s Lowie
April 13, 2005 – Avril phoned into Lowie’s hot30 Countdown recently while in Japan to talk about her tour. Lavigne brushed off the question about boyfriend Deryck Whibley of Sum 41, explaining she doesn’t discuss her personal life. Lavigne then talked about her distaste of sushi, her upcoming album, what she brings along on tour, how she’s become more serious about her work, how she prepares for a concert, shopping in Japan, how her show has changed, and more. The interview audio at Auspipe.com has since been removed.
Avril Lavigne Covers ‘American Idiot’ In Melbourne
April 5, 2005 – Contributed Anonymously: Avril played a show in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday (April 9) at the Rod Laver Arena and busted out a new cover of Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’. Though she had to read the lyrics off an amp in front of her, reviews from the show say the cover sounded awesome. Pictures from the concert are available from GettyImages.
Avril Lavigne’s Interview Skills Mocked In Perth
April 8, 2005 – Luke of 92.9 FM caught up with Avril at her hotel ahead of her concert at Challenge Stadium on Wednesday (April 6) in Perth, Australia. The DJ’s joked about how tough an interview with Lavigne is, and during the interview, Luke’s “thoughts” were piped in about how dull her responses were. Auspipe.com has since removed the audio.
Avril Lavigne Wins Big At Juno Awards
April 5, 2005 – Avril was the big winner at this year’s Juno Awards, taking three statues for Artist of the Year, Pop Album of the Year for ‘Under My Skin’ and the Juno Fan Choice award. The show, the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys, took place Sunday night at Winnipeg’s MTS Centre. Toronto rapper K-os matched Lavigne’s three with wins with awards for Single of the Year for ‘Crabbuckit’, Rap Recording of the Year for Joyful Rebellion and Video of the Year for ‘B-Boy Stance’. The full story at RollingStone.com has since been removed.