Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger Engaged: 10 Excited Reactions From Nickelback Fans

Avril Lavigne Chad Kroeger Split - H 2012
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Avril Lavigne Chad Kroeger Split - H 2012

It had to be the most snarked-upon marriage announcement since Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries revealed their ultimately ill-fated engagement, but the impending union of Canadian rockers Avril Lavigne and Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger isn't being maligned everywhere.

After all, with over 50 million albums sold and the Billboard-given distinction of being the top rock band of the 2000s, Nickelback certainly have some fans. In fact, 14 million people like their Facebook page -- four million more than The Rolling Stones, and five million more than Madonna.

As such, it's no surprise that the engagement announcement got plenty of positive reactions on that Nickelback Facebook page. They number in the thousands, so here's just a sampling of 10 excited notes from well-wishing fans:

OMG you go girl, He's the lucky one!!!!!! But I have to admit so are you. He's so hot and I love you both. I think it's awesome. đŸ™‚

what is wrong with you jealous people ! ? what negative things to say ... his given us joy that voice is a gift that touches the soul why cant you give back with love wish him well let him have his love ! be cool ...

He is SO hot and shes a cutie.what a great couple!!!!!

congratulations to you both. i fist would like to say chad and Avril i love both your music and I'm a big fan of both of you. how ever i am shocked you popped the question only after 6 months . this is my own opinion but i don't real agree with how this happened nor do i think you are a good match for each other. However if you make each other happy that's whats important. I'm glad you two love each other so much and I hope you have a wonderful life together. I cant wait to hear the music you both are going to make in the future. oh btw chad Ive been listening to your music ever since i could walk. lol. XD one of your biggest fans

OMG I'm happy and mad at the same time....my 2 favourite people in the world are getting married.....I now know I so would of had a chance since Avril is the younger version of me. Love ya Chad!! ♥ đŸ™‚

Congratulations! Talk about a rock star couple you are two of my fav's and that says alot coming from a 54 year old woman!!

That's kinda creepy. I went through a Nickleback marathon on my commute at the end of last week and the flipped my iPod to Avril for my commute earlier this week. Maybe she can convince him to grow his hair out again!

Well Nickelback my favorite artist and Avril my favorite female artist getting together....simply amazing. Great love couple right there. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

I am gob smacked and jealous at the same time. Oh well, he had to get married sooner or later. To bad I'm all the way out there in Australia...lol. Good luck to them both I say, I hope they make the marriage last. First time for Chad, and I hope it's the last tim

Omf! Omf! Omf! Omf! Omf! Omf! Omf! Omf! Omf! Omf! Omf! Omf! Omf! Omf! My 2 favourite singers to be married!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Truly a great union!! Super awesome! Congratz guys!