(ANI): Avril Lavigne has confirmed reports she and her husband
Deryck Whibley have split. However, she insists she's grateful for
her time with the rocker.
The pair's 3-year marriage has been under the tabloid spotlight
for a long time now, amid rumours the Canadian couple had parted
ways, reports Contactmusic.
On her MySpace.com blog, Avril wrote, "Deryck and I have been
together for 6 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