Why is this man smiling? (With apologies to Esquire…)
By Perez Mills
We’ll dispense with the subtleties, and get right to the meat: we don’t know what’s nuttier, the fact that Avril Lavigne is engaged to Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger, or that when the news got out last night Twitter almost crashed as a result of users expressing their congrats, expressing their confusion, and in most cases, heaping abuse on the couple. “Twitter Confused Over Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger’s Engagement” read one headline.
Aside from all that, though…. have you been NickRoll’d yet? As one wag puts the matter, in the wake of this Avril-Nickelback union, it’s almost like having the latest fun internet meme unfold in real life. Or something like that…