News Ticker: Avril Lavigne and Deryck Whibley, Bonnaroo, Paul McCartney, Lou Albano

October 15th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • Avril Lavigne has officially filed for divorce from Sum 41’s Deryck Whibley citing “irreconcilable differences.” The Canadian rockers split September 4th after three years and one month of marriage, TMZ reports, and Lavigne is not seeking spousal support, nor does she wish to pay Whibley. The pair collaborated on Lavigne’s forthcoming album.

  • Bonnaroo 2009 is coming to your home as a $16.99 DVD on December 15th. Live From Bonnaroo 2009 features live and backstage footage of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Phish, Beastie Boys, Elvis Costello and more.
  • Paul McCartney was recognized for “All You Need Is Love,” “Come Together” and “Hello Goodbye” and named Songwriter of the Year at the 29th Annual ASCAP Awards in London yesterday. Coldplay’s “Viva la Vida” picked up an award for Song of the Year.
  • Wrestling’s Lou Albano, known for his cameos in Cyndi Lauper videos like “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” and “She Bop,” died yesterday at age 76. Cause of death has not yet been disclosed, CNN reports.

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