Avril Lavigne speaks about wedding to Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger

08/07/13

Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger

Avril Lavigne has spoken about getting married Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger in a goth-themed wedding.

The pair tied the knot at a chateau near Cannes in the south of France.

Lavigne wore a black Monique Lhuillier gown for the day and posed for pictures with a bouquet of black roses.

The 28-year-old singer told Hello! Magazine: "I had goosebumps from head to toe and my eyes filled with tears. It's a moment I will never forget as long as I live."

Lavigne was previously married to Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley until she met 38-year-old Kroeger.

"My body was overtaken by emotion," she added. "I saw him and he was so calm and happy.

'Complete woman'

"He had a tear coming down and he wiped it away. I felt so good walking to him. It made me feel like a complete woman.

"I wanted it to be over the top. I'm obsessed with castles and I love French decor and goth. I found this castle and it was perfect.

"I also wanted to make sure it was a crazy vacation and an experience of a lifetime for our guests."

Canadian Chad Kroeger proposed to Lavigne a month into their relationship.

He said: "It felt like the stars had aligned. It felt like fate was intervening and I was being given this wake-up call, 'Don't let this one get away.'

"And I think she felt the same way and that's why I proposed in such a short time span, because we wanted to start our lives together."

Avril Lavigne's last album, Goodbye Lullaby, was released in 2011. She had a number one single in America with her 2007 track Girlfriend.

Nickelback brought out their seventh studio album, Here and Now, in 2011.

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